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143 Children Grants for Illinois

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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for social change initiatives. Funding is intended to benefit Jewish women and girls. Focus areas include education, economic empowerment, advocacy, social justice, and violence prevention. Programs serving wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176953

Grants to USA IHEs to Promote Diversity in Health Care

Deadline 01/07/21

Grants to USA institutions of higher education to promote diversity in public health and health care. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. Funding is intended to encourage students from underserved or underrepresented...

GrantWatch ID#: 192722

Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHEs, Agencies, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Phar...

Deadline 12/10/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHEs, agencies, nonprofits, and for-profits for research projects relating to the use of pharmaceuticals in children and pregnant women. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 192419

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Agencies, For-Profits, IHEs, and Nonprofits for Expl...

Deadline 12/10/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International agencies, for-profits, IHEs, and nonprofits for new research to develop better pharmaceuticals for children and pregnant women. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is in...

GrantWatch ID#: 192420

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

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
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In-Kind Prizes to USA Girls to Encourage Increased Participation in Organized Sports

Deadline 11/30/20

In-kind prizes to USA girls to encourage increased participation in organized competitive sports. Prizes are intended to help fund registration and other fees and provide equipment for girls between the ages of 4 to 12 years old and registered in a minor hockey league ...

GrantWatch ID#: 193376

Grants to USA Elementary School Teachers of Grades 3 - 6 to Establish Educational Gardens

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of $300 to USA classroom teachers of grades three through six to create a school garden for educational purposes. Funding is intended to encourage an interest in gardening. The gardens may be indoor or outdoor. The purpose of the grants is to ensure that element...

GrantWatch ID#: 173160

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Individuals, and IHEs to Improve the Lives of Girls and Women

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, individuals, funding source branches and affiliates, and universities to encourage girls to study engineering and physical science in college. Funding is intended to promote these professions to fe...

GrantWatch ID#: 175529

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs Related to Employment, Arts, Education, and Health

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs or projects in the areas of education, arts learning, vocational training, and health care. Funding is intended for programs that seek to improve conditions for underserved and low-income communities with a specia...

GrantWatch ID#: 176449

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

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 Nonprofit Theaters and Organizations for Educational Programs for Juvenile Off...

Deadline 02/10/21 LOI Date: 12/03/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and theater companies to provide Shakespeare and theater education programs to juvenile offenders. Applicants must submit an intent to apply prior to submitting an application. Applicants are advised that required ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187243
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Service for Bereaved Youth During the Coronavirus Crisis

Deadline 12/21/20 Conference Date: 12/03/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to support bereaved youth and their families during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to cover general operating expenses for organizations that provide bereavement services to children under the age of 25. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 173693
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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

Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, to Recognize Their Exceptional Ability to ...

Deadline 12/07/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA young military dependents, ages 13 to 18, to recognize their exceptional ability to succeed despite the challenges of military family life. One award will be given to a young nominee who has devised an original and bold solution to address a lo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176359

Grants to Illinois School Districts to Provide Mental Health Services to At-Risk Students

Deadline 12/07/20

Grants to Illinois school districts with low adequacy levels to provide mental health services to students. Funding is intended to support the development and implementation of a plan that offers students in high-risk districts greater access to mental health services....

GrantWatch ID#: 193296

Award to a USA or Canada Female Student in Grades 5-8 to Honor Exceptional Involvement in Sc...

Deadline 12/10/20

Award of $1,000 to a USA and Territories or Canada female student in grades 5 through 8 for outstanding involvement in science. A strong connection to science is the main criteria for selection of the recipient. Proposals will be evaluated by the quality of support mat...

GrantWatch ID#: 184710
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Youth to Present Solutions to Global Challenges to H...

Deadline 02/15/21 LOI Date: 12/14/20

Prizes of up to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International youth or teams youth, ages 13-24, to present solutions to global challenges, as identified by the United Nations. Applicants must submit the first round of applications before moving up to the second round. Group...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282

Grants to Illinois IHEs, School Districts, Vocational Centers, and Charter Schools to Develo...

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants to Illinois public IHE laboratory schools, school districts, vocational centers, and charter schools to develop foreign language and arts programs in schools. Funding is intended for programs to implement, enhance, or expand educational programs in these subject...

GrantWatch ID#: 143842

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 Nonprofits for Fitness and Running Programs to Improve Children's Health

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to improve children's health. Funding is intended for programs that increase the well-being of children and youth through physical activities. The goal of the program is to encourage and inspire youth ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172484
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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

Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes to Revitalize Neighborhoods in Struggling Communities

Deadline 12/16/20

Grants to USA public housing authorities, local government agencies, and tribes to improve local neighborhoods in struggling communities. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 171994
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Grant to a USA Library for Outreach Projects Targeting Underserved Children

Deadline 12/16/20

Grant of $3,000 to a USA library for outreach efforts addressing underserved populations in the community. Funding is intended for projects that engage underserved children, from birth to age 14. Applications will be considered for new and innovative programs, or for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 176910
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators for Pediatric Cancer Research Projects

Deadline 12/16/20

Grants of up to $60,000 per year to USA, Canada, and International investigators at nonprofit institutions or organizations for pediatric cancer research projects. Funding is intended to support early-career scientists focusing on a medical area that has historically r...

GrantWatch ID#: 187469
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Cooperative Agreement to a USA Public or Private Entity to Lead a Group to Address Specializ...

Deadline 02/17/21 Conference Date: 12/16/20

Cooperative agreement to a USA public or private entity, or a faith-based or community-based organization to lead a group of qualified organizations that will address specialized health care needs of mothers and children. Applicants are advised that required registrati...

GrantWatch ID#: 193425
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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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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
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Awards to USA and Canada Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustratin...

Deadline 12/31/20

Awards of $3,000 to a USA or Canada author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in children’s literature. Nominations are accepted on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

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 USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Provide Programs that Benefit Individ...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that directly benefit individuals in need. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Priority is given to programs that benefit residents of Connecticut, as well as worldw...

GrantWatch ID#: 184177
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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

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Programs

Deadline 01/06/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutions of higher education for humanities programs that serve the general public. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible projects are ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177745
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research to Improve the Lives of Children and Youth

Deadline 01/13/21

Grants to USA nonprofit institutions for research to improve the lives of American children and youth. Funding is intended to support the effective exploration of policies and activities that address inequality for young people between the ages of 5 and 25. Priority is...

GrantWatch ID#: 179286
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research to Benefit Youth

Deadline 01/13/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research to benefit youth throughout the country. Funding is intended for evidence-based projects that use research to improve outcomes among youth, ages 5 through 25. The Foundation seeks studies that build, identify, and test...

GrantWatch ID#: 184793

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Programs that Benefit Underserved Pop...

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs and projects that benefit underserved populations. Funding is intended to support activities within the focus areas of education, health care programming, and human services. Eligible programs ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160265
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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
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Human Needs, Community Development, and Volunteerism

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism in communities in which the funding source does business. Funding is intended to enhance communities and to help people achieve financial independenc...

GrantWatch ID#: 179283

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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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Students to Participate in a Student Document...

Deadline 01/20/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International students in grades six through twelve to participate in a documentary competition. Students create a documentary video, five to six minutes in length, about significant issues that they would like presidential candidates t...

GrantWatch ID#: 149468
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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
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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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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Contributions to the Mental Health...

Deadline 01/31/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize contributions to the field of mental health. Eligible recipients are psychologists within the first ten years of their postdoctoral degree. This award is intended to support efforts to advocate for and im...

GrantWatch ID#: 191535
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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
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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