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Illinois State grants for nonprofit organizations, Businesses & Municipalities: 

Illinois State grants, government funding, In-kind grants, and service contracts may be available to support or supplement your organization's education, social welfare, science, and other proposed program.

Number of Grants: 23

Loans to Illinois Financial Institutions to Assist Nonprofits and Small Businesses Adversely...

Deadline Ongoing

Loans to Illinois financial institutions to assist nonprofits and small businesses that have been adversely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Successful banks, credit unions, and other approved depositories who have been granted a loan through this program...

GrantWatch ID#: 189328

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Host Arts Performances and Residencies

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $30,000 per project to Illinois nonprofit organizations, units of government (such as schools, school districts, park districts, library districts), and institutions of higher education to host groups, performing artists, and companies. Funding is inten...

GrantWatch ID#: 139042

Grants to USA Tribal Governments to Respond to Violent Crimes Against Women

Deadline 03/26/21 LOI Date: 03/15/21

Grants to USA Tribal governments to collaborate with the criminal justice system to address violent crimes against women. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to promote the coordinated efforts of tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 178039

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Units of Government, and IHEs for Programs Run by Guest Artis...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Illinois units of government, nonprofit organizations, and IHEs for programs by guest artists. Applicants must complete a validation process prior to submitting an application. Eligible activities expand artistic opportunities for participants or meet identif...

GrantWatch ID#: 171553

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars, IHE Teachers, and Graduate Students ...

Deadline 10/01/21

Fellowships of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International independent scholars, college and university teachers, and graduate students for historical research. Funding is intended to alleviate costs incurred during a residency while exploring Kentucky's historical ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178950

Grants to Illinois Agencies, Nonprofits, Businesses, and Individuals to Develop and Maintain...

Deadline 03/01/22

Grants to Illinois government agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and individuals to develop and maintain public parks, trails, and recreational facilities. Funding may be used for land acquisition, capital expenses, safety and education programs, and facili...

GrantWatch ID#: 193954

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Projects that Enhance and Restore Wildlife Habitat...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities to protect the environment in the state of Minnesota. Funding is intended to support projects that enhance or restore wetlands, forests, prairies, and habitats for game, fish,...

GrantWatch ID#: 184191

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Provide Legal Services to Victi...

Deadline 03/05/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to offer legal support to victims of domestic violence who have been or currently are in a marriage or civil union. Eligible activities include legal assistance, legal service...

GrantWatch ID#: 168576

Grants to Illinois Public Libraries to Offer Enhanced Services

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants to Illinois local public libraries to offer enhanced services. Funding is intended to help libraries meet state standards. Eligible applicants are those with a low tax base. The goal of the program is to ensure that eligible public libraries will receive a minim...

GrantWatch ID#: 177567

Grants to Illinois Institutions for Projects that Improve Digital Accessibility to Historica...

Deadline 03/22/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois institutions for projects that improve digital accessibility to historical resources. Eligible projects include the digitization of records, proper storage of records in order to prepare them for digitization, creation of a record inv...

GrantWatch ID#: 180225

Grants to Illinois Arts Programming Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Agencies for Support of G...

Deadline 03/31/21

Grants of up to $25,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, schools, libraries, and government agencies that provide arts programming. Funding is intended to support general operations. Applicants must complete a pre-qualification process befor...

GrantWatch ID#: 168893

Grants to USA and Canada Agencies and Railroad Corporations to Improve Freight Transportation...

Deadline 04/22/21

Grants to USA and Canada government agencies and railroad corporations for infrastructure improvements to contribute to New York State’s economy. Capital funding is available for the maintenance and modernization of port-related and freight-rail infrastructure. Proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 159396

Grant to an Illinois Educational Entity, Community-Based Organization, or IHE to Expand the ...

Deadline 03/31/21

Grant to an Illinois educational entity, community-based organization, or IHE to develop a statewide internship program to enhance agricultural education. Applicants must complete pre-qualification requirements and registrations prior to submitting a full application. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192996

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit State Residents

Deadline 03/31/21

Grants of up to $25,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit residents throughout the State. Areas of focus include workforce and economic development, housing programs, and food programs. Special attention will be given to applicants located in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 194377

Grants to Illinois Agencies for the Purchase, Renovation, and Replacement of School Food Ser...

Deadline 04/02/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois agencies for the purchase, renovation, and replacement of school food service equipment in public and private schools. Funding is intended for equipment that will improve the quality of school meals, equipment used to improve or expa...

GrantWatch ID#: 143827

Grants to Illinois Public Libraries for Rehabilitation and Expansion Projects

Deadline 04/15/21

Grants to Illinois public libraries for building repairs and facility upgrades to meet local needs. Eligible expenses include but are not limited to equipment costs, professional fees, land acquisitions, remodeling, rehabilitation, and technology. Priority will be give...

GrantWatch ID#: 137614

Grants to Rural Illinois Fire Agencies for Training, Organization, & Equipment Expenses

Deadline 04/30/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois fire agencies to support and improve fire protection in small communities. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Grant funds may be used for PPE, training, equipment, and materials. Eligi...

GrantWatch ID#: 157455

Tax Credits to USA Businesses to Encourage Relocation to California

Deadline 03/29/21 Conference Date: 03/10/21

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 Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/21

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182956

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies to Improve the Lives of Military Veterans

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $25,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and government agencies to provide services that address the needs of veterans. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 173867

Grant to an Illinois Nonprofit or Agency for Capital Improvements to Low-Income Households

Deadline 04/05/21

Grant to an Illinois nonprofit organization or government agency for capital improvements to low-income households in eligible counties. Applicants must register via the grant portal prior to submitting an application. The purpose of the funding is to help low-income i...

GrantWatch ID#: 194732

Awards to Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Veterans for Outstanding Service to Veterans...

Deadline 04/15/21

Awards to Illinois nonprofit organizations, businesses, and military veterans to recognize outstanding service to veterans and the military. Nominations will be accepted on behalf of those organizations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer servic...

GrantWatch ID#: 181292

Grants to Illinois Local Agencies, Nonprofits, and IHEs for Environmental Projects in Eligibl...

Deadline 04/14/21

Grants to Illinois local governmental agencies, school districts, park districts, nonprofit organizations, and public institutions of higher education for environmental projects in eligible areas. Applicants must submit a pre-application prior to submitting a full prop...

GrantWatch ID#: 167268