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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: 22

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 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 Illinois Agencies to Improve Traffic Safety Information Systems

Deadline 06/25/21

Grants to Illinois state government agencies for projects and activities that improve traffic safety information systems. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to improve the State's core traffic data sy...

GrantWatch ID#: 191695

Grants to Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies for Road Safety Programs

Deadline 06/25/21

Grants to Illinois law enforcement agencies for projects and activities that promote highway safety. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to support enforcement-related efforts within the focus areas of impaired driving...

GrantWatch ID#: 196066

Grants to Illinois State Agencies for Programs that Promote Road Safety

Deadline 06/25/21

Grants to Illinois state agencies for programs that promote road safety. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for highway safety initiatives that reduce motor vehicle crashes, fatalities, injuries, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 194462

Grants to Illinois State Agencies to Prevent Racial Discrimination in Traffic Stops

Deadline 06/25/21

Grants to Illinois state government agencies for activities that prevent racial discrimination in traffic stops. Interested applicants are required to pre-register prior to applying. Funding is intended to support data collection and evaluation that enable the perusal ...

GrantWatch ID#: 195732

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for Programs that Benefit Chi...

Deadline 07/12/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit community-based organizations, faith-based entities, local government agencies, Tribes, IHEs, and for-profit businesses for programs that benefit children and families in eligible locations. Applicants must complete required registrations ...

GrantWatch ID#: 196230

Grants to USA IHEs to Improve Institutional Capacity to Serve Low-Income Students

Deadline 07/13/21

Grants to USA institutions of higher education to build capacity and become self-sufficient in serving low-income students. Funding is intended to strengthen and improve the academic quality, fiscal stability, and institutional management of post-secondary educational ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155478

Grants to Illinois School Districts for Programs that Prepare Students for Postsecondary Edu...

Deadline 07/16/21

Grants averaging $50,000 to Illinois school districts for academic programs that prepare students for postsecondary education and employment. Interested applicants must prequalify in the portal and complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 196719

Grants to Illinois Community-Based Organizations to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to People with...

Deadline 07/01/21

Grants to Illinois community-based organizations to provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations to people with disabilities and their caregivers. Organizations are expected to partner with existing vaccine distribution programs. Funding is also intended to support outr...

GrantWatch ID#: 196547

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, School Districts, Schools, and IHEs to Support C...

Deadline 07/12/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, school districts, IHEs, charter and vocational schools, ROEs, and ISCs for training and assistance programs related to the educational, health, and social development of young children (from birth to age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169396

Grants to Illinois Agencies for Housing Projects that Benefit Low-to-Moderate Income Residen...

Deadline 08/03/21

Grants to Illinois units of local government for housing projects that benefit low-to-moderate income residents. The purpose of the program is to preserve single-family, owner-occupied housing and encourage neighborhood revitalization, which may include improvements to...

GrantWatch ID#: 196568

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

Grants to Illinois Public Museums for Capital Improvements to Facilities and the Constructio...

Deadline 07/16/21

Grants to Illinois public museums for capital improvements to facilities and the construction of new exhibits. Funding may be used for capital expenses including but not limited to new construction of buildings and structures, utility work, reconstruction, and improvem...

GrantWatch ID#: 195585

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

Deadline 07/15/21

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

Rebates to Canada Production Companies to Promote the Production of Films in Yukon

Deadline Ongoing

Rebates to Canada production companies in eligible provinces and territories to promote filming in Yukon and the employment or training of Yukon residents. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The goals of the program are to develop skills in the Yu...

GrantWatch ID#: 196575

Grants to Illinois Agencies for Capital Projects that Benefit the Local Economy

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Illinois units of local government for projects that benefit the local economy. Funding is intended for capital projects that will attract sizable investment, create and retain permanent jobs, and directly benefit low-to-moderate income residents in the commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 190419

Grants to Illinois Agencies to Address Threats to Public Health and Safety and Physical Dama...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Illinois units of local government to address immediate threats to public health and safety and physical damage following a disaster. Funding may be used for debris removal, temporary or permanent street repair, clearance of streets, and activity delivery for...

GrantWatch ID#: 196570

Grants to Illinois Agencies for Capital Projects to Improve Community Infrastructure

Deadline 08/03/21

Grants to Illinois units of local governments for capital projects to improve community infrastructure. The purpose of funding is to support projects that improve and upgrade sanitary, storm drainage, and water systems. Funds may also be used to cover costs associated ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190415

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 PreK-12 Teachers and Educators for Environmental Stewardship Projects

Deadline 11/30/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to Illinois PreK-12 teachers, youth group leaders, and nature center personnel to engage students in hands-on environmental stewardship activities. Projects must be implemented on school grounds or other public spaces, such as parks, nature cente...

GrantWatch ID#: 175878