Chicagoland Non-profits Vying to Win One of Forty $25,000 Grants

 
Lisa Cooper
Updated 9/22/2020 8:22 AM

Help Chicagoland Communities Win a $25,000 Grant and Vote starting on September 23!

State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Announces Top 200 Causes That Need Your Votes

 

Communities across the United States answered the call from State Farm® to submit causes that would make a positive impact in their neighborhoods. Twelve (12) Chicagoland causes need your help by voting for them and encouraging others to vote to bring money to their communities.

From Sept. 23 through Oct. 2, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for their favorite cause at www.neighborhoodassist.com to help bring a $25,000 grant to each of the top 40 vote-getters.

Two thousand submissions were received through State Farm Neighborhood Assist, a crowd-sourced philanthropic program that empowers communities to identify issues in their neighborhoods. The State Farm Review Committee selected the top 200 finalists.

Chicagoland causes in the Top 200 include:

Cause Organization City Cause URL Direct Voting Link

Bartlett Fire Protection District Residential Smoke Alarm Installation Bartlett Fire Protection District Bartlett https://<URL destination="http://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033276 ">www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033276

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Creating therapy kits for families to continue mental health services at home during COVID-19 Northwestern Settlement Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033074

College Possible Chicago College Possible Chicago Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033204

Rogers Park Community Response Team Howard Area Community Center Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033230

Telehealth Counseling for High-Risk Youth Youth Outreach Services Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033520

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Project H.O.O.D.’s Construction Program â€" It’s Rebuilding Lives! Project H.O.O.D. Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033594

The Night Ministry The Night Ministry Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033953

Open Heart Magic Open Heart Magic Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2035213

Create a Sanctuary for Chicago's Youth The Bloc Chicago https://<URL destination="http://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2035255 ">www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2035255

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Turning Point, Inc. Turning Point, Inc. Crystal Lake https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2034843

Reading Power, Inc. Reading Power, Inc. North Chicago https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033187

Cancer Wellness Center - Cancer Support Services Cancer Wellness Center Northbrook https://<URL destination="http://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033575 ">www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033575

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Address food insecurity in Chicago and its near-west suburbs. Beyond Hunger Chicago Oak Park https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2033841

Together We Cope Food Pantry Together We Cope Tinley Park https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/2034904

The 200 causes have until Oct. 2 at 11:59pm ET to rally votes, and anyone voting is allowed up to 10 votes per day. Voters can use them all on one cause, or spread them out in any way among multiple causes.

On November 4, the top 40 vote-receiving causes will be announced at www.neighborhoodassist.com and a $25,000 grant will be awarded to each of the affiliated nonprofits.

For a complete list of the top 200 causes or to vote for a cause, go to www.neighborhoodassist.com starting September 23 at 12:01am ET.

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