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Illinois Grants for Preschools, Early Childhood Grants: 

Grants for early childhood programs, grants for childcare and daycare programs to promote literacy, nutrition & physical activity at preschools including food gardens, outdoor classrooms and playgrounds.   59 Preschool Grants for Illinois.

Fellowships to USA PreK-12 Teachers for Professional Growth and Learning Activities and Projects

Deadline: 01/31/17

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA preK-12th grade teachers and up to $10,000 to teams of teachers for projects that support summertime professional growth and positively affect student achievement and learning. Webinars will take place November 30 ... GrantWatch ID#: 177420

Awards to USA Schools for Creative Use of Cartons in a Gardening Project

Deadline: 04/12/17

Awards to USA PreK-12 public, private and charter schools for creative use of milk and juice cartons to build or improve their school garden. Potential applicants are invited to participate in the Carton 2 Garden webinar on January 11, 2017. Car... GrantWatch ID#: 178027

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Strengthen Communities through the Arts

Deadline: 03/02/17
LOI Date: 01/25/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and school districts for a broad range of arts projects that will enhance local communities. A grant workshop will take place on January 18. Applicants must init... GrantWatch ID#: 178743

Awards to USA and Canada Public Libraries to Recognize Outstanding Programs and Services

Deadline: 01/24/17

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA and Canada public libraries to recognize outstanding efforts in community engagement and outreach. The purpose of the awards is to highlight the value libraries offer to communities through partnerships, communications... GrantWatch ID#: 177380

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Grants to Missouri and Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Student Success in Math and Science

Deadline: 02/28/17
Conference Date: 01/25/17

Grants averaging $40,000 to Missouri and Illinois nonprofits and government agencies, including schools, for programs that promote success in math and/or science education at the elementary, middle, or high school level. Conference calls will take ... GrantWatch ID#: 178171

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and Municipalities for Rural K-12 Education and Critical Needs

Deadline: 02/28/17
Conference Date: 01/25/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, libraries, public schools, municipalities and villages for educational and critical needs projects in rural communities. An informational webinar will be held on January 25, 2017. Funding is pr... GrantWatch ID#: 178836

Grants to Illinois Pre-K-12 Teachers for Outdoor Schools Trips Related to Environmental Education

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants of up to $500 per teacher to Illinois pre-K-12 teachers for field trips that relate to environmental education and natural resources, with a particular emphasis on biodiversity in the State. The field trip should provide students with an oppo... GrantWatch ID#: 176792

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists for Arts Enrichment Projects

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, and individual artists for local arts enrichment activities in the Quad City area. Particular emphasis is placed on projects that engage the community. Consideration ... GrantWatch ID#: 176793

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Optics and Photonics Educational Programs

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, including (but not limited to) science centers, K-12 schools, and universities for educational outreach programs. Proposed programs and activities must specifically focus on raising a... GrantWatch ID#: 178050

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Grants to Missouri and Illinois Public, Private and Charter Schools for Creative Classroom Projects

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants to Missouri and Illinois public, private and charter schools in the greater St. Louis area for creative classroom projects that incorporate technology. Priority is given to projects that motivate teachers, engage students, and generate enthus... GrantWatch ID#: 178214

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Environmental Education Projects

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for youth-oriented projects that promote environmental stewardship. The purpose of this program is to provide hands-on opportunities in environmental education and steward... GrantWatch ID#: 178257

Grants to USA K-12 Educators for Excellence in Technology Education

Deadline: 02/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA K-12 formal or informal educator for excellence in innovative technology education. This award recognizes educators who have excelled in the development and delivery of technology programs and who have demonstrated a commitm... GrantWatch ID#: 177360

Grants to Naperville, Illinois PreK-12 Public Schools for Educational Enrichment and Curriculum Enhancement

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to Naperville, Illinois eligible PreK-12 public schools for educational enrichment projects. Applications may be submitted by students, staff, faculty, community members, or parents. Funding is intended to encourage innovation, creativity, an... GrantWatch ID#: 178353

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, and Community Benefit

Deadline: 02/03/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applications will be accepted for both program and fundraising event support. Program areas include but are n... GrantWatch ID#: 178407

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Community, Safety and Environment

Deadline: 02/06/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and accredited educational institutions in multiple states in the areas where the funding source operates for programs in the areas of safety, community building and environmental responsibility. Priority will be given to or... GrantWatch ID#: 178121

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Grants to USA K-12 Schools to Improve Facilities, Purchase Equipment, and Upgrade Technology

Deadline: 02/09/17

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 USA K-12 public schools, charter schools, and parent teacher groups to upgrade school facilities and enhance education. This program is intended to help schools throughout the country purchase tools for STEM educ... GrantWatch ID#: 176770

