The Donald P. and Byrd M. Kelly Foundation was established in 1987 to provide financial assistance to organizations and institutions for individuals who are involved in providing or seeking formal education. The Foundation concentrates its efforts in the Chicago Metropolitan area.

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Application Process

Those wishing to request a grant must complete this application and submit it along with the information requested. The Foundation makes grants semi-annually on March 31st and October 31st of each year. Requests for grants on these dates must be submitted no later than February 1st and September 1st, respectively. Clear, concise statement of objectives will receive priority consideration.

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We appreciate your considering the Kelly Foundation for funding support. Please contact the Foundation should you have any questions or require additional information regarding the submission procedure and review process at 630–575–2344 or email us.

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