The US government and Illinois's office of finance has set aside $31,485.00 million dollars in government grants and $20,941.00 million dollars in other types of government funding for permanent residents who live in the state of Illinois. As long as you have a citizenship certificate (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you may be eligible to apply and receive Illinois federal grants.

Government funding in Illinois is distributed 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 thing to do. There are more than 80,803 businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every year. To minimize the risks, you have to look 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 federal administration in Illinois invest over $25,246,942,487.00 dollars every year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made 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 housing property, there are more than 5,290,000 housing units in Illinois. With an average annual household income of $56,235.00, about 68.90% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good portion of the residents in Illinois is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. department 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 served or who are current serving 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 help 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 assistance 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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