Rauch Family Foundation I Grants

Grant Information​

Program Interests

The Directors of the Foundation are committed to a policy of flexibility and do not want to establish rigid regulations that limit the creative ability to meet needs as they arise in the community. That being said, there are a few guidelines that the Foundation follows:

Grants for program, operating and capital expenses that focus in the areas of:

  • Direct services, in the areas of health, education, youth development, community development, culture and basic human need.

  • Organizations or projects that are working to reduce poverty and injustice and promote democratic values, free expression and human achievement.

Geographical Focus

While there is no geographical restriction of the physical location of a qualified organization, grant proposals are restricted to proposals that serve the people of Rock Island.


Grant Restrictions

The Foundation only makes grants to charitable organizations that have been recognized by the IRS as being described in Section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code.


The Foundation does not award the following type of grants:

Grants to individuals.

Individual scholarships.

Religious organizations applying for programs that are sectarian.

Organizations that discriminate by not practicing or supporting full equality.



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