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107 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 USA CBOs to Facilitate Workplace Readiness for Women

Deadline 08/03/20

Grants to USA community-based organizations to facilitate workplace readiness for women. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take as long as four weeks to complete. Eligible programs are those that prepare women to work in fields that traditionally h...

GrantWatch ID#: 128392

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Promote Business Development in Rural Communities

Deadline 08/03/20

Grants to USA nonprofit corporations and IHEs to promote business development in rural communities. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for programs that provide services to new customers or new servic...

GrantWatch ID#: 170336

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, Municipalities, and Faith-Based Organizati...

Deadline 08/03/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations, public or private schools, government entities, municipalities, and faith-based organizations for preservation projects in eligible locations. Funding is intended for projects that promote the topic of histori...

GrantWatch ID#: 170714

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support Operations and Services During the COVID-19 Crisis

Deadline 08/03/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA businesses to maintain operations and services during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended for applicants facing immediate financial pressure due to the pandemic. Priority will be given to entrepreneurs of color, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189283

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Job Training Programs

Deadline 08/03/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for job and career training programs and to advance educational programming. The purpose of this grant program is to create opportunities for success in higher education and employment ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189347

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

Deadline 08/04/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 190724

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and Agencies for Senior Volunteer Programs

Deadline 09/01/20 Conference Date: 08/04/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, Indian Tribes, IHEs, and state and local governments to create and implement community-based projects that utilize volunteer workers. Funding is intended for programs, involving volunteers ages 55 and older, within the focus ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 144701

Grants to USA Researchers for Studies Related to the Labor Market and Quality of Life of Empl...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA researchers for studies related to the impact of changing economies for less-skilled workers. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to apply. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, research should address social, political, economic, or psychological d...

GrantWatch ID#: 173920

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Addressing Diversity in the Context of the COVID-19 and ...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA scholars to support research on the economic, political, and social effects of the shifting ethnic and racial composition on the nation. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protes...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368

Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of COVID-19 and Social Justice ...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA scholars for economic research related to psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recent mass protests, funding is intended for re...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality in the Context of the Coronavirus a...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit a letter of interest prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588

Grants to USA Nonprofits in the Great Lakes Region for Programs Related to Racial Equity and ...

Deadline 08/05/20

Grants to Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for public policy initiatives to advance economic mobility and racial equity in the Great Lakes region. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Program ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 180278

Grants to Illinois Businesses in Eligible Areas for Property Improvements in Commercial Corr...

Deadline 08/14/20 Conference Date: 08/05/20

Grants to Illinois small businesses in eligible regions to reimburse costs related to permanent building improvement projects in designated corridors of commerce. Funding is intended to support projects associated with business properties and multi-tenant properties in...

GrantWatch ID#: 176275

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts and Culture Programs that Address Community I...

Deadline 08/06/20

Grants to USA and territories government agencies and nonprofits for collaborative arts and cultural projects that address community issues. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Eligible projects are those that utilize...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Tax Credits to USA Businesses to Encourage Relocation to California

Deadline 08/17/20 Conference Date: 08/06/20

Income 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...

GrantWatch ID#: 180343

Grants to USA Individuals and Corporations for Research and Development Projects that Enhanc...

Deadline 11/20/20 LOI Date: 08/07/20

Grants to USA and Compact Free Associations nonprofit organizations, corporations, and individuals for research and development projects related to U.S. fisheries. An initial-stage proposal is required prior to the submission of the full proposal. In addition, applican...

GrantWatch ID#: 186128

Loans to USA Nonprofits, Individuals, and Small Businesses to Help with Salary Expenses Due t...

Deadline 08/08/20

Loans to USA nonprofit and veteran organizations, individuals, small businesses, and Tribal businesses to assist with salary expenses and job retention in the wake of the COVID-19/Coronavirus health crisis. Loans are intended to help organizations and self-employed ind...

GrantWatch ID#: 188834

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Covid-19 Related Community Development Progr...

Deadline 08/13/20

Grants to Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities affected by Coronavirus (Covid-19) where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants requesting support for capital campaigns o...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/15/21 LOI Date: 08/14/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. An online funding inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288
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Award to a USA Individual to Honor Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 08/14/20

Award of $30,000 to a USA individual to recognize artistic contributions that have enhanced the community. The award recipient will also receive additional financial and in-kind support for further learning, collaboration, and professional development. The purpose of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875

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

Deadline 08/14/20

Grants to Illinois childcare centers to alleviate the adverse financial impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Applicants are required to obtain a DUNS number in order to apply. The purpose of the funding is to support the economic health of child care provider...

GrantWatch ID#: 191399

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits, IHEs, and Government Agencies for Joint Economics Studi...

Deadline 08/18/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA and Israel nonprofits, IHEs, government research institutions, and hospitals for collaborative economic research. Funding is intended to support research related to the American economy, including its processes and institutions, as part o...

GrantWatch ID#: 170460

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 08/20/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support projects and activities that are inclusive, collaborative, and responsive to the current and developing needs of the community. Eli...

GrantWatch ID#: 183203
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Benefit the Community

Deadline 08/21/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and projects that benefit the community. Funding is intended for activities that align with one of the following key areas of focus: education, empowerment, and entrepreneurship; financial literacy; ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to USA Native American Tribal Governments and Tribal Organizations to Develop and Imp...

Deadline 08/27/20

Grants to USA Native American tribal governments and Native American tribal organizations to develop and implement energy solutions. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to improve energy-related iss...

