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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.   71 Preschool Grants for Illinois.

Grants to Will County, Illinois Nonprofits for Arts, Health, Education, and Human Services

Deadline: 06/01/17
Conference Date: 03/21/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to Will County, Illinois nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Applicants are encouraged to attend the March 21 or 23 workshop. Program areas include human services, cultura... GrantWatch ID#: 170600

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Community Benefit in Oak Park, Forest Park, River Forest, and Surrounding Areas

Deadline: 07/10/17
Conference Date: 05/24/17

Grants of up to $10,000 per year to Illinois nonprofit organizations programs, general operating support, and capacity building that will contribute to the welfare, enrichment, and sustainability of Oak Park, Forest Park, River Forest and surroundin... GrantWatch ID#: 144015

Award to an Illinois Nonprofit or Public Agency for Promoting Oral Health Care for Children

Deadline: 05/26/17

One award to recognize an Illinois nonprofit organization or public or governmental agency for improving the oral health of children within the State through an existing health program. Eligible organizations must have a proven program that provide... GrantWatch ID#: 141984

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for K-12 STEM Programming

Deadline: 05/26/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $7,500 to California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York City, and Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations and schools to develop and integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education opportunit... GrantWatch ID#: 181110

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Projects on Early Childhood Development and Health

Deadline: 05/30/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research and development projects that focus on the development, health, education, safety, and quality of life of children, infancy through age seven. Letters of intent are due May 30, 2017. Each of the... GrantWatch ID#: 181620

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

Deadline: 05/31/17

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

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies in the Quad Cities for Arts, Education, and Health Programs

Deadline: 09/07/17
LOI Date: 05/31/17

Grants to Illinois and Iowa nonprofits and agencies in the Quad Cities area for programs in the areas of arts and culture, education, community development, health, and youth development. Proposals are preferred for core operating support for organi... GrantWatch ID#: 179648

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, College Readiness, Workforce, Financial Literacy, Housing,...

Deadline: 05/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects. The following grant cate... GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Social Welfare, Arts, Religion, and Medical Research Programs

Deadline: 05/31/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of programs and projects that aim to promote the welfare of the public. The funding source responds to requests that are deemed most appropriate to promote education, the arts... GrantWatch ID#: 180745

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Mitigate the Environmental Impact of Humans

Deadline: 05/31/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states for activities that mitigate the environmental impact of humans on the planet. Program areas include youth environmental education, sustainable agriculture, smart g... GrantWatch ID#: 180850

Grants to Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois Schools to Purchase School Supplies

Deadline: 05/31/17

Grants of $100 and grants of up to $1,000 to Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois individual classrooms and schools to purchase school supplies from the specified vendor. Schools must be nominated to receive funding through this program. Funding is int... GrantWatch ID#: 181301

Awards to USA Nonprofit Organizations Serving Women and Children to Recognize their Creators or Founders

Deadline: 06/02/17
LOI Date: 05/31/17

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA nonprofit social impact organizations serving low to middle-income women and/or children in recognition of their individual creators or founders. All nominations must be submitted by May 31. The nominee's organizati... GrantWatch ID#: 181511

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

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Grants to USA and Territories Nonprofits and Individuals for Research to Benefit Children Ages 0-3

Deadline: 08/15/17
LOI Date: 06/01/17

Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, public governmental institutions, and individuals for research projects focused on health and nutrition for infants and young children, ages 0-3. June 1, 2017 is the deadline to submit a c... GrantWatch ID#: 176904

In-Kind Grants to Illinois, California, and New York Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Areas to Expand Capacity

Deadline: 06/01/17

In-kind grants valued at $45,000 or more to Chicago, Illinois, Los Angeles and San Francisco area, California, and New York City, New York, nonprofits and schools for professional consulting services that will enhance organizations' operations and e... GrantWatch ID#: 177866

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for STEM Education, Environment, and Community Vitality Programs

Deadline: 06/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs and projects that focus on the areas of STEM education, environmental sustainability, and community safety and vitality. Priorities for each of these three focus areas are outlined in further... GrantWatch ID#: 180304

Grants to Illinois and Missouri Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, and Human Services

