The U.S. government and Illinois's office of finance has put in $31,485.00 million dollars in government grants and $20,941.00 million dollars in other types of government financial aid for residents who live in the state of Illinois. As long as you have a valid citizenship certificate (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you are entitled to apply and receive Illinois federal grants.

Government financial aid in Illinois is provided to various 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 thing to do. There are more than 80,803 businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every 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 plays an important role in Illinois. The local government in Illinois invest over $25,246,942,487.00 dollars every year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are available for students or even teachers in Illinois to complete 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 housing units 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 support in the form of housing grants to the people 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 serving the military, naval, and air foce are able to apply and receive government grants 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 aid to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. But, Illinois residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial assistance to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Illinois. Here's more information on Illinois Personal Grants.

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Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Illinois (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R05 1970
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,248,039
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Illinois (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R05 1866
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $157,599,474
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Expansion - Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, and South Carolina (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH 1818
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,027,077
NOTICE OF INTENT: Collaboration and Colocation between the USGS CMWSC and the Univeristy of Illinois (apply)

Funding Number: USGS 20 FA 0263
Agency: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $1,808,648
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Boone, Dekalb, Grundy, Kane, and Kendall Counties, Illinois (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1662
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $8,962,171
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Lake County, Illinois (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1649
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,012,745
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Jackson and Williamson Counties, Illinois (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1742
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,709,379
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Cook County, Illinois with the exception of the City of Chicago (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1631
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $7,338,647
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- St. Clair County, Illinois (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R05 1659
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $12,469,665
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Cook County, Illinois with the exception of the City of Chicago (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS HP R05 1629
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,291,936

 

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