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115 Preschool Grants for Illinois

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.

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Grants to USA Schools, Agencies, Tribes, Nonprofits, and Agricultural Producers to Increase ...

Deadline 01/08/21

Grants to USA schools, government agencies, tribal organizations, nonprofit organizations, and agricultural producers for programs to increase access to local foods for eligible schools. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take three weeks to complet...

GrantWatch ID#: 154171

Awards to Illinois Educators, and IHE and High School Students for Activities in Environment...

Deadline 11/30/20

Awards to Illinois teachers, informal educators, and IHE and high school students in recognition of efforts to raise awareness about understanding and protecting the environment. These awards are intended to honor contributions and achievements in the field of environm...

GrantWatch ID#: 157465

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to Illinois PreK-12 Teachers and Educators for Environmental Stewardship Projects

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to Illinois PreK-12 teachers, youth group leaders, and nature center personnel to engage students in hands-on environmental stewardship activities. Projects must be implemented on school grounds or other public spaces, such as parks, nature cente...

GrantWatch ID#: 175878

In-Kind Grants to USA K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Groups to Establish Onsite Bee Sanctuaries

Deadline 11/30/20

In-kind grants of bee sanctuary equipment to USA nonprofit K-12 schools, colleges and universities, environmental and community centers, Tribal education agencies, and community gardens and food banks. This program provides participants with bees and equipment to help ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176196

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 04/01/21 LOI Date: 12/01/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due prior to the application deadline. Funding is intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 12/01/20

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. Some of the prizes will be awarded specifically in the categories of creative arts, health and nutrition, STEM, and environmental stewardshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178027

Grants to Illinois Kindergartens for School Readiness Toolkits

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to Illinois public and private kindergartens to support programs that help prepare children for school. Funding is intended to fund school readiness toolkits that positively engage both parents and children in the transition to kindergarten. Programs must benefi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184347

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs Related to Racial Equity and Economic Mobility

Deadline 12/02/20

Grants to Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations for initiatives that promote social justice. Applicants must submit a letter of intent six to eight weeks prior to submitting a full proposal. In the current funding cycle, a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180278

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Programs to Benefit Low-Income Individuals and Comm...

Deadline 01/04/21 Conference Date: 12/02/20

Grants to USA nonprofits for programs to significantly assist individuals and communities impacted by poverty, particularly in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended for activities focused on education at all levels, economic development, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186610
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In-Kind Resources to USA Schools and School Districts to Implement an Online STEM Gaming Sys...

Deadline 12/18/20 Conference Date: 12/03/20

In-kind resources valued at up to $15,000 to USA and territories schools and school districts to promote innovative and stimulating STEM learning programs for students. The purpose of the program is to provide schools with resources to develop an online computer gaming...

GrantWatch ID#: 193384

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Scholarship and Research on Public Policy

Deadline 12/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation's citizens. Funding is intended to support scholarship that leads to the publication of policy papers,...

GrantWatch ID#: 170643

Award to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 Science Teacher to Honor Outstanding and Innov...

Deadline 12/10/20

Award valued at $3,500 to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 science teacher to honor outstanding and innovative agricultural science teaching. Applicants must demonstrate that innovative hands-on activities in the field of agricultural science have been incorporated...

GrantWatch ID#: 156680

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 and College Science Teachers for the Use of Data Collection Te...

Deadline 12/10/20

Awards valued at up to $5,500 to USA, Territories, and Canada K-12 and college science teachers in eligible locations to recognize the innovative use of data collection technology utilizing a computer, graphing calculator, or other hand-held device in the science class...

GrantWatch ID#: 156690

Awards to USA K-12 Science Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Environmental Preservation Proj...