Deadline: 06/01/17

Grants to Illinois and Missouri nonprofit organizations to benefit the funding source’s communities in the areas of education, arts and culture, community betterment, health, and human services. Applications are accepted from organizations serving... GrantWatch ID#: 181014

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Enhancements to Classroom Education Using Insects and Entomology

Deadline: 06/01/17

Awards to USA individual educators for enhancing traditional education by incorporating insects and entomology as educational tools. There will be two awards, one in each of the following categories: primary teachers (grades K-6) and secondary teach... GrantWatch ID#: 181485

Grants to Elgin, Illinois Nonprofits for General Operating Support to Strengthen Organizations

Deadline: 06/02/17

Grants to Elgin, Illinois nonprofit organizations for general operating support to develop and expand their capacity to meet the needs of local residents. Funding will support organizations that offer service in the areas of youth, education, the en... GrantWatch ID#: 176315

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Awards to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Classroom Teachers to Recognize Exceptional Dedication to Teaching

Deadline: 06/12/17

Awards of $5,000 in cash plus $1,000 in prizes to USA, Canada, and International K-12 classroom teachers working at an accredited public or private school. These awards are intended to honor teachers who have demonstrated their ability to affect ch... GrantWatch ID#: 181117

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Grants to USA K‐12 Schools for Programs that Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Deadline: 06/14/17

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA K‐12 schools for activities that will lead to lasting healthy changes in the school. Funding is intended for students to engage in fun programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. Participating schools ... GrantWatch ID#: 176702

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Award to a USA K-6 Writing Teacher for Excellence in Facilitating Student Growth in Writing

Deadline: 06/15/17

Award to a USA K-6 teacher who teaches writing and demonstrates an understanding of student improvement in writing. The nominee must submit an essay detailing their beliefs on the importance of writing and how he or she encourages and facilitates st... GrantWatch ID#: 160630

Grants to Greater Chicago and Cook County, Illinois Nonprofits for Arts, Civic, Education, and Jewish Charitable ...

Deadline: 06/15/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofits in Greater Chicago and Cook County for programs and projects that focus on the areas of the arts, civic affairs, education, environment, health, human services, and Jewish causes. Priorities for each of these areas are... GrantWatch ID#: 165900

Grants to Illinois Organizations for Programs that Improve Education and Access to Dental Care

Deadline: 06/15/17

Grants totaling $50,000 to Illinois organizations for sustainable programs that improve and increase dental education and access to oral health care, particularly to underserved populations. Applicants must obtain the required endorsement at least 3... GrantWatch ID#: 170656

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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Highland Park and Highwood for Social Services, Culture and Education

Deadline: 07/15/17
LOI Date: 06/15/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs in cultural, educational and social services to meet the unmet needs of the Highland Park and Highwood communities. First-time applicants must submit an LOI by June 15. Funding is intended for... GrantWatch ID#: 172910

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline: 06/15/17

Fellowships of up to $1,430 per month to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to teach English in Israel. Fellows will work at a school for 10 months and participate in educational and cultural programs. This program is intended f... GrantWatch ID#: 180172

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

Deadline: 06/16/17

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants greater than $1,000 Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for activities that benefit t... GrantWatch ID#: 181655

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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Graduate Student for a Project to Reduce Childhood Mortality

Deadline: 09/11/17
LOI Date: 06/27/17

Grant to a USA, Canada or International graduate student for a direct intervention project that aims to reduce the mortality rate of children under the age of five. Applicants must submit a brief project description by June 27, 2017. Project proposa... GrantWatch ID#: 171403

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Grants to Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve Individual and Community Health

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma nonprofits, schools, and agencies for programs that support creative ways to bring innovations and equity to health care, and recruiting and retaining a high-quality health care workforce. Prog... GrantWatch ID#: 179968

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Grants to USA and Territories K-12 Schools and Nonprofits to Support Classical Music Education Programs

Deadline: 06/30/17

Grants of up to $500 to USA and Territories K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations for the enrichment of existing music education programs. Priority will be given for the purchase of tickets for students to attend live classical music performances... GrantWatch ID#: 181365

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Health, Human Services, Culture, Education, and Employment

Deadline: 07/07/17

Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $25,000, and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states to positively impact the funding source’s communities. Applications are accepted from organizations working in the following are... GrantWatch ID#: 181533

