Any nonprofit organization (NPO) interested in receiving funding consideration for the very first time from either the Chicago Blackhawks Charities or the Chicago Blackhawks Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation fund, is required to submit a completed LOI.
To receive funding consideration, an NPO must operate a program that fits the funding guidelines for either fund and must be in stable financial health. Before submitting an LOI, review the funding guidelines of both Chicago Blackhawks Charities and the McCormick Foundation.
We are no longer accepting letters of inquiry for 2017. Please check back for more information about next year's submission process.
The LOI must include the following:
- IRS 501(c)3 - most recent federal tax exempt determination letter
- Most recent audited financial statements or IRS990 (if audit not available)
- A list of members of the NPO's board of directors
Eligible organizations/programs will:
Ineligible funding requests: