The Highland Park Community Foundation uses the City of Highland Park’s Common Grant Application.

The City of Highland Park form must be downloaded and mailed in, but may be useful if you are applying for grants from multiple organizations in the community. Click here to download the form

Please be sure to include with your completed application:

  • 501(c)(3) certificate.
  • Most recent financial statements: last 3 years for new applicants
  • Form 990 for last fiscal year
  • Agency budget for current year
  • Line item budget for the program to be funded

Mail these to:
Highland Park Community Foundation
P. O. Box 398
Highland Park, IL 60035
Tel: 847-433-4100

Deadline: All items must be received by July 15th of the applying year.

The Highland Park Community Foundation reviews and makes the final determination on all grant applications. Applicants will be notified about the Board’s decision along with any conditions that may apply to the grant. Grant recipients are required to report on how funds were used as soon as possible within a year of receipt.


Submission due by July 15 of the applying year. No exceptions.
Please be concise and avoid repetition in your answers.