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Organizational Capacity Building Grants

The Retirement Research Foundation’s Organizational Capacity Building (OCB) Grants program provides support for improvements in key management and governance functions within nonprofit organizations that serve older persons in the Chicago area. RRF offers two types of OCB Grants:

Address short-term organizational needs

Support long-term organizational improvements

OCB Flexible Fund grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.  Decisions on OCB Flexible Fund Grants are generally made within six to eight weeks. Applications for Standard OCB Grants are considered three times per year.  The deadlines for the submission of applications are February 1, May 1, and August 1.  When a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the due date is moved to the following work day