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142 Illinois Community Economic Development Grants

142 Community/Economic Development Grants for Illinois

Grants to encourage community economic development, support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Initiatives to Transform the Community

Deadline 03/21/23 LOI Date: 02/07/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for initiatives to transform the community. Applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to a full application. Funding is intended to support activities in one of the following focus areas:...

GrantWatch ID#: 206280

Cooperative Agreements to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, and Tribes to Assist Communities in Addr...

Deadline 02/14/23

Cooperative agreements to USA government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and Tribes to assist communities in addressing brownfield sites. Applicants are advised that registrations may take a month or more to complete. Funding is intended to help communities assess, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 206799

Grants to USA Graduate Students for Research Relating Inequality to Economic Growth

Deadline 03/20/23

Grants of $15,000 to USA and eligible territories' graduate students at the doctoral or postdoctoral level for research addressing whether economic equality impacts economic growth and stability. Funding is intended for a broad range of research approaches spanning a v...

GrantWatch ID#: 206680

Grants to USA State Agencies to Mitigate the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Systems

Deadline 03/06/23

Grants to USA and territories state agencies to improve food systems in underserved communities in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take at least four weeks to complete. The purpose of this program ...

GrantWatch ID#: 206975

Tax Credits to USA Businesses to Encourage Relocation to California

Deadline 03/20/23

Tax credits to USA businesses to encourage business expansion and relocation to California. The purpose of this program is to support employment and economic development in the State of California. This program is open to businesses of any size that want to stay and gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180343

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Improve the Lives of Women and Girls in th...

Deadline 02/06/23

Grants of up to $30,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible communities to improve the lives of women and girls in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Funding is intended for projects that promote economic stability, access to quality healthcare,...

GrantWatch ID#: 201451

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and Businesses in Eligible Areas for Housing Acquisit...

Deadline 03/17/23 LOI Date: 02/03/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and businesses in eligible locations for programs to respond to the negative impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended for a range of activities including but not limited to economic d...

GrantWatch ID#: 197064

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Community Development Projects in Eligible Regions

Deadline 03/10/23 LOI Date: 02/10/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for community development projects in eligible regions. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. The purpose of the program is to enhance the livability, vibrancy, and equitable develop...

GrantWatch ID#: 181221

Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Help Disadvantaged Entrep...

Deadline 02/28/23

Cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations, private sector entities (including for-profits), and IHEs to assist disadvantaged entrepreneurs in business development. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Succes...

GrantWatch ID#: 207221

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Local Governments for Programs that Train Leaders to Establi...

Deadline 03/03/23

Grants and in-kind support to USA cities and counties for programs that train local leaders to create and manage economic empowerment programs. Selected local governments will receive funding, technical assistance, and training to be used in fellowship programs for loc...

GrantWatch ID#: 200976

Financial Assistance to Illinois Homeowners Negatively Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 03/31/23

Financial assistance of up to $60,000 to Illinois homeowners who have been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Applicants must contact a mortgage servicer or housing counseling agency prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended ...

GrantWatch ID#: 202560
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Grants to Illinois Organizations in Eligible Areas for Community Development in the Wake of CO...

Deadline 03/15/23

Grants to Illinois organizations in eligible locations for neighborhood development projects in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to implement planning and pre-development activities for community projects and to promote a sustai...

GrantWatch ID#: 207664

Grants to Illinois Property Owners and Tenants in Eligible Areas for Improvements to Commerc...

Deadline 03/03/23

Grants to Illinois industrial and commercial business and property owners and tenants in eligible locations for capital improvement projects. Funding is intended for improvements to building exteriors, interiors, mechanical systems, and most other permanent building im...

GrantWatch ID#: 176275

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Businesses for Programs to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Deadline 02/24/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations and businesses in eligible regions for programs and projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Preference will be given to projects that benefit communities disproportionately impacted by climate change. Eligible applicants ...

GrantWatch ID#: 207208

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits to Address the Basic Needs of Residents in Eligible Areas

Deadline 03/17/23 LOI Date: 02/03/23

Grants of up to $30,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to address the needs of local residents. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended for programs and projects within the focus areas o...

GrantWatch ID#: 169109

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Activities that Increase Tourism in Eligible Locations

Deadline 02/06/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for events, programs, and cultural activities that promote tourism in eligible locations. Funding is intended to attract visitors, create positive publicity, and support the local economy by increasing hotel occupancy. Events ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177787

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for the Rehabilitation of Historic Properties...

