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117 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 Libraries to Support Recovery in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 12/02/21

Grants of $10,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories libraries for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to help strengthen libraries and support recovery in the wake of the pandemic. Eligible libraries include academic, p...

GrantWatch ID#: 199114

Grants to Illinois School Districts, Vocational Centers, and Schools to Develop Foreign Lang...

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants of up to $40,000 to Illinois public school districts, vocational centers, and schools to develop or expand foreign language and arts learning opportunities. Funding is intended to support the creation and improvement of creative, curriculum-based arts education ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143842

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

Deadline 01/10/22

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 several weeks to compl...

GrantWatch ID#: 154171

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, IHEs, and Schools for Professional Arts Development Cou...

Deadline 12/17/21

Grants to South Carolina IHEs, arts-focused nonprofits in collaboration with IHEs, and eligible schools to provide summer-session professional arts development courses to arts educators, arts administrators, and classroom teachers. Funding is intended to provide a seri...

GrantWatch ID#: 182360

Fellowships to USA PreK-12 Teachers and Educators for Professional Development Projects

Deadline 01/20/22

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, Canada, and International Researchers for Research Projects to Improve Educat...

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International researchers who are affiliated with nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, school districts, or research facilities, for research projects in the field of education. Funding is intended to support fiel...

GrantWatch ID#: 172494

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

Deadline 04/01/22 LOI Date: 12/01/21

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for STEM Education Outreach Programs

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, including industry associations and societies, science centers, K-12 schools, and universities for STEM education outreach programs. Proposed programs and activities should focus on raisi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178050

In-Kind Grants of Resources to Illinois Teachers and Educational Professionals to Prepare Yo...

Deadline 12/01/21

In-kind donations of resources to Illinois kindergarten teachers, Pre-K teachers, and other educational professionals in eligible regions to prepare young children for kindergarten. Teachers will receive toolkits that contain items and tools that families and parents c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184347

Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, IHEs, and School Districts for P...

Deadline 01/25/22 LOI Date: 12/17/21

Cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, IHEs, school districts, and faith-based organizations for programs that prevent falls amongst elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities. Required registrations m...

GrantWatch ID#: 200016

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

Deadline 12/02/21

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

Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Tribes, and School Districts to He...

Deadline 01/25/22 Conference Date: 12/02/21 LOI Date: 12/17/21

Cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, tribal governments, school districts, and faith-based organizations for programs to help individuals manage their health. Required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 200011

Opportunity for USA K-12 Public School Employees in Multiple States to Enter a Giveaway

Deadline 12/10/21

Opportunity for USA active or retired employees of K-12 public schools in multiple states to enter a giveaway to win a $2,500 cash prize. Entrants must be members of qualified educator associations. Eligible entrants must reside in one of the following 44 states or pri...

GrantWatch ID#: 191896

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

Deadline 12/15/21

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 12/15/21

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 and college science teachers in eligible locations to recognize the innovative use of data collection technology in the classroom. Awards will be presented on the elementary, middle school, high school, and college levels. Awardees will be...

GrantWatch ID#: 156690

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Aerospace Science and Technology Activities in the Classroom

Deadline 12/15/21

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

Global Opportunity for Children to Participate in a Contest that Fosters Creativity and Entr...

Deadline 12/15/21

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

Deadline 12/15/21

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Service Agencies, Schools, and Faith-Based Organizations to Promot...

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind grants to USA nonprofit organizations, public-funded service agencies, schools, and faith-based organizations in eligible locations to support children's health and wellness. Funding is intended to encourage the participation of child...

GrantWatch ID#: 183698

Grants to Ontario, Quebec, and USA Nonprofits, Schools, Universities, and Agencies in Eligib...

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants to Ontario, Quebec, and USA nonprofit organizations, schools, colleges, universities, and government entities in eligible states for services that have a significant and discernible impact on their local communities. Funding is intended to support regional and l...

GrantWatch ID#: 184772

Grants to Illinois Childcare Centers to Alleviate the Adverse Financial Impact of the COVID-...

Deadline 12/15/21

Grants to Illinois childcare centers to alleviate the adverse financial impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Funding is intended to support the economic health of childcare providers as the economy reopens in the wake of the pandemic. Grants will cover expenses...

