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Illinois Community Service Grants:  132 Community Services Grants for Illinois.

GrantWatch is the number one resource for community service grants that address a variety of vital needs including health, human services, education, the arts and social service issues.

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applications must register or renew the requ... GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitalization

Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofits and local governments for collaborative arts engagement, design, and cultural planning projects. Applicants must register or renew the required account by August 21 and submit the required... GrantWatch ID#: 172668

Grants to Chicago Area, Illinois Nonprofits for Health Services to the Underserved

Deadline: 10/26/17
LOI Date: 09/21/17

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $80,000 to Chicago Metropolitan Area, Illinois nonprofit organizations to benefit medically underserved populations. LOIs are due September 21. Applicants seeking multi-year support must contact program staff prior to ... GrantWatch ID#: 179304

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Nonprofits and NGOs to Promote Environmental Stewardship

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants of up to $53,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico nonprofits, community-based associations, nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, environmental groups, tribal nations, and indigenous communities for community-based projects aimed at... GrantWatch ID#: 160222

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

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for health, education, and the environment. Funding is intended to provide community support and create programs for underserved populations. The majority of funds are used for education programs within th... GrantWatch ID#: 176826

Grants to USA YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Camps, and JCCs to Assist Disadvantaged Groups

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA charitable groups and organizations, such as YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, camps, and Jewish Community Centers for innovative projects that provide assistance and support to disadvantaged populations. The following are... GrantWatch ID#: 181754

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Agencies to End Homelessness and Promote Self-Sufficiency

Deadline: 09/28/17

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public housing agencies for a broad range of activities to end homelessness. Continuum of care agencies must implement an internal competition deadline at the local l... GrantWatch ID#: 162568

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible States to Transport Fresh Food to Underserved Communities

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA nonprofits and government agencies in eligible states to help defray the costs of equipment, transportation, and other operational costs in distributing fresh food to underserved and vulnerable population... GrantWatch ID#: 175502

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Journalism and Public Media Projects that Focus on Important Political and Social I...

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to USA nonprofits for public interest media projects that increases awareness about important social, environmental, and political issues. The ultimate goal of these grants is to promote a better informed American citizenry. As such, fundin... GrantWatch ID#: 179466

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

Deadline: 09/29/17

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. Each of the Foundation's grants is made with the ex... GrantWatch ID#: 181620

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Organizations to Increase Diversity in the Legal Profession

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and organizations for programs that promote diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. Funding is intended for special projects and events, education and outreach, and attorney development programs that focus on po... GrantWatch ID#: 174875

Grants to USA Youth Volunteers for Community Service Projects

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of $500 to USA youth for volunteer projects that positively impact their communities. Youth must begin the application process by September 15. Applicants are encouraged to use activities they enjoy, such as arts, reading, learning, sports, a... GrantWatch ID#: 174878

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth-Led Environmental Stewardship Education Projects

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for youth-oriented projects that promote environmental stewardship. Funding is intended to support solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental ... GrantWatch ID#: 178257

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Women, Children, and the Community of Champaign-Urbana

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofits for community benefit projects in the Champaign-Urbana area. Funding is specifically intended for projects in the areas of families, women, child welfare and protection, shelter, health, hunger prevention, literacy, sch... GrantWatch ID#: 179110

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Schools for Visual Arts Projects, Supplies, and Professional Development in the Quad...

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to Illinois and Iowa public and private schools and school districts to enhance visual arts education in the Quad Cities area. Funding is intended for, but not limited to, single projects, year-long curricula, ar... GrantWatch ID#: 179908

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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

Grants to Illinois and Missouri Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Arts, Community, and Youth Progr...

