Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Rush to Host Federal Grants Information Session

Mar 7, 2016
Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will host an information session on federal grant opportunities on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Chicago State University. The session will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. located at 9501 S. King Drive, in the 4th Floor auditorium of the Academic Library.

Rush stated, “I am well aware of the extraordinary financial burden many non-profit organizations are facing as a result of Illinois’ budget woes. The lack of state funding is, in too many cases, significantly impacting the operations of non-profits in my Congressional District, putting their future in jeopardy.”

Presidents, Development Officers and Grant Writers from nearly 50 nonprofit organizations will be in attendance. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency will present an overview of funding opportunities and share strategies, tips and resources to assist with submitting strong grant applications.