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Illinois Economic Development Grants:  77 Economic Development Grants for Illinois.

Grants to encourage 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 Business and Property Owners in Eligible Regions for Capital Projects

Deadline 02/29/20

Grants to Illinois business and property owners in eligible regions for capital improvements to business locations or cultural sites. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life for local residents and support economic development. Proposed projects should benefit underserved neighborhoods in Chicago's South, Southw...

GrantWatch ID#: 185158
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Grants to USA Tribes and Advocacy Centers to Serve Young Victims of Abuse and Their Families ...

Deadline 04/07/20 Conference Date: 02/26/20

Grants to USA tribes and children’s advocacy centers in eligible communities for programs that serve children who are the victims of abuse, as well as their families. Funding is intended to support the expansion of children's advocacy centers to better address the needs of child victims and their families in tribal commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 188156

Grants to USA IHEs for Research to Enhance Organic Crop and Livestock Production

Deadline 02/27/20

Grants to USA universities and colleges for integrated research in identified priority areas in the organic agriculture industry. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Collaborative projects are encouraged. Projects may include both crop and livestock research.

GrantWatch ID#: 182886

Grants to Illinois Businesses in Eligible Regions for Property Improvements in Commercial Co...

Deadline 02/28/20

Grants to Illinois small businesses in eligible regions to reimburse costs associated with permanent building improvement projects in designated corridors of commerce. Funding may be requested for projects associated with business properties and multi-tenant properties in Chicago.

GrantWatch ID#: 176275

Grants to Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits for Programs Related to Employment, Arts, Education, a...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grant to Chicago, Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs or projects in the areas of arts learning, education, vocational training, and health care. Applicants should submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs that seek to improve conditions for underserved and low-income communities in Chicag...

GrantWatch ID#: 176449

Grants to Wisconsin and Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit Women and Girls in Eligible Regions

Deadline 03/02/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Wisconsin and Illinois nonprofits in eligible areas for projects that benefit and address the unmet needs of women and girls. Focus areas include economic opportunity, health and stability, safety and security, and leadership. Eligible communities include Beloit, Brodhead, Clinton, Orfordville, Ro...

GrantWatch ID#: 147529

Grants to USA Agricultural Businesses to Develop and Market Value-Added Agricultural Products

Deadline 03/05/20

Grants to USA agricultural producers, groups, and other eligible businesses for activities to expand the agricultural market. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. The purpose of the grant program is to assist agricultural producers to enter into value-added activities rela...

GrantWatch ID#: 172471

Grants to USA Small Businesses to Support the Development of Technologies

Deadline 03/05/20

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 intended for the development of technically risky and innova...

GrantWatch ID#: 184701

Grants to USA Small Businesses for High-Risk Technology Research

Deadline 03/05/20

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 weeks to complete. Funding is intended to allow small busi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184702
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs Related to Agriculture, Health, and Community Dev...

Deadline 04/10/20 LOI Date: 03/06/20

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 application. The Foundation is especially interested in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173650
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Communities for Activities that Benefit Families and Sup...

Deadline 03/26/20

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: Lansing, Michigan; Nashville, Tennessee; and Chicago, I...

GrantWatch ID#: 179028

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 03/27/20

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernment organizations working to strengthen democratic institutions worldwide and advance democratic goals. Applications are invited from independent, local NGOs for non-partisan programs that seek to accomplish the following goals:

GrantWatch ID#: 179280

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions to Benefit th...

Deadline 03/27/20

Grants to Illinois and Iowa nonprofit organizations, government entities, and educational institutions for activities that benefit the community in eligible regions. Project areas include human services, economic development, education, and arts, culture, and heritage. Applicants must be located in Scott County, Iowa or Ro...

GrantWatch ID#: 179933
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Income Tax Credits to California Businesses to Encourage Economic Development and Job Creati...

Deadline 03/30/20

Income tax credits starting at $20,000 to businesses as an incentive to relocate or expand their business in California. This program is open to businesses that want to stay and grow in California or come to California. The purpose of this program is to increase the number of jobs with good wages and benefits by attracting...

GrantWatch ID#: 180343
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Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to meet the needs of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for community development, human services, veteran and military support, education, cultural affairs and diversity, and health. The funding source currently operate...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit Residents in Eligible Regions

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life of local residents in eligible regions. Special priority will be given to programs, projects, and agencies that address the needs of the economically disadvantaged elderly, youth, and residents with disabilities. Funding is intended for general opera...

GrantWatch ID#: 178331

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Quick-Action Projects to Improve Communities

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for quick-action projects to improve local communities. Funding areas include transportation, public spaces, housing, smart cities, and other community elements. Applications are invited for projects that will help the community become more livable. AARP wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 185431
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Startups to Participate in a Brand-Building Pr...

Deadline 04/05/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International startup companies to participate in a brand-building program in Ohio. The program provides startups with access to the expert services of mentors and consultants to improve branding, design, and marketing. Participants are required to be full-time and in residence for the dura...

GrantWatch ID#: 180861

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

Deadline 04/08/20

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 areas include culture, environment, democracy, education ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180278

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

Deadline 04/17/20

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 general, grants shall be made for capital and programmatic...

GrantWatch ID#: 178168
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights of People Across ...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development Programs

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants requesting support for capital campaigns or large-scale initiatives must contact program staff prior to applying. Program areas incl...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to USA, Canada, and International women entrepreneurs for business development. Funding is intended to allow businesses to improve, expand, increase, and strengthen. Applicants will be subject to a public consumer vote and recipients will be expected to mentor future grantees to help them o...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase Female Participation in Addr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to address climate change. Funding is intended to train and involve females in addressing environmental issues, increase the representation of women, and create job opportunities for women that elevate them as leaders in environmental solutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 187814

Grants to West Central Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Youth, Families, Econ...

