Each year New Trier Township awards grants to non-profit agencies that provide social services to Township residents.
Agencies must meet eligibility requirements and address one or more of the funding target areas.
Agency Funding Hearings
The Township will receive social service agency proposals prior to the Monday, September 12, 2016 by noon deadline for program funding for FY2017-18. In October, Advisory Committess review the proposals and prepare questions for the hearing portion of the process. Agency funding hearings take place during November with decision meetings held in December. All hearings are open to the public. The Agency Funding Hearing Schedule, which includes hearing dates and times, can be found on the Township Calendar on the home page.
To be eligible for funding an agency must:
- be a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
- provide direct services to a significant number of New Trier Township residents
- have a firm sense of mission
- have appropriate non-profit infrastructure in place that ensures accountability and performance to its clients and funders
- meet one or more of Township identified priorities including seniors, youth, economically challenged families and persons with disabilities.
Funding Application Process
Each agency/program requesting funding from the Township will be referred to an advisory committee of the Township, who will make funding and agency/program recommendations to the New Trier Township Board of Trustees. Typically the schedule for funding is as follows:
||Application forms and budget worksheet made available online
||Public funding hearing
||Advisory committee recommendations developed
||Township Board reviews advisory committee recommendations
||Township Board decisions incorporated into budget
||Public hearing and approval of budget
Funding Application Requirements
Each agency/program requesting funding from the Township must submit a budget form and application. Agencies should use the instructions provided to guide them through the process. The application deadline for Fiscal Year 2017-18 funding is Monday, September 12, 2016 by noon.
Forms in pdf format:
FY2016 Funded Agencies
To view a list of agencies funded please click here.
For further information:
Community Services Administrator
847-446-8203 or Email