A total of $3.3 million dollars was awarded to nearly 150 fire departments/districts and EMS providers across Illinois yesterday. White County received none of it. The office of the State Fire Marshal says they received just under 450 applications requesting about $10.5 million during... Read More.
Carmi White County High School Seniors pulled down some serious cash commitments and considerations at Friday’s Awards Day ceremony. Many of them will need it as the cost of an average 4 year education isn’t cheap. In state tuition and fees average more than... Read More.
Funding to Repair Aging Facilities Made Possible by Governor Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan CARBONDALE – The Illinois Capital Development Board today announced over $4.3 million has been released for the replacement of sewer line, repairs to the campus streamline, and tunnel at Southern Illinois University... Read More.
Additional funding will build on state’s equity focus and help reach underserved communities SPRINGFIELD – The State of Illinois will receive an additional $124 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to further expand its robust COVID-19 vaccination program, including more... Read More.
Grants to enhance water and sewer infrastructure for 34 downstate and rural communities SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced the recipients for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Public Infrastructure. A total of $18.2 million will... Read More.
Training grants now available to expand career training programs for youth at-risk for dropping out or falling behind on career preparation PEORIA, IL—Governor JB Pritzker today announced new investments to the Youth Career Pathways program that will expand training for Illinois youth who... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White is awarding $1,142,645 in CARES Act funding to 292 Illinois libraries, school districts and library systems. CARES Act funding was provided to the Illinois State Library from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to... Read More.
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.