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Applications for Financial Grants of Czech compatriot organizations in 2020

We are pleased to support dozens of projects of Czech compatriot organizations in the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago every year. We thank to all Czech heritage associations, Sokols and Czech schools for their efforts to enhance Czech language and culture in the United States. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic will reward the grants in 2020 as well.

The deadline for the Application for the Financial Grant from the Czech Republic for the year 2020 is August 1, 2019.

The application form is online in both the Czech and English languages. The printed and signed application has to be sent to the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago by August 1, 2019. There is a simple guideline how to apply for a financial grant:

Application Guidelines:

Step 1: Fill out the Application for Financial Grant online at:
Step 2: Print the application.
Step 3: Sign and stamp the application.
Step 4: Save the application online.
Step 5: Send the printed and signed application to the Consulate General or to the Embassy of
the Czech Republic according the state of your organization´s residency:

District of Chicago
States of residency: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,
Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin – the application should be sent to:

            Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago
            Attn: Jan Kubišta, consul

            205 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1680
            Chicago, IL 60601

Those applying for the first time, the copy of your organization’s registration in the US and articles of incorporation or statutes have to be enclosed as well.

In 2019, following associations have been awarded the governmental grants (in Czech crowns):

  USA Chicago Ústředna moravských spolků 100 000
  Bohemian Freethinking School and Society  160 000
  American-Czech Educational Center (St.Louis) 20 000
  Gymnastic Association Sokol (Missouri) 20 000
  Nebraska Czechs of York 25 000
  Nebraska Czechs of Wilber 70 000
  American Sokol 110 000
  Sokol Museum and Library 20 000
  Sokol Spirit 20 000
  Sokol Detroit 30 000
  Moravian Cultural Society 50 000
  Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota 60 000
  Miss Czech - Slovak Kansas 25 000
  Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery  150 000
  Czech and Slovak Sokol Minnesota 140 000
  Czech Heritage Inc./Divadlo Bohemia 70 000
  Kansas Czechs  20 000
  St Wenceslaus Polka Fest 20 000
  Wilson Community Foundation 20 000
  National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library 30 000
  Chicagoland Czech-American Community Center 150 000
  Czechoslovak Heritage Museum 50 000
  Tabor Area Chamber of Commerce 30 000
  Czech Heritage Preservation Society 30 000
  Miss Czech Slovak Missouri Pageant 25 000
  Czech and Slovak Educational Center and Cultural Museum, Omaha, Nebraska 35 000
  Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International 30 000
  First Czechoslovak Garden Club of America 14 000