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The FSILG Cooperative, Inc. (FCI) is in a position to help all apllicants. You can always start by contacting Scott Klemm, Executive Director, FSILG Cooperative, Inc. at sklemm@fsilg.coop or 617.452.4053. He can provide advice and direction. Also, there are now a number of IRDF Policies to provide guidance on applying for loans and grants. Please review them. Applications that are not complete by the deadlines noted will not be accepted.

1. IRDF Loan application form
This program provides low-interest, long-term loans to FSILGs for construction and renovation purposes.

Download the complete IRDF Project Grant and Loan form in PDF format »
Download the complete IRDF Project Grant and Loan form in WORD format »


2. IRDF Major Project Grant application form
Major Project Grants are those where the requested grant amount is equal to or greater than $100,000 and are generally associated with a loan as well. These are evaluated and treated separately from the categiories of grants which follow.

Download the complete IRDF Project Grant and Loan form in PDF format »
Download the complete IRDF Project Grant and Loan form in WORD format »


3. IRDF Small Project Grant application form
Each calendar year, this program sets asides a pool of IRDF funds which FSILGs can apply for to improve and maintain educational areas, as well as to make them safer and more accessible to students with disabilities. Please note the first link below is a letter explaining the grant criteria, which became effective 7/1/2009.

Download the letter explaining IRDF Project Grant Evaluation Criteria in PDF format »
Download the IRDF Project Grant application form in WORD format »
Download the IRDF Project Grant agreement in WORD format »


4. IRDF: Educational Operating Grant application form
This program grants money annually to FSILGs for operating expenses related to educational areas and activities of their houses. Soon after the FSILG’s fiscal year end, the FSILG Coop sends a partially completed operating expense worksheet to each FSILG. The worksheet is prepopulated with data from prior submissions and all applicable expenses purchased through the FCI. The link below is a sample of what a typical FSILG receives.

Download sample operating expenses worksheet in PDF format»

IRDF Photos Always Welcome!
Please take before and after photos to show the improvements that IRDF funds make possible. Many photos of renovations projects can be seen on the new IRDF Photo Gallery. Send your photos to Scott Klemm of the FCI at sklemm@fsilg.coop.

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