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States and Puerto Rico for Health and Wellness Programs

Deadline: 02/10/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple states and Puerto Rico for health and wellness programs that increase access to health care. Programs should focus on low-income individuals, seniors, preventative care such as healthy habits, an... GrantWatch ID#: 177685

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Award to a USA PreK-12 Teacher for Promoting Animal Welfare in the Classroom

Deadline: 02/15/17

Award to recognize a USA pre-K - 12 teacher for motivating students to be involved in community service for animals. The award is also intended for a teacher that has incorporated humane education consistently throughout the curriculum. Classroom le... GrantWatch ID#: 177463

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Writers and Artists to Practice at a Vermont Arts Center

Deadline: 02/15/17

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and writers to attend a unique residency opportunity at a Vermont arts center. Fellows will receive unrestricted awards, a private room, all meals, full studio space, and access to the... GrantWatch ID#: 178555

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Grants to Illinois Elementary and High Schools to Set Up Solar Energy Systems in their Buildings

Deadline: 02/16/17

Grants to Illinois elementary, middle, and high schools to cover the costs of purchasing and setting up solar energy systems for their school buildings. Funding is intended to enable public and private school students to witness how solar light is ... GrantWatch ID#: 177912

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Grants to USA School Districts in Eligible Counties for Math and Science Education Programs

Deadline: 04/01/17
Conference Date: 02/20/17

Grants of $10,000 and $25,000 to USA public K-12 school districts in eligible rural counties for new and existing math and science programs. Applicants must be nominated by local farmers to participate. Information sessions will be held on February ... GrantWatch ID#: 178842

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Improving PreK-12 Learning through Technology

Deadline: 02/28/17

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made outstanding contributions in applying technology to enhance PreK-12 education. Please note that this award is reserved for an individual who is not a PreK-12 teacher. N... GrantWatch ID#: 178141

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International PreK-12 Teacher for Use of Technology to Enhance Learning

Deadline: 02/28/17

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International preK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding implementation of technology as a means to enhance learning. This award will be given to an individual who can demonstrate successful lessons and passi... GrantWatch ID#: 178179

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Educator for Improving Education with Technology

Deadline: 02/28/17

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International educator (age 35 or younger) to recognize outstanding work to enhance education through the implementation of technology. The selected recipient will have made a notable impact on education, a... GrantWatch ID#: 178180

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Policy for the Use of Technology in Education

Deadline: 02/28/17

Award of up to $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding commitment to promoting the use of technology and education. The selected awardee will have demonstrated policy advocacy at the international, regional, sta... GrantWatch ID#: 178181

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International School System for the Use of Technology to Enhance Education

Deadline: 02/28/17

Award of up to $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International school system to recognize the outstanding use of technology to enhance education. Nominees can be organizations such as school boards, educational organizations, school districts, and secreta... GrantWatch ID#: 178182

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International PreK-12 Teacher for Innovative Ues of Technology in the Classroom

Deadline: 02/28/17

Award of up to $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International preK-12 teacher to recognize efforts to enhance education by bringing technology into the classroom. The selected awardee will have demonstrated a passion for education and active engagement o... GrantWatch ID#: 178183

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In-Kind Grants to Illinois, California, New York, and Washington, D.C. Nonprofits to Expand Capacity

Deadline: 03/01/17

In-kind grants to Illinois, California, New York, and Washington, D.C. nonprofits for professional consulting services that will enhance organizations' operations and efficiency. The grants will provide organizations with the tools needed to deliver... GrantWatch ID#: 177866

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Grants to USA and Russia Individuals to Travel and Conduct Projects in their Partner Country

Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA and Russia individuals to travel to their partner country to conduct projects that address one or more of the below-listed focus areas. Funding is intended to enable social experts in the USA and Russia to build cross-b... GrantWatch ID#: 178773

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Awards to USA Preschool Educators for Health, Nutrition, and Fitness Programs

Deadline: 03/02/17

Awards ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to USA teachers in early childhood programs, elementary school preschool programs, or Head Start centers to improve their schools' nutrition and physical activity programs. These awards are designed to encourag... GrantWatch ID#: 177000

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Grants and Fellowships to USA Theaters and Theater Artists for Education Programs for Children and Youth

Deadline: 03/06/17

Grants and fellowships of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit theater companies and individual artists for theater programs targeted toward children and youth, and education programs for children in grades K-12 that integrate drama and theater. Funding wi... GrantWatch ID#: 177612

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Build Arts and Non-Arts Sector Partnerships

