The Metropolitan Mayors Caucus is a membership organization of the Chicago region’s 275 cities, towns and villages. It periodically offers grants and collaborative opportunities to local governments to support sustainable, vibrant communities.


The Powering Safe Communities grant program will award grants of up to $10,000 to support municipal public safety initiatives throughout the ComEd region.  ComEd provides the funds and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus is the grant program administrator.  Applications are due by March 15, 2019.  

To submit a strong application, please refer to the following sections found in the Powering Safe Communities Grant Guidelines: 

Goals, Eligible project types, Grant Matching and Reimbursement Requirements, General Criteria, Evaluation criteria, and Budget preparation.  

You should also prepare your budget in advance. Please see the helpful sample budget and download the Budget Form here. 


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