Sec. 650.30 - Grant Eligibility Criteria

ยง 650.30. Grant Eligibility Criteria

Grant awards may be made to an applicant that:

a) is a not-for-profit corporation that is exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the federal Internal Revenue Code ( 26 USC 501(c)(3)) (Section 15(1) of the Act);

b) is organized under the General Not for Profit Corporation Act of 1986 [805 ILCS 105] for the purpose of providing charitable services to the community (Section 15(2) of the Act);

c) complies with the provisions of the Charitable Trust Act [760 ILCS 55] (Section 15(3) of the Act);

d) is domiciled in the State of Illinois and provides charitable services exclusively in the State of Illinois;

e) has the equivalent of one full-time paid employee; and

f) certifies that it has adopted a nondiscrimination policy that complies with the Illinois Human Rights Act [775 ILCS 5] and all applicable federal and State laws.

(Adopted at 38 Ill. Reg. 23810, effective December 4, 2014. Amended at 41 Ill. Reg. 13383, effective October 20, 2017)

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