2021 Brew Moon Charity Benefactors

Please visit the charity pages to learn how you can support their vital work in our community.

Beds Plus Cares

The mission of Beds Plus Cares is to help vulnerable individuals stabilize their lives through housing and supportive care.

Chicago Area Alternative Education League(CAAEL)

CAAEL seeks to eliminate the athletic and activity gap facing at risk and special education students who have been removed from mainstream schools for severe behavioral and emotional issues.

The Leadershop

The Leadershop empowers youth to become community-minded individuals through diverse programs that foster confidence, knowledge and leadership.

Brew Moon Charity Selection Process

Charity Selection Process is closed for 2021 

Structure of Program:

  • Applying charities are required to meet the selection criteria
  • Applications will be accepted on-line through this website
  • Of the applications that meet criteria, our selection committee will review applications and announce the charity(s) by April 8th.

Charity Selection Criteria:

  • Charity is located within Lyons Township
  • Large percentage of funds go directly to service or research (we use the federal guideline of administrative cost being less than or equal to 20% as a basis for evaluation)
  • Ability to provide Brew Moon committee with information, connections for sponsorship and/or promote ticket sales
  • Provide 1 volunteer from your organization to serve on Brew Moon committee
  • Ability to provide Brew Moon Committee with 10 volunteers for day of event
  • Designated as a 501(c)3 and in good standing

    Name of Charity*

    Name of Contact Person*

    Phone number of Contact Person*

    Contact Email*

    Charity Web Address*

    Charity Mailing Address*

    Our criteria requires a local connection. Please provide information about the population you serve, including both age and location. *

    Do members of the local community benefit directly from your services? Please explain. *

    What specifically would monies raised support? *

    A 501(c)3 designation is one criterion. Do you currently have designation you could supply on request? *

    What is your approximate annual budget? *

    What percentage of your budget is allocated to administrative costs? *

    How large is your organization locally and/or nationally? *

    Do you contribute to a national organization? *

    Do you receive funds from a national organization? *

    Do you receive funds from United Way? *

    What ability/manpower/connections does your organization have to help us? *