GranteesThe Siragusa Family Foundation is proud to support more than 120 grantees that provide specialized services to populations with defined needs and carry out its goal to improve the quality of life for people living in the Chicago area. The foundation monitors the effectiveness of each grantee and its programs in a number of ways and requests that each of the following are completed in a timely fashion.
Acknowledgment LetterAn acknowledgment letter that includes the program name, the grant amount and the statement "No goods or services were provided as a result of this contribution" should be submitted promptly after receiving the award letter and grant.
Site VisitsAll grantees are encouraged to coordinate with Foundation staff at least one site visit per year so that the Foundation may observe and more fully understand the programming supported. The Foundation understands that some programs occur during certain times of the year and looks forward to working with its grantees to schedule these visits at the most convenient and appropriate time.
Grant ReportsA Grant Report detailing the activities carried out as supported by the Foundation must be completed and submitted electronically.
Staff UpdatesGrantees should quickly update the Foundation about any staff changes that occur within their organization, specifically those regarding persons involved with the grant given; development staff, program staff, executive director, etc. The Staff Update Form can be completed and submitted online.
Other ChangesGrantees are also expected to notify the Foundation immediately if the following should occur:
Please contact the Foundation staff with any questions or concerns.
- The organization's tax exemption is revoked or if there are any reasonable grounds to believe that it may be revoked.
- The organization cannot expend the funds provided for the purposes specified in the award letter.
- There is a change in the organization's corporate structure, or if there is a significant change in management or operation.
- There is a change with relation to the program that is being funded by the Foundation.