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[FREEPORT, IL – June 8, 2022] – The Freeport Community Foundation (FCF) John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund will accept 2022 grant applications beginning Friday, July 1. Online applications will be accepted through Noon, Friday, July 22.

Grants made from this Fund will be directed to non-profit organizations with educational, prevention and/or treatment of substance abuse programs focused on helping youth ages 21 or younger in Stephenson, Jo Daviess, and Carroll Counties.   The 2022 John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund recipient(s) will be announced in late August, with the funds distributed shortly thereafter.

Online registration and grant application is required of all FCF grant applicants.  Please go to https://freeportcommunityfoundation.org/grants/drogosz-grant-application-process-2/ and follow the instructions for completing the application.  For additional assistance, contact FCF at 815-801-3035 or email fcfdirector@freeportcommunityfoundation.org.

Freeport Community Foundation has a 47-year history as a community-based charitable organization guided by community leaders who are dedicated to empowering non-profits to develop solutions that help northwest Illinois communities thrive—now and in the future!  During this time, the FCF has awarded over $3.6 million in grant funding to non-profit organizations and projects throughout northwest Illinois. For additional information or to schedule a media opportunity, please contact the FCF at either (815) 801-3035 or via email at fcfdirector@freeportcommunityfoundation.org.