Deadline 02/07/23

Grants to USA government nonprofit organizations, agencies, and Tribes to support the rehabilitation of historic properties in rural communities. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to submitting an application. Funding is intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 185115

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Charitable Organizations to Increase Access to Sola...

Deadline 02/07/23

Grants to USA, Canada, and International charitable organizations for renewable energy projects. Funding is intended to expand access to solar energy. Priority will be given to applicants led by or serving Black and Indigenous communities, women-led organizations, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 201046
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and CBOs for Projects and Programs to Improve Local Commun...

Deadline 03/15/23 Conference Date: 02/08/23

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and community-based organizations for projects and programs to improve local communities. Programs must fall into one of the following categories: demonstration, capacity bu...

GrantWatch ID#: 185431

Opportunity for USA Startup Businesses to Participate in a Business Development Program

Deadline 03/03/23 Conference Date: 02/08/23

Opportunity for USA startup businesses to participate in a business development program. The purpose of the program is to enhance readiness for the marketplace and improve business success. Successful applicants will receive business resources and mentorship.

GrantWatch ID#: 207015

Grants to USA Native American Tribes and Tribal Organizations to Implement Energy Technologies...

Deadline 02/09/23

Grants to USA Native American tribes, tribal energy development organizations, and intertribal organizations to implement energy technologies within tribal areas. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended...

GrantWatch ID#: 191318

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Advance Diversity in the Fields of Entrepreneurship and Investme...

Deadline 02/10/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to advance diversity in the fields of entrepreneurship and investments. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit women and minority and under-represented communities. The goal of the grant program is to facilitate progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 201347
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies to Address the Needs of Local Residents

Deadline 05/10/23 Conference Date: 02/13/23 LOI Date: 03/13/23

Grants of up to $75,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies to build capacity for programs that address the needs of local residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit an LOI and attend an information workshop prior to applying. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 163453

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/15/23 LOI Date: 02/15/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Areas of focus include arts and culture, community development, social services, democracy and civic participation, education, and health. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 135007

Grants to USA Municipalities for Creative Projects to Address Local Issues

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants to USA and territories municipalities for creative projects to address local issues. The purpose of the program is to support innovative public art projects of all disciplines. Proposals will be evaluated according to the potential positive impact on the city. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 148140

Grants to Illinois and Michigan Nonprofits for Programs to Increase Access to Educational Op...

Deadline 05/05/23 LOI Date: 02/17/23

Grants to Illinois and Michigan nonprofit organizations for educational programs and initiatives in eligible locations. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to applying. Funding is intended for programming that increases access to educational opportunities for lo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175935

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Individuals for Design Projects that Address Issues in Eli...

Deadline 04/21/23 LOI Date: 02/17/23

Grants of up to $25,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and individuals for design projects to address issues in eligible locations. Applicants must be nominated or submit self-nominations prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for projects that be...

GrantWatch ID#: 201549

Grants to Illinois Organizations in Eligible Regions for Projects and Programs that Benefit ...

Deadline 02/21/23

Grants to Illinois organizations in eligible locations for projects and programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full application. Funding areas include arts and culture, built environment, investigative jo...

GrantWatch ID#: 196004
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Grants to Illinois Businesses, Property Owners, and Nonprofits for Capital Projects to Benef...

Deadline 02/24/23

Grants to Illinois businesses, property owners, and qualifying nonprofit organizations for capital projects to benefit local neighborhoods in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support construction and building improvement projects in commercial areas that will...

GrantWatch ID#: 185158

Grants to Illinois Property Owners, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Community Developers...

Deadline 02/24/23

Grants to Illinois property owners, business owners, entrepreneurs, and community developers for capital projects in eligible locations. Funding is intended for expenses related to renovation, pre-development, and construction. Priority will be given to proposals for p...

GrantWatch ID#: 200613
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Grants to Illinois Business and Property Owners and Qualifying Nonprofits for Smaller-Scale ...

Deadline 02/24/23

Grants to Illinois business owners, property owners, and qualifying nonprofit organizations for capital projects in eligible regions. Funding is intended for smaller-scale construction and rehabilitation projects for new or existing commercial public spaces and cultura...

GrantWatch ID#: 201417
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Grants to Wisconsin and Illinois Nonprofits for Initiatives to Address the Needs of Women and ...

Deadline 02/27/23

Grants of up to $5,000 to Wisconsin and Illinois nonprofit organizations for activities that address the needs of women and girls in eligible communities. Funding is intended to support services and initiatives in the areas of economic opportunity, health and stability...

