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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: 32

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 Agencies to Support Local Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants to Illinois local government agencies in eligible locations to provide relief to local businesses that have experienced business interruptions due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Applicants must complete required registrations and pre-qualification ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192931

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 Businesses and Nonprofits to Mitigate Losses Due to COVID-19

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Illinois businesses and nonprofit organizations to mitigate losses due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to support local small businesses that experienced closures and restrictions during the health crisis. Priority will be given to...

GrantWatch ID#: 190799

Grants to Illinois Local Governments to Provide Support to Local Businesses Affected by COVI...

Deadline 11/30/20

Grants to Illinois local governments in eligible counties to cover costs associated with providing assistance to local businesses that have been adversely affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be comple...

GrantWatch ID#: 192596

Grants to Illinois PreK-12 Teachers and Educators for Environmental Stewardship Projects

Deadline 11/30/20

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

Grants to Illinois Local Agencies to Provide Financial Assistance to Eligible Businesses Imp...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Illinois local units of government in eligible regions to provide financial assistance to eligible businesses impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Applicants must conduct a public hearing prior to applying. Funding is intended to pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 189318

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

Deadline 01/19/21

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, 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

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Local Agencies for Economic Development Proje...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Illinois nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and local government agencies, for community development projects. Funding is intended to prepare underused sites and properties that can be turned into economic development initiatives across the state. Redeve...

GrantWatch ID#: 190420

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

Deadline 12/07/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 192996

Grants to Illinois Local Agencies, Nonprofits, and Businesses for Projects that Benefit Local...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Illinois local governments, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses for projects that benefit local communities. Funding is intended to strengthen and build local economies, and to encourage the development of regional industry networks. The purpose o...

GrantWatch ID#: 190419

Grants to Illinois IHEs, School Districts, Vocational Centers, and Charter Schools to Develo...

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants to Illinois public IHE laboratory schools, school districts, vocational centers, and charter schools to develop foreign language and arts programs in schools. Funding is intended for programs to implement, enhance, or expand educational programs in these subject...

GrantWatch ID#: 143842

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

Deadline 01/15/21

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 Community College Districts in Eligible Locations for New Workforce Train...

Deadline 01/31/21

Grants to Illinois community college districts and consortia of community college districts in eligible locations for new workforce training facilities. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. The goal of the program is to pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 193070

Grants to Illinois Local Law Enforcement Agencies to Increase Officer Presence and Raise Awa...

Deadline 12/17/20

Grants to Illinois law enforcement agencies to increase officer presence on roads throughout the State and raise awareness of driving laws. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to provide applicants wit...

GrantWatch ID#: 184777

Grants to Illinois Public Libraries for Facility Remodeling, Construction, and Upgrades

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants to Illinois public libraries to help cover construction expenses related to new buildings and facility upgrades that increase accessibility. Funding is also intended for smaller remodeling and refurbishing projects conducted by libraries that have only limited f...

GrantWatch ID#: 176126

Grants to Illinois PreK-12 Teachers for Field Trips Related to Natural Resources Education

Deadline 01/31/21

Grants of up to $500 per teacher to Illinois PreK-12 teachers, including home-schooling teachers, to take students on natural resources-related field trips. Priority will be given to single-day field trips in outdoor settings. Field trips must be for the purpose of lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 176792

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Businesses to Support Relocation to Kansas Due to t...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International businesses to encourage suppliers and companies to relocate jobs to Kansas due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to combat supply chain uncertainties by helping businesses and suppliers that are in...

GrantWatch ID#: 191823

Tax Credits to USA Businesses to Encourage Relocation to California

Deadline 01/25/21 Conference Date: 01/06/21

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 Illinois School Districts to Provide Mental Health Services to At-Risk Students

Deadline 12/07/20

Grants to Illinois school districts with low adequacy levels to provide mental health services to students. Funding is intended to support the development and implementation of a plan that offers students in high-risk districts greater access to mental health services....

GrantWatch ID#: 193296

Grants to Illinois Agencies to Improve Access to Traffic Safety Information

Deadline 12/21/20

Grants to Illinois government agencies for programs that improve traffic safety information systems. Funding is intended to support programs and activities that enhance the comprehensiveness and accessibility of information related to highway and traffic safety program...

GrantWatch ID#: 191695

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Increase Access to Broadba...

Deadline 12/23/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and educational agencies to increase access to broadband services in underserved regions throughout the state. The purpose of the grant program is to promote collabor...

GrantWatch ID#: 193334

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, LEAs, IHEs, Libraries, and Hospitals t...

Deadline 01/25/21

Grants to Illinois nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, educational agencies, IHEs, libraries, and hospitals for collaborative initiatives to increase broadband access in underserved areas of local communities. The purpose of the grant program is to promote co...

GrantWatch ID#: 193333

Grants to Illinois Entities for Capital Expenses to Develop Additional Laboratory Space

Deadline 01/27/21

Grants to Illinois entities for capital expenses to develop shared laboratory space for life sciences research. Funding is intended to promote the life sciences industry in the State and making it more competitive with other states by expanding the currently limited la...

GrantWatch ID#: 193324

Grants for Illinois Emergency Service Departments for Purchasing Supplies

Deadline 01/29/21

Grants for Illinois emergency service departments for purchasing supplies. Priority will be given to requests for equipment for firefighters, emergency equipment, and for vehicle rescue supplies. Grants may also be requested for specialized rescue equipment, apparatus ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147579

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 Eligible Entities for After-School Youth Enrichment Programs

Deadline 01/04/21 Conference Date: 12/01/20

Grants to Illinois eligible entities collaborating with school districts for youth enrichment programs. Applicants must register and complete a pre-application process prior to submitting a full application. Eligible programs should take place outside of regular school...

GrantWatch ID#: 184952

Grants to Illinois Fire Departments and Nonprofit Ambulance Services for PPE and Other Medic...

Deadline 01/29/21

Grants of up to $26,000 to Illinois fire departments, fire protection districts, and nonprofit ambulance service providers for PPE and other medical and safety-related purchases. The purpose of the program is to enable applicants to obtain equipment that would otherwis...

GrantWatch ID#: 193349

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

Deadline 03/01/21

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 Businesses, Nonprofits, and Agencies to Improve Internet Connectivity

Deadline 03/01/21

Grants to Illinois businesses, political subdivisions; nonprofit organizations, and associations to expand internet connectivity in unserved or underserved areas. Applicants must pre-qualify on the grantee portal prior to applying. Funding is intended to strengthen bro...

GrantWatch ID#: 192930

Grants to Illinois Artists for Project Creation and Career Development

Deadline 05/15/21

Grants to Illinois artists for project creation and for career development opportunities. Funding is intended to support the advancement of artists working in a wide range of disciplines, including crafts, dance, design arts, music, literature, media arts, theater, pho...

GrantWatch ID#: 147749