GrantWatch ID#: 191318

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Organizations for Arts, Culture, Education, and Social Welfare A...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Illinois and Iowa organizations for a range of activities to strengthen communities in eligible counties. Focus areas include arts and culture, education, and social welfare. Funding may be requested for program support, general operations, and capital projec...

GrantWatch ID#: 172859

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

Deadline 09/01/20

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

Competition for USA Nonprofits, Tribal Governments, and IHEs to Develop Ideas to Promote Equ...

Deadline 09/22/20 LOI Date: 09/01/20

Competition for USA nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, and IHEs to develop innovative programs that promote equity and progress for women. Applicants must register prior to submitting a full application. The goal of the program is to expand women's power and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190688
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Grant to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Areas to Respond to Local Needs Includi...

Deadline 09/02/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible areas for programs and services that benefit local residents and address needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support projects a...

GrantWatch ID#: 159099
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs that Promote Workforce Development

Deadline 09/02/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible areas for programs and projects that help to break the cycle of poverty for local residents. Funding is intended to provide residents with the skills required to command cons...

GrantWatch ID#: 186457

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support the Development of Technologies

Deadline 09/03/20

Grants to USA and territories businesses for the development of new technologies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Applicants are also advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is inten...

GrantWatch ID#: 184701

Grants to USA Small Businesses for High-Risk Technology Research

Deadline 09/03/20

Grants to USA and territories businesses for research to establish the feasibility of commercializing risky technologies. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting an application. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take a few wee...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Tribal Governments to Promote Justice and Liberation

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to support activities that promote justice and liberation. Applicants seeking multi-year grants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for organizations that are actively responding...

GrantWatch ID#: 163181
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs Related to Agriculture, Health, and Community Dev...

Deadline 10/09/20 LOI Date: 09/04/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit eligible communities. Funding is intended to support programming that promotes agriculture, health, and the development of local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full a...

GrantWatch ID#: 173650

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and Young Adults

Deadline 09/10/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that raise national awareness of the need for financial education. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: research, creating innovative curricula or programs, updating existing widely use...

GrantWatch ID#: 173515

Grants to USA Local Governments, Nonprofits, Tribal Entities, and Public Housing Authorities...

Deadline 09/14/20

Grants to USA and territories local governments, nonprofit organizations, tribal entities, and public housing authorities for neighborhood improvement projects. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to develop and implements pla...

GrantWatch ID#: 165747
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations and Individuals to Aid Underprivilege...

Deadline 12/14/20 LOI Date: 09/14/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects. Applicants must submit a preliminary form prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to provid...

GrantWatch ID#: 174694
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Educational Institutions in Eligible Areas for Environment, Safe...

Deadline 09/18/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants starting at $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and accredited educational institutions in eligible areas for programs in the areas of safety, community building, and environmental responsibility. Qualified applicants from the foll...

GrantWatch ID#: 180329
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Cooperative Agreements to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, IHEs, Tribes, For-Profits, and Planning ...

Deadline 09/21/20

Cooperative agreements to USA government agencies, nonprofits, IHEs, Tribes and tribal authorities, for-profits, and planning entities to improve public housing programs and policies. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete...

GrantWatch ID#: 172992
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Activities that Benefit Families and Sup...

Deadline 09/24/20

Grants to Illinois, Michigan, and Tennessee nonprofit and charitable organizations for activities that strengthen and benefit families and enhance economic opportunities in communities where the Funding Source has a business presence. The following areas are eligible: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179028

Grants to Iowa and Illinois Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries in Eligible Regions to Improve...

Deadline 09/25/20

Grants to Iowa and Illinois nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries in eligible regions to improve the local community. Funding is intended for the areas of education, healthcare, social services, arts and culture, and workforce and economic development. In gen...

GrantWatch ID#: 178168

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals for Economic Developm...

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, local, tribal, and state government units, IHEs, and individuals for technical assistance and research projects that promote economic development in distressed regions. Applicants are advised that requ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184088

Fellowship for USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Democracy

Deadline 10/01/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International scholars, activists, and leaders to participate in a fellowship program in Washington, DC. Participants will research, collaborate, and develop strategies to build democracy. Applicants must be available to work in residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for a Range of Programs that Benefit Local Resid...

Deadline 10/01/20

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 USA IHEs for Workforce Development Programs

Deadline 10/08/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA institutions of higher education for workforce development programs. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support skill development, increase employment, and addre...

GrantWatch ID#: 191154

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Pove...

Deadline 10/24/20

Grants of up to $35,000 to USA and International nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower poverty-stricken girls and women. Funding is intended to support projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing coun...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Human Services, Educat...

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofits in communities where the funding source has a business presence for programs that benefit low and moderate-income communities in the areas of education, human services, the environment, affordable housing, and community economic development. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161525

Grants to Illinois Organizations for Events that Promote Tourism

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants of up to $3,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois organizations for events that promote tourism in eligible regions. Funding is intended to assist organizations in creating self-sustaining events. Eligible events are those that support local businesses, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 175911
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Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Housing, Environment, Education, and H...

Deadline 10/31/20

Sponsorships to USA nonprofit organizations for programs benefiting low and middle-income communities in eligible states. Funding is intended to broaden opportunities in a wide range of areas, such as affordable housing, economic development, environment, and social we...

GrantWatch ID#: 182121
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico Nonprofit Psychology Internship Programs to Increase A...

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico nonprofit psychology internship programs to increase the number of available internship positions. Grant funds may be used for direct administrative costs, such as stipends and benefits, which are related to the i...

GrantWatch ID#: 184586