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Request For Proposals: Grants For Women Media Entrepreneurs
Help women media entrepreneurs survive and thrive >>

Action Civics
Develop lifelong civic habits among youth >>

Legislative Redistricting

Support a more public and transparent map-drawing process >>

Early Math

Help teachers integrate strategies that promote early math and problem-solving skills in the classroom >>

Veteran System of Care

Provide veterans access to a range of comprehensive services by coordinating nonprofits, government agencies, education, healthcare and community engagement >>

Veterans' Mental Health
Assist returning veterans gain greater access to quality mental health services >>

Child Abuse Prevention & Treatment
Support parenting and treatment programs for those impacted by abuse and family violence >>

Health & Wellness
Provide access to healthcare and promote healthy living practices in low income communities >>

Provide stable housing and promote the delivery of services to homeless populations >>

Support the hunger relief infrasturcture and community programs assisting individuals in their move to stabilization and self-sufficiency >>

Help low income adults raise their English proficiency and reading levels to meet eligibility requirements for school and employment >>

Workforce Development
Help the chronically unemployed attach to the labor market and support programs assisting under-employed individuals in their move to living wage jobs >>

Youth Sports
Impact the health, academic performance and character development of children and youth >>

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Child & Youth Education
Provide a broad range of academic and vocational support to at-risk youth >>
Civic Mission of Schools
Promote civic knowledge among middle and high school youth >>
Race to the Top
Illinois participates in the Early Learning Challenge Fund >>
Leadership & the Early Years
Build a strong 
infrastructure that improves the quality of early education professionals and programs >>
News Literacy
Educate youth to understand and appreciate the value of understanding news >>
Veterans' Employment
Collaborate with other funders and organizations to ensure veterans are in career-focused jobs >>
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