Deadline: 05/18/17
LOI Date: 04/12/17
Conference Date: 03/22/17

Grants starting at $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and school districts for collaborative activities to promote the arts. A webinar is scheduled for March 22. Applicants must initiate the required system registra... GrantWatch ID#: 178744

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Grants to USA Individuals for New Playgrounds and Wellness Programs at Local Schools

Deadline: 03/24/17

Three Grants of $30,000 each to USA individuals applying on behalf of their local school for funding to (a) build a new playground on the school campus and (b) support health and wellness programs at the school. One of these three grants will be aw... GrantWatch ID#: 177058

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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline: 03/31/17

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students on this subject. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources ... GrantWatch ID#: 150599

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Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Activities

Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, and public libraries for creative educational programs. Programs may take place in a classroom setting or the local community. Previously supported projects include a school gar... GrantWatch ID#: 178591

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Grants to Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois Schools for School Equipment

Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants of up to $500 for Michigan, Wisconsin, or Illinois public, private, parochial or charter schools to purchase school equipment and supplies. Colleges and universities in the eligible states may also be nominated. Schools must be nominated by ... GrantWatch ID#: 178896

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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Exceptional Dedication to Improving Children's Lives

Deadline: 04/01/17

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada and International individuals for helping to improve children's lives. Recipients must have an NGO, nonprofit or charity organization devoted to the cause of providing exceptional services to children. Nomin... GrantWatch ID#: 178778

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Grants to Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits for Arts, Culture, Humanities, and Education Programming

Deadline: 04/14/17

Grants to Chicago area, Illinois nonprofit organizations to provide quality educational, humanities, and cultural programs. Previous grants have funded science museums, high schools and institutions of higher education, hospitals, faith-based organi... GrantWatch ID#: 160275

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Scholars for Research on Public Policy

Deadline: 04/16/17

Grants to USA nonprofits, scholars, and IHEs for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation and its citizens. Funding is primarily intended to support scholarship that results in the p... GrantWatch ID#: 170643

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Grants to USA and Territories PreK-12 School Libraries to Provide Books to Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline: 04/16/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA and territories preK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that, despite budget cuts, school libraries are still offering children good books to read. ... GrantWatch ID#: 178824

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Grants to USA K-12 Educators to Implement Creative Classroom Projects

Deadline: 04/30/17

Grants of up to $27,000 to USA full-time K-12 teachers and educators to support creative projects in classrooms throughout the country. Funding must be used for direct project costs. Please note that administrative fees and direct costs are not cons... GrantWatch ID#: 178562

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Grants to USA Pre-K-8 Teachers to Purchase Pets and Aquariums for their Classrooms

Deadline: 06/01/17

Grants to USA pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade classroom teachers in both public and private schools for funding to support the purchase and care of pets or aquariums to be used in their classrooms for the purposes of teaching children about re... GrantWatch ID#: 176507

Grants to USA and Mexico Nonprofits to Assist Underserved Children and their Families

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA and Mexico nonprofit organizations for a broad range of high-quality programs and services that aim to improve the quality of life for underserved and underprivileged children. Funding will specifically be provided for programs focuse... GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Grants to USA Youth to Support Volunteer Service Projects and Events

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to USA youth (up to age 19) for youth-initiated and youth-led activities addressing issues in the areas of environment, democracy and equality, health, and community. Funds will support ongoing volunteer programs and events with... GrantWatch ID#: 154295

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple States for Education and Economic Development

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits, schools, IHEs, faith-based organizations, and government agencies in multiple States for programs in the areas quality early childhood education, affordable housing, community development and revitalization, community servi... GrantWatch ID#: 161489

Grants to Wisconsin and Illinois Nonprofits for Small Projects on a Short Timeline

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Wisconsin and Illinois nonprofits in Beloit, Brodhead, Clinton, Orfordville, Rockton, Roscoe and South Beloit for immediate funding in the areas of education; health and human services; youth, family and aging; ... GrantWatch ID#: 161906

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Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. ... GrantWatch ID#: 162395

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In-Kind Grants to USA and Mexico Nonprofits, Schools, and Municipalities to Create Outside Play Areas

Deadline: Ongoing

In-kind grants to USA and Mexico nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities to design and build playgrounds and play areas for children. The funding source will facilitate and support organizations in developing and building a playground. ... GrantWatch ID#: 163580

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Hunger Relief, Education, Health, and Human Services

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 (for first-time applicants), and higher (for returning grantees), to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs and projects that address the areas of hunger relief, education, health and human se... GrantWatch ID#: 164745

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Grants to Peoria Area, Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Urgent Funding Needs

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and local, county, state, and federal government agencies for programs and projects that benefit individuals living within a fifty-mile radius of the City of Peoria (excluding Knox and McLea... GrantWatch ID#: 165666

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