News about grants
To support local holiday displays, ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus announced grants of up to $2,500 each for 18 northern Illinois communities as part of the annual ComEd Powering the Holidays Program.
The Joliet Police Department's Neighborhood Oriented Policing Team received a $1,500 grant from Walmart's Spark Good program.
Around 40 Mt. Morris residents gathered at the village hall on Aug. 1 to hear about the plan for redeveloping Zickuhr Park with the help of a state grant.
Federal money to replace lead water service lines in Amboy and Polo is on its way.
With the grant, the district can update the facility’s kitchen to an ADA-accessible teaching kitchen that will provide recreational and instructional opportunities, while also serving senior luncheons.
Dixon City Council members unanimously voted to give $40,000 to the Dixon Chamber of Commerce & Main Street to help match a state tourism grant that will fund a $180,000 marketing project
An Elmhurst University program that encourages underserved and uncertain students to embrace the idea of attending college has been awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant worth $59,400.
Another stretch of trail has been completed, announced the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, which plans a celebratory gathering with special events at 10 a.m. June 10 at Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton.
Still waiting on $6.5 million in grants, museum moves ahead on reconstruction plans.
Popus among 30 small businesses in Illinois and Wisconsin selected for grant program.
The Plainfield Park District received a $377,500 grant. The New Lenox Community Park District received a $600,000 grant.
A state grant will fund half the cost of the planned $680,000 development of a brand-new park in the Pick Subdivision called Pick Park.
Hufendick Farm will receive a $250,000 boost to help expand the family’s Plainfield butcher shop, the US Department of Agriculture announced.
T-Mobile has donated $50,000 to Sterling Main Street to help with construction costs of the Shoppes at Grandon Plaza project. The plaza is made up of six incubator pods that will go to help start and grow small businesses.
The journalism students will purchase a new camera and kit with the funds.