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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Contact Information: Joan Olson (630) 407-6015 or Evan Shields (630) 407-6022

Thursday, December 15, 2016

DuPage County to Host Human Services Grants Informational Meetings in January

DuPage County will host two informational meetings in January for local nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant through the Human Services Grant Fund (HSGF).

The meetings will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5 and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 in Room 3-500B of the DuPage County JTK Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton.

DuPage County created the Human Services Grant Fund to assist organizations that serve County residents in need. This year, the fund will distribute $1 million to grant recipients.

The grants are available to organizations that help families achieve independence, ensure the protection of children and other vulnerable residents and maximize prevention opportunities to strengthen families’ well-being and stability. In the 2016 grant year, more than 62,000 people received assistance. The average grant awarded in 2016 was $16,950.

Information regarding eligibility guidelines, selection criteria, and the grant application will be available on Jan. 4 at www.dupageco.org/Community_Services/Client_Services/6285/ in the Human Services Grant Fund section. 

For more information, please contact Barbara Temborius, Community Development Specialist, at barbara.temborius@dupageco.org or by phone at (630) 407-6603 or through the general email address at communitydev@dupageco.org.

Information regarding eligibility guidelines, selection criteria along with the grant application will also be made available at the informational meetings.