Funding for Building Expansion Provided by Governor Pritzker’s Bipartisan Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan CARBONDALE – The Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB) today announced RATIO Architects will spearhead the design process for the expanded communications building on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) campus. CDB... Read More.
State steps up small business supports to help more reach funds available through new round of PPP, forthcoming EIDL Advance and Shuttered Venue Operators grant programs SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker today announced new investments by the State of Illinois to help more... Read More.
Historic R3 program awards grants to organizations in communities hit hardest by gun violence, unemployment, and criminal justice system overuse CHICAGO— Using revenue from adult-use cannabis sales, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) today announced 80 grants totaling $31.5 million to organizations... Read More.
At Least $16 Million Going to Local Governments Following the legalization of adult-use cannabis on January 1, 2020, the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) has collected over $100 million in tax revenue connected to adult-use cannabis sales. Last week, IDOR finalized its September... Read More.
WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 13, 2020 - The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $46.4 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Illinois. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress... Read More.
Applications Now Available to Help 10,000 Homeowners at: ema.ihda.org CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced the opening of the state’s new Emergency Mortgage Assistance (EMA) program to assist homeowners who have seen their income decline due to... Read More.
Households Can Receive $342 in SNAP Funds per Eligible Student SPRINGFIELD - Today, Governor Pritzker announced that the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) has extended the deadline for Illinoisans to apply for nutrition... Read More.
Springfield, IL -The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced today the publication of a new website to provide a consolidated resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in Illinois. View the new site at https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/doit-steam/Pages/default.aspx. Organizations across... Read More.
BIG economic recovery program deploys $270 million to help child care businesses reopen safely amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, giving preference to hard-hit communities CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) today announced $270 million in funding is available... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The State of Illinois will distribute more than 60,000 cloth masks to State agencies, boards and commissions to protect the health and safety of employees returning to the workplace. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Central Management Services (CMS), and the Illinois... Read More.