GrantWatch ID#: 191399

Grants to USA Charter Organizations and School Districts to Develop New Public Schools

Deadline 01/07/22 Conference Date: 12/15/21

Grants to USA charter organizations and school districts to support the development of new and innovative schools. The goal of the program is to enhance education and encourage success for all students, including those from underserved communities. Priority will be giv...

GrantWatch ID#: 182499

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

Deadline 12/17/21

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

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Youth Programs for Gardening Acti...

Deadline 12/17/21

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

Awards to USA K-12 Minority Science Teachers in Urban Areas for Professional Development Opp...

Deadline 12/17/21

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 Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/22 LOI Date: 12/31/21

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

Grants to Illinois K-12 School Staff in Eligible Areas for Educational Classroom Projects

Deadline 12/31/21

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 12/31/21

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 12/31/21

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

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

Deadline 12/31/21

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 School Libraries for Books and Other Reading Materials

Deadline 12/31/21

Grants to USA school libraries for books and other reading materials. Funding is intended to encourage students from needy schools to develop an interest in learning and reading. Eligible expenses include books and electronic books, periodicals, reference materials, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 194199
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for a Range of Programs that Benefit Local Resid...

Deadline 01/01/22

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 03/01/22 LOI Date: 01/01/22

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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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Enhance the Lives of Chi...

Deadline 01/01/22

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits in eligible states for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811
NEW

In-Kind Grants of Volunteer Support to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Schools to Addr...

Deadline 01/26/22 Conference Date: 01/06/22

In-kind grants of volunteer support to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Tribes, and schools for projects that serve low-income communities and address problems related to poverty. Focus areas include racial equity; veterans and military families; India...

GrantWatch ID#: 186610

Awards to USA K-6 Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to STEM Education

Deadline 01/07/22

Awards of $10,000 to USA and territories K-6 educators to recognize excellence in the field of STEM education. The purpose of this award is to honor teachers who have motivated their students and helped them succeed in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mat...

GrantWatch ID#: 180026

Grants to Illinois PreK-12 Teachers in Eligible Areas for Classroom Projects that Benefit Lo...

Deadline 01/10/22

Grants of $250 to Illinois PreK-12 teachers in eligible areas for classroom projects and programs that benefit local students. Funding is intended for educational supplies, workshops, and other activities that enhance the quality of education. Eligible applicants are q...

GrantWatch ID#: 199117

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Provide Humanities Workshops for K-1...

Deadline 02/22/22 Conference Date: 01/11/22

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to provide week-long culture and history workshops for K-12 educators. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The purpose of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 153587

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Host Professional Development Opportu...

Deadline 02/22/22 Conference Date: 01/12/22

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to host humanities programming for K-12 teachers. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of the program is to offer p...

GrantWatch ID#: 178151
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Music Education Programs for Children

Deadline 04/15/22 LOI Date: 01/15/22

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

In-Kind Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Schools and IHEs to Implement a Techni...

Deadline 01/20/22

In-kind grants valued at up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 schools and accredited IHEs to implement an online technical support chat service for students. Grant recipients will receive support, required licenses, and services to integrate the artific...

GrantWatch ID#: 194499

Fellowships to USA Educators to Enhance Professional Skills

Deadline 01/20/22

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA educators and up to $10,000 to teams to improve professional skills. This program is open to full-time K-12 educators, including curriculum heads, curriculum specialists, classroom teachers, librarians, and media specialists. Proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 199165

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Organizations to ...

Deadline 01/25/22

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and other organizations to develop environmental curricula. Funding is intended for holistic environmental curricula development and implementation that inco...

GrantWatch ID#: 174429
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Awards to USA Early Childhood Teachers to Honor Excellence in Early Childhood Education and ...

Deadline 01/28/22

Awards of $1,000 to USA early childhood teachers to recognize excellence in early childhood education and care. Along with the cash prize, awardees will receive an expenses-paid trip to the awards ceremony in historic Philadelphia, professional development activities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177427

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research Projects Related to Children's Welfare and Parenting

Deadline 01/30/22

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

Deadline 01/31/22

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

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

Deadline 01/31/22

Opportunity for USA, territories, and Canada 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 Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit the Local Community

Deadline 02/01/22

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 05/01/22 LOI Date: 02/01/22

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

Deadline 02/01/22

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