Welcome to the Full Circle Foundation - a small family-based foundation committed to helping non-profit agencies in McHenry County and other northern Illinois communities.

The Full Circle Foundation (Richmond, IL) concentrates on helping non-profit agencies primarily in McHenry County communities. Full Circle provides funding for educational opportunities, environmental causes, health and welfare issues, and housing and homelessness causes.


How to apply...

Step 1:
Your agency must be a federally recognized (IRS) 501(c)3 agency able to produce an IRS determination letter.

Step 2:
Your agency must submit an email request or postal letter to the foundation requesting an application for funding.

Step 3:
You will receive a reply from Full Circle granting your request for submitting a proposal (a coded form will be forwarded to your agency) or a letter of denial indicating the reason for rejecting your request for proposal.

Step 4:
Submit a full proposal via email to the Full Circle Foundation or via US postal services by the proposal deadline (October 31st).

Step 5:
Due to the size of the foundation, all grants are reviewed one time per year (during the annual grant review meeting in January).

Step 6:
All agencies will receive a letter indicating the results of the review process immediately following the January meeting.

Please Note: No applications will be accepted after the October 31st deadline.