GrantWatch ID#: 147529

Grants to USA Organizations for Projects in the Areas of Community, Environment, and Populat...

Deadline 02/28/23

Grants to USA organizations for projects in the areas of community and population growth. New applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry. Environmental projects are also supported in eligible regions of Pennsylvania. Eligible projects will improve the local quality of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163910

Grants to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, IHEs, and Tribes for Business Development in Non-Urban Ar...

Deadline 02/28/23

Grants to USA and territories agencies, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, tribes, and cooperatives to promote economic development in non-urban areas. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. Funding is intended for programs t...

GrantWatch ID#: 167073

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

Deadline 02/28/23

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

Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 02/28/23

Awards of $10,000 and $50,000 to USA individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create a positive impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Groups in Eligible Locations for Community Beautification P...

Deadline 02/28/23

Grants totaling up to $3,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and groups for environmental projects and community beautification projects in eligible locations. Funding is intended to improve public community spaces with trees or greenery, with the goal of beautifyi...

GrantWatch ID#: 200863

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 03/01/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for community benefit programs. Projects areas include education, arts learning, vocational training, and health care. Funding is intended for programs that seek to improve conditions for underserved and low-income communities...

GrantWatch ID#: 176449
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Grants to USA Small Businesses for Research Related to the Commercialization of Technologies

Deadline 03/01/23

Grants to USA and territories businesses for collaborative research to establish the feasibility of commercializing technologies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent and complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Applicants must work coll...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702

Opportunity for USA Tribes, IHEs, Agencies, and Nonprofits to Work with Volunteer Teams on Co...

Deadline 03/30/23 LOI Date: 03/02/23

Opportunity for USA Tribal councils, schools, IHEs, agencies, and nonprofit and faith-based organizations in multiple states to work with volunteer teams to address community needs. Applicants are required to submit a concept form prior to submitting a full application...

GrantWatch ID#: 205158
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In-Kind Grants of Volunteer Support to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Schools to Addr...

Deadline 04/05/23 Conference Date: 03/02/23

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. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several week...

GrantWatch ID#: 186610

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Coalitions for Social Justice Projects

Deadline 03/07/23

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, groups, and coalitions for social justice activities and projects. Funding is intended for programs within the focus areas of direct action, community organization and m...

GrantWatch ID#: 190724
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools Serving Eligible Areas for Arts Activitie...

Deadline 03/08/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, agencies, schools, and faith-based organizations serving eligible areas for arts activities that encourage economic growth. Funding is intended to support new or existing programs. Eligible applicants are those serving indivi...

GrantWatch ID#: 200581

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Programs Benefiting Underserved Youth

Deadline 03/15/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit underserved youth in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support services and programs that assist at-risk, neglected, and abused children, youth, and families. Funded activities must serve res...

GrantWatch ID#: 143546
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Multiple States for Education and Health ...

Deadline 03/15/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, agencies, and public schools in multiple states for education and health programs to benefit disadvantaged populations. Funding is intended for programs that enhance STEM educational opportunities for K-12 students and programs th...

GrantWatch ID#: 194522
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 03/20/23

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nongovernmental organizations, including independent media and civic organizations and associations, to further democratic goals worldwide. Funding is intended to promote human rights, support freedom of information, and strengt...

GrantWatch ID#: 179280
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Cooperative Agreement to a USA Nonprofit, Agency, State, Tribe, or Land Clearance Authority to...

Deadline 03/30/23

Cooperative agreement to a USA nonprofit organization, government agency, state, tribe, or land clearance authority to provide professional training related to brownfields. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 207692
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Grants and Loans to USA Agricultural Producers and Small Rural Businesses for Energy Improvem...

Deadline 03/31/23

Grants and loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands agricultural producers and small non-urban businesses for environmentally friendly energy solutions. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended for...

GrantWatch ID#: 170109

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Startups to Relocate to Missouri

Deadline 03/31/23

Grants of up to $75,000 and in-kind services to USA, Canada, and International startup companies to support business growth and development in Missouri. Funding is intended to recruit companies from a range of industries with the potential to strengthen the local econo...

GrantWatch ID#: 170716

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Community Benefit Services

Deadline 03/31/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for community benefit services. Funding is intended for programs and projects that help to improve the recreational, cultural, educational, and economic environment for local residents. Grants are offered...

GrantWatch ID#: 185990
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