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Non-Profits Helping Non-Profits A Huge Asset During COVID

The Charitable Trust Fund is a grant program to provide help to nonprofit organizations. Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs says that this program provides up to $25,000 to small non profit organizations. It is funded by fees from non profits when they register. Frerichs says that while this program was created in 2007, it wasn’t implemented until Frerichs came into office.



Frerichs says that this has been one of the better parts of his job is helping people to get things they need.



Frerichs explained that essentially this program is non-profits helping non-profits. 



During tough times such as these with the pandemic, Frerichs believes that these programs are needed now more than ever.



Michael Frerichs appeared as a guest on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show. 

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