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Illinois Funding & Opportunities

Small Grants for Rural Development Research and/or Extension Projects in the North Central Region Inactive
Seed grants designed for enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas in the north central region. One of the program priorities is promoting community health and wellness.
Geographic coverage: The 12 states in the north central region.
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2024
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America's General Use Grant Inactive
Funding for programs and organizations working in rural communities in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in the areas of education, environment, technology, and quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2023
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
UMASH Community Forums: Aging on the Farm Request for Partnership Pre-Proposals Inactive
Solicitation of pre-proposal applications for small projects to build partnerships for the UMASH Emerging Issues Program.
Geographic coverage: The Upper Midwest Region which includes North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and parts of Nebraska, Illinois, Michigan, and Missouri
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsors: University of Minnesota Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation (CHAI), Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
Illinois Dental and Behavioral Health/Social Work Scholarships for Rural Residents Inactive
Spring semester 2024 scholarships for rural residents from Illinois that are attending dental school or a graduate level social work/behavioral health program and intend to practice in a rural setting after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2023
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
Illinois Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for qualified mental health and substance use professionals who agree to practice in underserved and rural areas in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2023
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Illinois J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Illinois, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2023
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Region V Public Health Leadership Institute (RVPHLI) Inactive
Six-month virtual educational opportunity for professionals in public health and primary care to cultivate their capacity to influence change in their organizations and communities.
Geographic coverage: Region V states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2023
Sponsor: Region V Public Health Training Center
Illinois Rural Health Fellowship Inactive
A 6-month rural health leadership development program for individuals from Critical Access Hospitals, rural hospitals, and other rural health organizations in Illinois. The program is designed to give participants an understanding of what sets rural healthcare apart from urban, and what rural leaders are called to do in their positions.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2023
Sponsor: Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network
Delta Dental of Illinois Community Grants Program Inactive
Grants for projects and organizations in Illinois that address access to oral healthcare, student excellence, and oral health education and awareness for underserved children.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2023
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
Lumpkin Family Foundation Land, Health, Community Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Eastern Central Illinois to support healthy communities by increasing access to healthy food, growing local agriculture economies, supporting mental health and well-being, promoting green farming practices, and encouraging rural development through community engagement and collaboration. Preference is given to rural organizations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2023
Sponsor: The Lumpkin Family Foundation

Last Updated: 11/17/2023