Landmarks Illinois Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side

ABOUT THE Landmarks Illinois Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side

The Landmarks Illinois Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side was created to support grantees in their effort to preserve and promote the history, culture and architecture of Chicago’s South Side. The fund provides financial support to the following types of projects:

  • Significant structures or sites located on Chicago’s South Side that are under threat of demolition, imminent deterioration or are of such architectural importance that their preservation will benefit the public and community.
  • Structures or sites on Landmarks Illinois’ most recent “Endangered List” are presumed to be Eligible Structures.

Boundaries

The South Side is approximately defined as the following boundaries:

  • South of Cermak Road;
  • West of Lake Michigan;
  • East of S. Ashland Avenue;
  • North of the southern boundary of the city of Chicago.

GUIDELINES

Is your project or organization eligible for a Landmarks Illinois Timuel D. Black, Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago’s South Side? Read our full guidelines below to learn about grant eligibility, types of projects, size of grants, how to apply and the grant review process.

Grant Guidelines

Applications

Eligible applicants include nonprofit and community organizations, faith-based and educational institutions. Landmarks Illinois, in exceptional circumstances, can determine other persons or organizations to be eligible applicants. Read our full grant guidelines above for additional application requirements.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

  • January 15
  • April 15
  • July 15
  • October 15
Apply

CONTACT

Questions? Contact Suzanne Germann, Director of Grants and Easements: (312) 922-1742 extension 225 or click here to send her an email.

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