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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Social Services, Arts, and Education in the Highland Park Area

Deadline: 07/15/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in Highland Park and Highwood for programs in the areas of social services, arts, youth, and education. Previous funding has supported a public library, child care centers, chamber music groups, the local B... GrantWatch ID#: 181400

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Children, Education, and Family Programming

Deadline: 08/01/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple states with a focus on education, the arts, and the family, with priority given to programs serving children and the elderly. Examples of past grant recipients are: Boys & Girls Clubs,... GrantWatch ID#: 171207

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Music Education

Deadline: 08/01/17

Grants ranging from $100 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for programs that provide music education to children and youth throughout the nation. Particular interest is given to organizations that take innovative approaches, oper... GrantWatch ID#: 181377

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Leadership, Environment, and Educational Initiatives

Deadline: 08/04/17

Grants to USA nonprofits in states where the funding source does business for programs that support K-12 and higher education, leadership development, diversity issues, and the environment. Funding is intended for program support as well as fundrais... GrantWatch ID#: 180327

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Plan and Build a Community Playground

Deadline: 08/04/17

Grants of $15,000 to USA nonprofits, schools, and agencies to purchase playground equipment to construct or renovate a playground. Priority will be given to applicants that serve children from a special needs community or a low-income population. Sp... GrantWatch ID#: 181051

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

Deadline: 08/22/17

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 West Central Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Youth, Families, and Economic Development

Deadline: 11/01/17
LOI Date: 09/01/17

Grants to West Central Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies to benefit local communities in Brown, Adams, Green, Cass, McDonough, Hancock, Pike, Morgan, Scott, and Schuyler counties. Pre-applications are due September 1. Program ... GrantWatch ID#: 178310

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries to Purchase Books for Disadvantaged Children

Deadline: 09/01/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to ensure that disadvantaged children in grades PreK-8 have access to quality books. The Foundation seeks to work with organizations tha... GrantWatch ID#: 180779

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or the Classics

Deadline: 09/08/17

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers of Latin, Greek, or classics for excellence in teaching. Nominations will be evaluated on student involvement in the classics program, innovation in classroom activities, and the teacher's professional ... GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Initiatives in Education, Health Research, Environment, and the Arts

Deadline: 09/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, Judaism, scientific research and development, community outreach, environmental concerns, small business development, and public broadcasting support. Proposals are judged... GrantWatch ID#: 180251

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts, Health, Humanities, and Social Services

Deadline: 11/01/17
LOI Date: 09/30/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to Illinois nonprofits in the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities, and Kendall County for capital projects. Letters of Intent are due September 30. Funding is available for programs in the categories of the arts and humanities... GrantWatch ID#: 180275

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Grants to Decatur Area, Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Arts Events and Arts Education

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to Decatur Area, Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs for arts events and educational arts opportunities. Priority will be given to programs benefitting underserved communities. Programs may take place in M... GrantWatch ID#: 179895

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

Deadline: 10/13/17

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, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Women and Girls in Developing Countries

Deadline: 10/24/17

Grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits to support grassroots efforts to empower women and girls in developing countries. Funding will support projects that assist women and girls experiencing poverty thro... GrantWatch ID#: 176461

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Environment, Human Services, Disaster Relief, Education, Hea...

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support a wide range of community and environmental causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of education, human services, disaster relief, health, ar... GrantWatch ID#: 153889

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental, Arts, Educational, and Health Programs

Deadline: 11/10/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA nonprofits for museums, cultural, and performing arts programs; schools, hospitals, educational and skills training programs, and programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped; environmental and wildli... GrantWatch ID#: 174639

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Nutrition Research and Education

Deadline: 12/31/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, medical and educational institutions, and faith-based and community organizations for projects in nutrition. Within this area, funding is intended for projects that focus on health im... GrantWatch ID#: 179636

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

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Grants to Schools to Cover Transportation Costs for a Field Trip to a Historic Illinois Site

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $300 to schools for financial assistance to cover transportation costs of visiting a historic site in the Quad City area of Illinois. Funding is intended to enable students to visit the site, learn about local native tribes, and expe... GrantWatch ID#: 147359

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