Deadline 12/10/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA K-12 science teachers for exceptional work in preserving the environment. Nominees should present a proposal for a high-quality environmental science project. In addition to the cash prize, winners will receive an expense-paid trip to attend a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171376

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Science Instruction

Deadline 12/10/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Territories, or Canada K-12 teacher for outstanding classroom science education. The award recipient will be honored for having positively impacted the school, community, and students through excellence in teaching. In addition, the awardee a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Award to a USA K-12 Public School Teacher to Honor Achievement in Engineering Education

Deadline 12/10/20

Award totaling $10,000 to a USA K-12 public school teacher of science or technology to recognize outstanding engineering-related classroom instruction. The award is intended to demonstrate the importance of teaching students the skills used by engineers in the field, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 182391
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Awards to USA K-12 Minority Urban Science Teachers for Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 12/10/20

Awards of $1,800 to USA and Territories K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in a professional development learning opportunity. The purpose of the program is to expand the talent pool for science teachers in order to prepare for future workfor...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Collaborative K-12 Education Programs

Deadline 01/31/21 LOI Date: 12/15/20

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to meet needs at the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 150593
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Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Aerospace Science and Technology Activities in the Classroom

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants of up to $500 to USA K-12 teachers to integrate aerospace education into the class curriculum. Priority will be given to activities that relate to aerospace science and technologies. Funding is intended for projects that meet the educational needs of students an...

GrantWatch ID#: 159365
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Faith-Based Organizations in Multiple States for Child...

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $5,000 to USA nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and public funded service agencies for programs to improve the health and wellness of children in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence. Programs should dem...

GrantWatch ID#: 183698
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Youth Programs for Gardening Acti...

Deadline 12/18/20

Grants of $250 and in-kind donations to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, schools, and youth programs for gardening programs. Funding is intended for both new and expanded programs to benefit children and youth. The goal of the program is to teach students a...

GrantWatch ID#: 177181
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Head Start Programs to Develop Gardening Projects

Deadline 12/18/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit head start programs to educate children and communities about the importance of gardening. In addition to the cash grants, participants will receive gift cards to purchase educational resources, including tool...

GrantWatch ID#: 193372
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In-Kind Grants of Technology to USA, Canada, and International Schools and IHEs to Improve R...

Deadline 12/23/20

In-kind grants to USA, Canada, and International schools and IHEs for technology software and support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to improve the experience of faculty, staff, and students who are learning and working from home. This ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190091

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/21 LOI Date: 12/31/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for activities that perpetuate the art of poetry in American culture and expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funds may be requested for po...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023
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Grants to Illinois K-12 School Staff in Eligible Areas for Educational Classroom Projects

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants of $1,500 and a grant of $2,000 to Illinois teachers and administrators at public and private K-12 schools in the funding source's service district for innovative programs that enhance learning. Funding is available for eligible school districts in the counties ...

GrantWatch ID#: 153423

Grants to USA Schools, Parks, and Nonprofits to Increase the Safety of Outdoor Play Spaces

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants to USA daycares, schools, parks, and nonprofit organizations serving children and youth for projects that increase the safety of outdoor play spaces. Funding may be used for the cost of materials and installation of shade structures. Grantees will also receive a...

GrantWatch ID#: 163815

Grants to USA Nonprofits and K-12 Schools to Purchase Instruments for Children's Music Progra...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools to equip music programs with musical instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. The purpose of this program is to give children nationwide the opp...

GrantWatch ID#: 178727

Grants to Texas Nonprofit Organizations to Address Community Needs

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations for programs that address specific community needs. Funding is intended to promote causes that empower, educate, aid, and enrich the local community. Priority is given to programs that involve collaboration with other organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 183604

Awards to USA K-12 School Educators and Employees to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in ...

Deadline 12/31/20

Awards to USA K-12 educators, administrators, and school staff members to recognize outstanding efforts to positively impact the lives of students. Nominations are accepted for educators and employees in public, charter, and private schools. The purpose of the program ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for a Range of Programs that Benefit Local Resid...

Deadline 01/01/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for activities and programs within the focus areas of community development, human services, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Youth, Families, Mental ...

Deadline 03/01/21 LOI Date: 01/01/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in eligible counties for education, youth, families, mental health, and capacity building. Applicants may be required to submit a pre-application before being approved to submit a full applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 178310
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Global Opportunity for Children to Participate in a Contest that Fosters Creativity and Entr...

Deadline 01/15/21

Opportunity for children around the world to participate in a contest that fosters creativity and entrepreneurship. Children ranging in ages from PreK to 12th grade may create their own invention, in or outside of school, to solve a problem in their community, school, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167042

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Music Education Programs for Children

Deadline 04/15/21 LOI Date: 01/15/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for programs that provide music education to children and youth. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Particular interest is given to programs serving disenfranchised groups, in...

