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Classroom GrantsThe Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program and the IAA Foundation are accepting applications to the annual grant cycle. Teachers may apply for classroom grants to incorporate new and exciting agriculture related topics into their existing classrooms.  

The application deadline is October 6, 2016.

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The Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois is accepting applications for the annual grant cycle. Grants are made to organizations whose programs help empower women and girls.  The application deadline is September 1, 2016.

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The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design will begin accepting applications for the Craft Research Fund on May 2. The Mission of the fund is to advance, expand and support research about craft in the United States.  The application deadline is October 21, 2016.

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The Moline Foundation is accepting applications for their next funding rounds.  The 2016 deadlines are March 31 and September 30.  Illinois grants

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The Highland Area Community Foundation accepts applications annually. Grants are given for not-for-profit purposes and to individuals, organizations, or groups that provide community services within the Highland Community Unit School District and in St. Jacob and Marine townships.  The application deadline is July 15.

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The Voya Unsung Heroes program (formerly the ING Unsung Heroes program) annually provides grants to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning.  The application deadline is April 30, annually.

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The Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program accepts applications annually from qualified U.S. middle and high school teachers for professional development grant opportunity to internationalize teaching and learning in their classes.  The application deadline is generally in mid-March.

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Classics for Kids Foundation aims to bridge the funding gap and enhance school music programs by providing matching grants for beautiful new stringed instruments.  Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis.

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The Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) accepts applications annually Community Arts and Animal Welfare Grants.  The application deadline is March 1. Illinois grants

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The Bernice Barbour Foundation supports the preservation and care of animals and the prevention of cruelty to animals. The foundation supports nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to benefit animals.  Applications are accepted annually; the deadline is generally in July.

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The Open Meadows Foundation is a grantmaking organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls.  Application deadlines are February 15 and August 15, annually.

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The Unitarian Universalist Funding Program (UUFP) is a denominational grantmaking program of the Unitarian Universalist Association.  Application deadlines are March 15 and September 15.

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Through its General Grants Program, Community Memorial Foundation provides funding support for programs and organizations that effectively address issues in health and human services.  Grant deadlines are March 31 and September 30.

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The Bi-County Foundation is accepting applications for mini-grants.  These grants are intended to provide financial support to individuals or programs that will be used to enrich the lives and broaden the experiences of special needs children.  The application deadline has not been noted.  It appears that applications can be submitted at any time and will be held for the next deadline.  Illinois grants

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The education foundation of the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin is offering money to non-profit organizations that have unique ideas in educating consumers about the importance of the dairy industry.  The application deadlines are June 1 and December 1, annually.

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The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program, supports and empowers communities working on solutions to local environmental and public health issues. The application deadline is generally in early January.

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Amazon makes grants to nonprofit groups that foster the creation, discussion, and publication of great books.  There is no application deadline.

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NoWhere 2 Ride, Inc. makes grants annually to help fund skateparks. The application deadline is November 15, annually.

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The Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship for Innovation in Digital History will be awarded annually to honor and support work on an innovative and freely available new media project, and in particular for work that reflects thoughtful, critical, and rigorous engagement with technology and the practice of history.  The deadline is early to mid-May, annually.

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Teachers who enrich their classrooms through imaginative means such as Amateur Radio often must do so at their personal expense. The purpose of the ARRL's Progress Grant is to offer modest financial support to those teachers who are currently using Amateur Radio in their classrooms as an instructional tool and who need financial assistance for specific purposes.  The application deadline is November 1, annually.

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The FAFO Farmer Committee accepts proposals from individuals and organizations seeking funding for particular projects or programs dedicated to furthering organic education, organic farming or product research, and organic advocacy.  The application deadline for amounts over $50,000 is September 1.  Applications for mini-grants may be submitted at any time.

