Illinois Gets $1.8M For Low-Income Students Taking AP TestsIllinois will receive nearly $1.8 million to help low-income students take advanced placement tests.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Hunger-Relief Organizations Encouraged To Apply For 'Chiditarod' GrantsEach year, a charity event that spoofs the Alaska Iditarod -- with shopping carts instead of sleds and dogs -- collects canned goods and raises money to fight hunger.
Judge Decides Friend Of Obama Is 'Hostile Witness'A federal judge Monday declared a close friend of President Barack Obama to be a "hostile witness" in a trial over funds allegedly misused at the Illinois Department of Public Health, following a hearing where Dr. Eric Whitaker leveled accusations of racial bias against prosecutors.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Anti-Violence Agency Director Slow To Pass Out Grants, Critics SayToni Irving is a PhD in English and literature who oversaw the now-dissolved Illinois Violence Prevention Authority and then got a raise from $119,000 to $250,000 a year. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Gov. Quinn Asks For Drought Disaster Designation In IllinoisGov. Pat Quinn is asking for Illinois to be designated a drought disaster area.
Illinois Fire Service Institute Receives Grant For Training SchoolThe Illinois Fire Service Institute's hands-on training school for teens and young adults has received a $65,000 state grant.
'Circuit Breaker' Tax Break For Seniors Falls Victim To Budget CutsGov. Pat Quinn says he did not want to kill the state of Illinois’ Circuit Breaker property tax grant program for low-income senior citizens, but he says he had little choice.
Melrose Park Seniors Get $11.5M In Scholarship, Grant OffersThe 93 students in the 2012 graduating class of Walther Lutheran High School are sorting through grant and scholarship offers -- $11.5 million of them.
State To Award Millions In Grants To MuseumsMuseums all across Illinois are applying for millions of dollars in state funding.