Illinois Offers $700,000 In Grants To Specialty-Crop GrowersIllinois has more than 3,600 specialty-crop farms devoting more than 85,000 acres (34,000 hectares) to producing $500 million in crop sales.
'Sanctuary' Cities Are Getting Their Grants Despite ThreatsLast summer, the U.S. Conference of Mayors sued in Illinois on behalf of its member cities focusing on the issue. In September, a federal court temporarily blocked the Justice Department from withholding the funds for the jurisdictions represented by the conference.
Illinois Libraries Receive Grants For After-School ProgramsMore than two dozen libraries across Illinois will receive grants to teach middle and high school students how to use the latest technology.
Chance The Rapper Awards More School GrantsThe recording artist raised more than $2 million for arts and music programs at 20 Chicago public schools.
Understanding These 3 Small Business Grant Qualifications Can Lead You To Warranted FundingFunding can be a challenge for any entrepreneur, but a grant is an excellent way to get funding and visibility for your business.
Ebert Foundation Awards Grants On 4th Anniversary Of Film Critic's DeathFriends, family and fans gathered Tuesday at Chicago Sun-Times' chief film critic Roger Ebert's lone star in front of the Chicago Theater to celebrate his life and legacy, but to also award grants in Roger's honor.
3 Small Business Grants In Illinois That Should Be On Your RadarSee if you qualify for one of these valuable grants to help fund your small business in Illinois.
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.