Deadline 07/01/20 LOI Date: 05/01/20

Grants to West Central Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies to benefit-eligible communities. Applicants may be required to submit a pre-application before being approved to submit a full application. Eligible counties are Brown, Adams, Cass, McDonough, Greene, Hancock, Morgan, Pike, Schuyler, and Scott....

GrantWatch ID#: 178310

Grants to USA Music-Related Nonprofits to Develop Promotional Materials that Will Lead to In...

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and territories music-related nonprofit organizations to develop promotional materials such as brochures, websites, and marketing videos. Funding is intended to provide seed money that the nonprofit may use in the development of grant application materials that may be required to secure additi...

GrantWatch ID#: 141225
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Educational Institutions in Eligible Areas for Environment, Safe...

Deadline 05/08/20

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 following locations are eligible to apply for funding: Illi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180329
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Grants to USA Scholars for Behavioral Economics Research Addressing Diversity and Immigration

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/21/20

Grants to USA scholars to support high-level research on the economic, political, and social effects of the shifting ethnic and racial composition on the nation. A letter of inquiry is required prior to the submission of a full application. Funding is intended for investigator-initiated research proposals on the social, ec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368
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Grants to Chicago Metropolitan Area, Illinois Nonprofits to Reduce Poverty and Racial Inequa...

Deadline 07/10/20 LOI Date: 05/29/20

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $55,000 to Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois nonprofit organizations working to reduce poverty and promote racial equality. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry before submitting a full application.

GrantWatch ID#: 176790

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Strengthen Disadvantaged Communities

Deadline 06/24/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, South Dakota, and Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs, services, and initiatives focused on promoting local businesses and entrepreneurship, strengthening the workforce, and providing access to stable housing. Funding is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 182899
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Fellowships to USA Scholars for High-Level Research and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences

Deadline 06/30/20

Fellowships to USA scholars for a year-long opportunity to analyze and carry out high-level research in the social sciences at the Foundation's New York-based facility. The focus of the research should relate to the Foundation's mission of improving social and living conditions in the United States. The Foundation now dedi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178482

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 and deep questions facing humankind, character virtue ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288

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 required registrations may take several days to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 184088
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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. Eligible regions include California, Georgia, New Yor...

GrantWatch ID#: 161525
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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 well-being. Particular interest is taken in sponsorshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182121
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Schools, and Churches for Community Programs in El...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, K-12 schools, IHEs, and faith-based organizations to support and strengthen communities in the Funding Source's service area. Funding is intended to support locally operating organizations that directly benefit the service area of the f...

GrantWatch ID#: 180906

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and IHEs to Improve K-14 Science Education to Prepare Stu...

Deadline 02/04/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, high schools, and institutions of higher education to improve K-14 science education in eligible disciplines to prepare students for the workforce. Funding is intended to support the preparation of teaching methods and learning materials to encourage increasing numbers of students to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180249

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusive clean economy. The Foundation’s four focus are...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Economic Development in Economically Distre...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, IHEs, tribes, and district organizations to support economic development, attract private investments, and create jobs in economically distressed regions throughout the country. Funding is intended to leverage existing assets and to support creative approaches to supporting ec...

GrantWatch ID#: 146555
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Grants to Urbana, Illinois Businesses for Development Services and for Planning and Expansio...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $1,000 and grants of $2,000 to Illinois businesses in downtown Urbana for development services, or for assistance in starting or expanding a new business. Applicants must first contact program staff to confirm eligibility. Funding is intended to encourage entrepreneurship, investment, and business success in Urba...

GrantWatch ID#: 149821
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies to Strengthen American Indian Communities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, tribes, and government agencies to benefit American Indian nations through land-related initiatives. Program areas include cultural awareness, legal reform, education, and economic opportunity. The Foundation works to ensure that American Indian people recover and maintain control ove...

GrantWatch ID#: 154595
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Grants to USA Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking with other grassroots organizations. Priority will be given to small, community-based groups seeking to meet face-to-fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Culture, Arts, Environment, and Technology

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives in the areas of culture, arts, environment, and technology. Within each of these areas, the Foundation places a special emphasis on education. While consideration may be given to proposals in other areas, the Foundation seeks to apply its technological, financial, and h...

GrantWatch ID#: 160389
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple States for Education and Economi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits, schools, IHEs, faith-based organizations, and government agencies in multiple States for programs in the areas quality early childhood education, affordable housing, community development and revitalization, community services, and arts and culture. Eligible locations are within PNC Bank's ser...

GrantWatch ID#: 161489
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Strengthen Economically Distressed Regions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies, tribes, and district organizations to develop and implement regional economic development plans and strategies, with an emphasis on economically distressed areas. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in a...

GrantWatch ID#: 162016
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Internships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Volunteer in Israel

Deadline Ongoing

Internships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to travel to Israel and gain experience (usually volunteering) in a field of the applicant's choice. Interns will spend 25 to 40 hours per week in their placement, with the rest of the time free for personal exploration. This program enables interns to live and obse...

GrantWatch ID#: 162018
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Progress Measurement, Animal Advocacy, and Independent Media

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that seek to build a more sustainable, just, and humane world. Specific funding areas include measuring human progress, animal advocacy, and independent media. Though the Foundation currently supports projects in Global HIV/AIDS, it is not currently accepting any other AID...

GrantWatch ID#: 162166