GrantWatch ID#: 181377
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Fellowships to USA PreK-12 Teachers and Educators for Professional Development Projects

Deadline 01/21/21

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA PreK-12th grade educators and up to $10,000 to educator teams for projects that support professional growth and development. Funding is intended to offer educators the tools required to pursue self-designed professional learning exper...

GrantWatch ID#: 177420

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Educational Institutions in Eligible Areas for Environment, Safe...

Deadline 01/29/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and accredited educational institutions in eligible areas for programs in the areas of safety, community building, and environmental responsibility. Qualified applicants from the following locations are eligible to apply for fundin...

GrantWatch ID#: 180329
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research Projects Related to Children's Welfare and Parenting

Deadline 01/30/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research projects on topics related to children's welfare and parenting. Funding is intended for original projects that have the potential to benefit infants and children. Focus areas include parenting practices and education, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181620

Grants to Illinois PreK-12 Teachers for Field Trips Related to Natural Resources Education

Deadline 01/31/21

Grants of up to $500 per teacher to Illinois PreK-12 teachers, including home-schooling teachers, to take students on natural resources-related field trips. Priority will be given to single-day field trips in outdoor settings. Field trips must be for the purpose of lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 176792
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Grants to Missouri and Illinois K-12 Schools in Eligible Areas to Inspire Student Learning

Deadline 01/31/21

Grants to Missouri and Illinois K-12 public, private, parochial, and charter schools in eligible areas for creative classroom projects that prepare students for a technology-rich future. Funding is intended for projects that motivate teachers, engage students, and gene...

GrantWatch ID#: 178214

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit the Local Community

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to benefit the community. Grant funds may be used to support operations, projects, and capital programs. Focus areas include education, conservation, and human services. Grants are also made on occasion in ot...

GrantWatch ID#: 163397
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 05/01/21 LOI Date: 02/01/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support projects in many ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Academic Programs and Arts Education for K-12 Youth

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools in eligible locations for academic and arts education programs serving K-12 youth. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit underserved populations, including minorities and girls. Priority ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Agencies for Arts Programs

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, IHEs, and government agencies in eligible areas for arts events and learning experiences. A wide range of art disciplines are eligible including arts education, visual arts, theater, music, literature, ethnic an...

GrantWatch ID#: 179895
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools for Educational and Public Safety Initiatives

Deadline 04/15/21 LOI Date: 02/01/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools for initiatives to improve education and public safety in communities in which the funding source operates. Applicants must submit an Inquiry Form to pre-qualify for an invitation to submit a...

GrantWatch ID#: 179995
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, and Human Services for the Unders...

Deadline 02/01/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for programs in the areas of human services, arts, culture, education, and healthcare for underserved populations. The Foundation is especially interested in supporting organizations that focus on child...

GrantWatch ID#: 180326

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and IHEs to Improve K-14 Science Education to Prepare Stu...

Deadline 02/04/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, high schools, and institutions of higher education to improve K-14 science education in eligible disciplines to prepare students for the workforce. Funding is intended to support the preparation of teaching methods and learning ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 180249

Opportunity for USA and Canada K-12 Students to Participate in a Science Competition

Deadline 02/08/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and Territories K-12 student teams to participate in a STEM competition. The competition is intended to encourage students to focus on team-based learning, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. The competition encour...

GrantWatch ID#: 177808
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Grants to USA PreK-12 School Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 02/14/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories PreK-12 school libraries to provide books to disadvantaged youth. Funding is intended to ensure that, although many schools are reallocating their funds to technology and audiovisual equipment, school libraries are still o...

GrantWatch ID#: 178824

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States for Health, Education, Environment, ...

Deadline 02/15/21

Grants to USA nonprofits and government agencies in multiple states for a range of programs that benefit local communities where the funding source operates. Funding is intended to support the priority areas of health, conservation and the environment, empowering famil...

GrantWatch ID#: 174648
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Grants to Illinois K-12 Schools and Educational Nonprofits for Hands-On Wind Energy Programs

Deadline 02/23/21

Grants of up to $40,000 to Illinois K-12 schools and nonprofit educational organizations for hands-on wind energy educational programs. Funding is intended to support the installation of a small wind turbine system, related school curriculum, and online monitoring of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177758