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to West Central Illinois and Northeastern Missouri nonprofit organizations and units of government for programs that serve youth by developing humanitarian, leadership, and artistic opportunities, and to support organizations that strive to i... GrantWatch ID#: 143020

Grants to USA Children and Youth for Community Service Projects

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants ranging from $250 and $1,000 to USA children and youth ages 18 and under for a wide range of self-initiated community service projects. There are no predetermined focus areas for this grant; rather, individuals can apply for funding to suppor... GrantWatch ID#: 156531

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Education, Arts, Civic, and Social Services Programs

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in the areas in which the funding source does business for programs in the areas of education, social services, health, arts and culture, and civic activities. Priority is given to proposals for programs that be... GrantWatch ID#: 162237

Grants to USA Teachers and Educators to Fund Educational Field Trips for Students in K-12 Schools

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants of up to $700 to USA teachers, educators, principals, paraprofessionals or classified staff of K-12 public, private, and charter schools for community service or civic projects, visits to art, science and cultural museums, career enrichment o... GrantWatch ID#: 172758

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, and First Nations to Strengthen Communities Impacted by Mining

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, tribes, and First Nations to build the capacity of communities impacted by mining. The purpose of this program is to ensure that mining activities do not negatively impact the cultura... GrantWatch ID#: 178266

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Youth STEM and Leadership Programs in Eligible States

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for initiatives to provide STEM education or leadership development to youth in the funding service area. Grants are available to organizations located within the communities where the company ... GrantWatch ID#: 179762

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

Deadline: 10/01/17

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 Peoria, Illinois Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Residents and Improve Quality of Life

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofits for programs with a broad charitable focus that seek to improve the quality of life in the Peoria area. Priority is given to programs that address a community need and involve collaboration. Grantmaking priorities i... GrantWatch ID#: 181690

Awards to USA Latino High School Seniors in Eligible Regions for Outstanding Academic Achievements and Community...

Deadline: 10/02/17

Awards of up to $3,000 to USA Latino high school seniors in eligible regions for excellence in academic achievements and community service contributions. Awards are given in the categories of business and entrepreneurship, community service, educati... GrantWatch ID#: 162756

Awards to USA and Territories Libraries and Museums for Outstanding Contributions and Outreach to Local Communit...

Deadline: 10/02/17

Awards to USA and territories libraries and museums to recognize outstanding contributions to community cohesion and wellbeing. This year's awards are intended to recognize programs that serve at-risk children and families, veterans and military fam... GrantWatch ID#: 182179

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Domestic or International Projects Related to Education

Deadline: 10/09/17

Grants to USA nonprofits for a broad range of education projects operating inside or outside the USA with a particular interest in supporting underserved populations and the creative use of technology. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as ... GrantWatch ID#: 156301

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Grants to USA Organizations based Nationally or Internationally for Environmental Projects

Deadline: 10/13/17

Grants to USA organizations based nationally or internationally for environmental projects in the areas of climate change mitigation, public health concerns resulting from pollution, and conservation that will promote wildlife biodiversity. Specific... GrantWatch ID#: 182147

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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Businesses to Protect Wildlife Habitat

Deadline: 10/14/17

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits, groups, and businesses to conserve, protect, and restore important wildlife habitats in ponds, rivers, swamps, wetlands, and streams. Consideration will be given to both new and ongoing... GrantWatch ID#: 174212

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Television, and Religiou...

Deadline: 11/01/17
LOI Date: 10/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by Octo... GrantWatch ID#: 158587

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Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Pr... GrantWatch ID#: 173329

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects in Education, Entrepreneurship, Advancement of Women, Crisis Management, an...

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a wide range of social change initiatives. Funding must identify with one of the following focus areas: advancement of philanthropy and volunteering, education, entrepreneurship, advocacy and debate, advance... GrantWatch ID#: 178268

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Grants to USA Nonprofit Domestic Violence Shelters to Offer On-Site Pet Housing

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations providing emergency shelter to domestic violence victims to offer pet housing to beneficiaries. The purpose of this program is to create space to house victims’ pets on-site with their familie... GrantWatch ID#: 182244

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Improvements to Local Football Fields

Deadline: 10/16/17

Grants to USA nonprofit community-based organizations, middle schools, and high schools in multiple states to enhance the safety, accessibility, and quality of local football fields within the funding source’s market areas. Applicants are strongly... GrantWatch ID#: 171731

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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Deadline: 10/20/17

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofits to support programs that will enhance the quality of life for seniors in local communities. Funding may go towards benefiting a senior center, purchasing a transportation vehicle, assisting in low-income housing ... GrantWatch ID#: 176998

Grants to Chicago Region, Illinois Nonprofits to Enhance Education, Health, Nutrition, and the Local Environment

Deadline: 12/04/17
LOI Date: 10/20/17

Grants ranging between $5,000 and $25,000 to Chicago region, Illinois nonprofits for programs that will enhance the environment, education, health, and nutrition for local communities. LOIs are accepted until October 20. The goals of this grant are ... GrantWatch ID#: 180276

Grants to Southern Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and Organizations to Promote Firearms Use, Safety, and Educati...

Deadline: 10/26/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $6,000 to Southern Illinois nonprofits, government agencies, and organizations for projects that promote and educate about shooting range activities, hunting safety, and responsible firearms use. Grants are generally pr... GrantWatch ID#: 182021

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Awards to USA and International High School, College, and Graduate School Students for Environmental Stewardship ...

Deadline: 10/30/17

Awards of up to $5,000 and in-kind donations to USA and international high school, college, and graduate school students who participate in an environmental stewardship program. This program takes place over the course of thirty days, during which ... GrantWatch ID#: 161059

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline: 10/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supp... GrantWatch ID#: 179340

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Remove Debris from Marine Habitats

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies for community-based, locally-driven marine debris removal activities. Supported projects will result in long-term and quantifiable habitat improvements. Priorit... GrantWatch ID#: 148236

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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

Grants to Chicago Area, Illinois Nonprofits for Education, Health Care, Human Services, and Arts and Culture

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to Chicago Metropolitan area, Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs that will benefit local residents. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of health care, arts and culture, education, and human services for underserved po... GrantWatch ID#: 175699

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Grants to USA and Canada Researchers for Social, Behavioral, Psychological, and Public Health Studies

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada faculty members at institutions of higher education, individuals affiliated with human service organizations, and post-doctoral students for research that seeks solutions to a range of social issues. Funding... GrantWatch ID#: 179737

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Grants to Aurora Area, Illinois Organizations to Benefit Local Children and Youth

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to Aurora Area, Illinois organizations for programs that benefit children and youth residing in the local region. Applicants will be asked to indicate the number of children and youth who will benefit from the grant. Applicants may apply duri... GrantWatch ID#: 180563

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit People, Animals, and the Environment

Deadline: 11/03/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and projects that support individual passions around people, animals, and the environment. The funding source is committed to strengthening communities and helpi... GrantWatch ID#: 164147

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for American Indian Cultural Preservation, Business, and Education

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to support the self-sustainment and preservation of the American Indian culture. Eligible proposals encourage American Indian business, promote education, particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate educat... GrantWatch ID#: 174514

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Outcomes

Deadline: 03/05/18
LOI Date: 11/30/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. A Letter of Inquiry must be su... GrantWatch ID#: 175593

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Grants to Northern Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and Organizations to Promote Firearms Safety, Use, and Education

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $6,000 to Northern Illinois nonprofits, government agencies, and organizations for projects that promote and educate about shooting range activities, hunting safety, and responsible firearms use. Grants are generally pr... GrantWatch ID#: 177234

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Grants to USA Injured Veterans, Service Members, and their Families to Support their Long-Term Goals and Dreams

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to USA veterans, service members, and the families of those who have sustained combat injuries and are considered severely wounded or injured. Funding will be provided to support the long-term goals of hopes of veterans, service members, and... GrantWatch ID#: 165071

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