Normally, fund priority will be given to applicants who are members of a Presbyterian Church in Blackhawk or Great Rivers Presbyteries. See Maps.
Cora J.Pope spent her life helping others and opening her home up to those in need.
Great Rivers Presbytery
Cora J. Pope Trust Board of Directors
Chuck Fish-Somonauk United Presbyterian Church
Spencer Lawrence-Park Presbyterian Church of Streator
Gordon Page-Paw Paw Presbyterian Church
Claudia Rogers-First Presbyterian Church of Morris
Gayle Schmitt-First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa
KarenTrafton-First Presbyterian Church of Morris
John Walker-First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa
Ralph Wolter-First Presbyterian Church of Morris
Helping people live with dignity and comfort.
The Cora J. Pope Senior Grant Fund allocates grants to applicants, both males and females 55+, respecting the vision and generosity of Cora J. Pope who sustained an active ministry for women through her home and endowment for 75 years so that residents could live with dignity and in comfort.
Applicants may apply for financial aid toward:
support to live independently at home, including but not limited to home repair or renovation to accommodate medical supplies or aids for independent living.
support with moving expenses beyond what is covered by insurance or contracted arrangements, which may include move-in expenses or security deposits.
support with home based services which may include help with meals, cleaning, shopping, transportation, air conditioning, or other health necessities for living at home.
support for assisted living, including but not limited to equipment and home health care.