Thank you for considering the Robert R. McCormick Foundation as a partner in your work. We welcome funding requests from nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations for purposes that support the core priorities of our grantmaking areas listed below.
Communities: Help low-income children, families and adults improve their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. Please note: Organizations must apply through one of our fund partners listed below
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Long Island, NY
Los Angeles, CA
Democracy: Strengthen the pillars that are essential to a strong democratic society: civic education and engagement; high quality journalism that informs and engages the public; and government institutions and practices accountable to the people.
Education: Build a system of quality early care and education for children birth through third grade in Illinois. Please note: this program does not accept unsolicited applications or inquiries.
Journalism: Create an informed, news-literate and engaged citizenry through quality content, audience education and protection of press freedoms.
Veterans: Create welcoming and inclusive communities for those who served and their families where each is able to reach their maximum potential.