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African American Legacy is now accepting applications for the 2022 grant cycle to Black community organizations working in alignment with the following focus areas:

Please join the webinar hosted by AAL on Wednesday, April 27 at 11:00 a.m. CDT to learn more about this grant cycle and to get your specific questions answered prior to submitting your proposal. To register, email .

You can find complete eligibility and application details here.

To apply, please complete and submit your application through GrantCentral, The Chicago Community Trust’s online grants management system, by Friday, May 27 at 11:59 p.m. CDT. *Reminder, all applicants, regardless of prior status MUST register or re-register in the new GrantsCentral system! If you have questions about this, please email