The Benjamin B. Green-Field Foundation's mission is
to foster improved human services and community support that effectively meet
the needs of today's vulnerable young and elderly. Investments in each of these
areas are evaluated against clear goals and measured by results, as well as
Organizations making grant requests should be
located in the City of Chicago. Only those organizations that support the interests of Benjamin B. Green-Field will
No special application form is required. Proposals
- A letter with information about both the organization as a whole and the project in particular, specifying the amount requested from the Foundation, and providing a justification for the request
An explanation of the constituency to be served
A 501(c)(3) tax determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service
A budget for both the organization as a whole and the project in particular
A list of the current Board of Directors
Any additional materials, such as an annual report, may be attached
Because Benjamin B. Green-Field's abiding interest
in aiding youth and the elderly was so profound, the Foundation requires that
his name and largesse be, in some way, memorialized in perpetuity within the
confines of an organization's headquarters, during an activity supported by the
Foundation, or in some other appropriate fashion. Those organizations applying
for grants should include a detailed description of the manner in which this
will be accomplished and maintained.
Only one copy of each proposal is required.
Organizations submitting completed requests will be notified immediately after
each applicable Board Meeting.
Application packages should be sent to: