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272 Illinois Community Service Grants

272 Community Services Grants for Illinois

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Grants to USA Cities and Towns to Encourage Collaboration Among Community Residents

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $10,000 to USA cities and towns to encourage collaboration among community residents. Funding may be used for project coordination, coaching, and project-related expenses. The goal of the program is to provide start-up funding for resident-led groups in small...

GrantWatch ID#: 194652

Grants to USA Nonprofits for New Projects and Programs that Address Community and Individual...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations for new projects and programs that address community and individual legal needs. Areas of focus include increasing public knowledge of legal rights, improving the justice system, and providing vulne...

GrantWatch ID#: 184364

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA IHEs to Support Students in the Development of Technologi...

Deadline 10/06/21

Grants of $5,000, grants of $20,000, and in-kind services to USA and territories colleges and universities to support students in the development of technological innovations with market potential. Funding is intended to support engineering or science-based innovations...

GrantWatch ID#: 181079

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Municipalities, Schools, IHEs, and Research Institutions for ...

Deadline 09/27/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations, schools, universities, municipalities, and research institutions for educational programs related to energy use in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the Foundation prior to submitting an application. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146257

Grants to USA and Canada Universalist Nonprofits to Advance Social Change through Community ...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA and Canada non-Unitarian Universalist nonprofit groups working to advance systemic change through community organizing and mobilization. Preference will be shown to specific campaigns that effect social, economic, and political change, i...

GrantWatch ID#: 148695

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Groups to Provide Organic Food to People Facing Food Insecurity

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and grassroots groups for programs that supply organic food to populations facing food insecurity. Funding priorities include increasing access to healthy, organic food choices and providing communities in need with organic meals a...

GrantWatch ID#: 156970

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions in Eligible A...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to Illinois and Iowa nonprofit organizations, government entities, and educational institutions in eligible areas for a wide range of activities that benefit communities. Priority will be given to proposals addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, racial ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179933

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

Deadline 09/30/21

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

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Community Benefit Services

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for community benefit services. The goal of the program is to improve and enhance the educational, recreational, cultural, and economic environment for local residents. Funding is intended to support nonprofi...

GrantWatch ID#: 185990

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Unitarian Universalist Organizations and Congregations to ...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico Unitarian Universalist organizations and congregations to enhance and strengthen UU community life and institutions. Previous recipients include churches, theological schools, associations, and certification programs. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192453

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote Renewable Energy

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for projects that promote renewable energy. Funding is intended to support socially responsible, community-based nonprofits that are developing a renewable energy project. The mission of the Foundation is...

GrantWatch ID#: 192527

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit State Residents

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit residents throughout the state. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of workforce and economic development, housing programs, and food programs. Special attention will be given...

GrantWatch ID#: 194377

Grants to Illinois Households in Eligible Locations for Disaster Relief Efforts

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $500 to Illinois households in eligible locations for disaster relief efforts. Funding is intended to assist local individuals and families who have been affected by natural disasters. Specifically, grants may be used to assist households whose primary ...

GrantWatch ID#: 197195

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Community Leaders for Capital Projects to Revitalize Public Com...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and town managers and employees for capital projects to revitalize public community spaces in rural areas. The purpose of the program is to create and restore communal spaces ...

GrantWatch ID#: 197389

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

Deadline 11/03/21 Conference Date: 09/30/21

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

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Arts Projects, Programs, and Events

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $8,500 to Illinois nonprofit organizations, associations, and institutions in eligible locations for arts projects, programs, and events that benefit residents. Proposals should advance the arts in the community and promote economic opportunities for ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 138422

Grants to Illinois and Missouri Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs that Benefit Youth and ...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to Illinois and Missouri nonprofit organizations and government entities for programs that benefit children, youth, and communities in eligible locations. Funding primarily supports, but is not limited to, organizations working to improve the community and provi...

GrantWatch ID#: 143020

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life for Residents

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in eligible communities for programs that improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for programs to enhance youth development, to support cultural activitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 146075

Grants to USA Students for Local Community Service Projects

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA students ages 18 and under for service projects to benefit their local community. Funding may be used to support a variety of creative projects, such as playgrounds, nature trails, animal shelters, school and community gardens, facemask do...

GrantWatch ID#: 156531

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations to Serve Holocaust Survivors and for ...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations and institutions to provide services for elderly Holocaust survivors, and for Holocaust education, research, and preservation. Funding is intended to provide care to Holocaust victims as well as for documentation, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174361

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for a Range of Programs that Benefit Local Resid...

Deadline 10/01/21

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 USA and Canada Organizations, Tribes, First Nations, and Organizations to Address ...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of $3,000 and grants of $5,000 to USA and Canada grassroots groups, tribes, First Nations, and organizations to mitigate the negative impacts of mining. Priority funding is intended for projects that protect ecosystems, the environment, community health, and cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 178266

In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline 10/01/21

In-kind grants of new children's books to USA public and tribal libraries in rural areas. The purpose of the project is to increase access to quality children's books. Recipients will be able to choose the most appropriate books for their community from a list of over ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Projects that Benefit Women, Childre...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for projects that benefit the local community. Funding is intended to support programs and activities within the focus areas of families, women, child welfare and protection, shelter, health, hunger preventio...

GrantWatch ID#: 179110

Grants to USA Nonprofit Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social Justice and Combat Racial...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to promote social and environmental justice and combat racial inequities. Priority will be given to organizations that are BIPOC-led. The purpose of funding is to encourage grassroots systemic reform in marginalize...

GrantWatch ID#: 179477

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

Deadline 10/01/21

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Operations

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for operational support. Funding is intended to support organizations that effect positive change. Focus areas include environment, food and agriculture, health, and sustainable community development. Grant funds must be used to su...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Programs that Benefit Residents and Impr...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects and activities that enhance the local quality of life, address a com...

GrantWatch ID#: 181690

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Projects and Programs that Benefit L...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for projects and programs to benefit local communities. Funding is intended for initiatives that address art, youth, leadership training, health, education, social services, social justice, environmental ...

GrantWatch ID#: 191728

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Projects, Programs, Equipment Purchases, and Capacity Buil...

Deadline 10/05/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations for a wide range of activities that address community needs in eligible locations. Eligible requests include capacity-building efforts, projects and programs, and critical technology and/or equipment purchases....

GrantWatch ID#: 142624
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Grants to USA Nonprofits Serving Deaf Communities to Develop Organizational Capacity

Deadline 10/06/21

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations serving deaf communities to develop organizational capacity. The purpose of the program is to increase the long-term sustainability of organizations and enhance organizational capabilities. Priority may be given to...

GrantWatch ID#: 198618

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Improve Public Health and Respond to...

Deadline 11/08/21 Conference Date: 10/06/21

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to implement volunteer programs that improve public health and respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Applicants are advised that required registrations may...

GrantWatch ID#: 198510
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs Related to Nutrition, Children...

Deadline 11/22/21 LOI Date: 10/08/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to benefit local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of environmental stewardship, nutrition, and the positive deve...

GrantWatch ID#: 180276
NEW

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Businesses to Protect Water Habi...

Deadline 10/14/21

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind donations to USA nonprofit organizations, 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 projec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174212

Grants to USA Arts Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Increase Public Acceptance of Coronavir...

Deadline 10/14/21

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA and territories nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, IHEs, and arts agencies and foundations to increase public confidence in, and acceptance of, vaccines against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to support projects t...

GrantWatch ID#: 198476

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Projects to Benefit Local Communities in Eligible Regions

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for projects to benefit local communities in eligible locations. Areas of interest include education, children in need, people with disabilities, seniors, social and human services, and wildlife. Funding is intended to benefit...

GrantWatch ID#: 133098
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Cultural and Educational Programming

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for cultural and educational programming in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support organizations that provide residents with outstanding programming in these focus areas. Programs must benefit residents of Chicago an...

GrantWatch ID#: 160275
NEW

Grants to USA Cooperatives in Eligible States to Support Community Projects and Develop Agric...

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA cooperatives in eligible states to support neighborhood projects. Priority is given to requests that align with farmer well-being and agricultural safety, rural community vitality, and agriculture education. Examples include food shelf do...

GrantWatch ID#: 183059
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Shelters to Arrange Accommodations for the Pets of Domestic Violence...

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA nonprofit domestic violence and animal organizations to ensure accommodations for pets of domestic violence survivors. Funding is intended for a variety of options for pets, including building or renovating areas at the domestic violence ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183121
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Respond to Urgent Needs and Opportunities to Promote Social and ...

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that address urgent and immediate needs and opportunities, especially to protect the social and reproductive rights of women of color, trans people of color, and low-income women and trans people. Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 184165
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Fundraising Efforts and Capacity Building

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for capacity building and fundraising activities. Funding is intended to help nonprofit organizations gain revenue stability by expanding their fundraising efforts. The award is based on merit and need as determined...

GrantWatch ID#: 186275
NEW

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Buildings and Locations Throughout the...

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants of up to $2,500 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies to protect buildings and locations throughout the state. Funding is specifically intended to benefit sites at risk of demolition, deteriorating or unstable sites, and those that must be ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189377
NEW

Award to USA Health Systems and Hospitals to Recognize Efforts to Improve Community Health a...

Deadline 10/15/21

Awards to USA health systems and hospitals to honor their commitment to advancing health. The purpose of this program is to recognize hospitals and health systems that have promoted community and individual wellbeing; increased access to affordable care; addressed disp...

GrantWatch ID#: 198212
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Projects that Improve Transportation and Mobility ...

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects that improve transportation and mobility in low-income communities. Funding is intended to increase the integration of low-income residents in the community, improve their healt...

GrantWatch ID#: 198218

Loans to Missouri and Illinois Nonprofits and Financial Institutions to Benefit Children and...

Deadline 10/15/21

Loans to Missouri and Illinois nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, credit unions, finance agencies, and social enterprises for activities that benefit children and families in eligible locations. Loans are intended to support projects that enhance well-bei...

GrantWatch ID#: 198523

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Services in Local Communities

Deadline 10/20/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide unrestricted support for services that benefit local communities. The purpose of funding is to allow qualified organizations throughout the country to continue providing valuable services. Previous grants have been award...

GrantWatch ID#: 198167
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Programs and Projects to Benefit the...

Deadline 02/18/22 LOI Date: 10/22/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for programs and projects to benefit the community. A letter of inquiry is required prior to submitting a full application. Focus areas include arts and culture, education, family, health and wellness, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 176860
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Grants to USA IHEs, Agencies, and Community Organizations for Research Projects Related to C...

Deadline 11/12/21 LOI Date: 10/22/21

Grants to USA and territories IHEs, government agencies, and community-based organizations for research projects related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to increase access to COVI...

GrantWatch ID#: 195139

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Locations to Support Capacity-Building...

Deadline 10/22/21

Grants of up to $25,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies for capacity-building efforts. Funding is intended to support organizations that involve the local community, promote investment opportunities, and collaborate to increase the impact of...

GrantWatch ID#: 196859
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Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Organizations for Economic Development Programs in Nati...

Deadline 10/25/21

Grants to USA tribal governments and tribal organizations for programs to develop Native American and Alaska Native communities, particularly those benefiting low- and moderate-income individuals. Funding is intended for programs to create economic opportunities, decen...

GrantWatch ID#: 171996