The US government and Illinois's department of finance has put in $31,485.00 million dollars in government grants and $20,941.00 million dollars in other forms of federal financial assistance for permanent residents who live in Illinois. As long as you have a valid citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you may be eligible to apply and receive Illinois federal grants.

Government funding in Illinois is provided to different economic sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.

  • Illinois Small Business Grants: Starting and running a small business in Illinois can be a risky task. There are more than 80,803 small businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every single year. To reduce the risks, you have to research into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Illinois Small Business Grants.
  • Illinois Education Grants: Education is an important sector in Illinois. The federal government in Illinois spend over $25,246,942,487.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are available for students or even teachers in Illinois to finish and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Illinois Education Grants.
  • Illinois Housing Grants: At an average value of $202,500.00 per real estate property, there are around 5,290,000 real estate properties in the state of Illinois. With an average annual household income of $56,235.00, less than 68.90% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good number of the residents in Illinois is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. office of finance has set aside financial assistance in the form of housing grants to individuals in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Illinois Housing Grants.
  • Illinois Veteran Grants: Residents of Illinois who have enrolled or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are able to claim and receive government funding in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on Illinois Veteran Grants.
  • Illinois Personal Grants: The local state government in Illinois does not offer financial support to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. However, Illinois residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial help to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Illinois. Here's more information on Illinois Personal Grants.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

 

Government Grants in Local States

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Grant application guides and resources

It is always free to apply for government grants. However the process may be very complex depending on the funding opportunity you are applying for. Let us help you!

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