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The Illinois Humanities Council funds nonprofit organizations that develop public humanities programs for Illinois audiences that are shaped by and significantly involve humanities scholars and/or other community experts and that reach historically underserved audiences  The quarterly application deadlines are January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15.

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The Promise Fund is an endowment fund with the DeKalb County Community Foundation, which invests gifts and makes annual distributions to charitable and community organizations that provide services to immigrant and underserved populations within DeKalb County.  The application is generally November 1, annually.

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The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund supports wildlife research, habitat protection, animal rescue, and conservation education in the United States and more than sixty countries around the world. 
The application deadline is generally January 1, annually.

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JPMorgan Chase provides funding in the following areas: community development, education, and arts/culture.  Letters of inquiry may be submitted at any time.

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The Doris Day Animal Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations for animal welfare, human assistance animals, the care and feeding of animals, and pet adoption and rescue.  There is no application deadline; the foundation reviews inquiries as received. al grants

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The Partnership for Clean Competition will support high-quality, high-impact, novel research that has a high likelihood of success and of resulting in methods or products that will advance the anti-doping field and ensure integrity in sport.  Pre-applications are reviewed three times during the year.

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The American Tinnitus Association Research Grant Program financially supports scientific studies investigating tinnitus. Studies must be directly concerned with tinnitus and contribute to ATA's goal of finding a cure.  The application deadine is November 15, annually.

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The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to ensure fundamental rights and opportunities for people in need.  Letters of inquiry are accepted throughout the year.

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Chipotle supports organizations through sponsorships, in-restaurant fundraisers, donations, and a scrip program. There is no application deadline.

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Organizations that sponsor readings and workshops in New York State or California, or Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New Orleans, Seattle, Tucson, or Washington, D.C. may apply for grants to be used for writers' fees.  Applications may be submitted at any time.

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The mission of the FedEx Social Responsibility department is to actively support the communities they serve.  Corporate resources include financial contributions, in-kind shipping services and coordination of volunteer services by their employees.  There is no application deadline noted.

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The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Special Projects Grants committee is accepting grant applications to provide financial support to projects in local communities to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism.  The application deadline is December 31, annually.

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Responsive grantmaking is the Archstone Foundation's strategy to direct resources to emerging and unmet needs within the field of aging.  The Foundation accepts unsolicited letters of inquiry on an ongoing basis.

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RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Medicine/Health. The Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education.  A letter of inquiry may be submitted at any time.

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The Colcom Foundation focuses its philanthropic program on environmental sustainability, natural resource preservation, land and water conservation, and efforts to establish a sustainable population.  A letter of inquiry can be submitted any time during the year.

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Pets in the Classroom is an educational grants program supporting responsible pet care for school classrooms. Sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, the goal of the program is to establish healthy child-pet relationships at an early age by supporting responsible pet care in Kindergarten-6th Grade classrooms across the U.S. and Canada. Applications may be submitted at any time.

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The Corning Incorporated Foundation provides grants across several program areas including education, community service, and libraries.  Letters are accepted anytime throughout the year.

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American Express makes grants in three key areas: Cultural Heritage, Future Leadership, and Community Service (specifically relief and recovery efforts).
Inquiries for funding are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

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The Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation supports a broad spectrum of causes which support the environment, alternative health care and the arts. Applications may be submitted any time during the year

 

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The Carl R. Hendrickson Family Foundation was established in 1991 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations.  The annual deadline is July 31.

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The Countess Moira Charitable Foundation makes grants that support their mission statement: “The foundation’s mission is to aid the well-being of youth anywhere in the World”  They accept letters of inquiry year-round

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The Jewish Guild for the Blind is currently accepting applications for the Alfred W. Bressler Prize in Vision Science.  The deadline is December 31, annually. 

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The Edith J. Goode Residuary Trust supports the development of organizational capacity for organizations incorporated for the prevention of cruelty to animals. In particular, the trust supports shelter management and other training costs for shelter personnel.  Applications are accepted year round and reviewed quarterly.

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