Information about grants and funding opportunities:
 
EPA 319 Grant Program    Information about FREP's participation can be found: HERE
 
Illinois Green Infrastructure  Grant Program      Website 
Illinois EPA Illinois Green Infrastructure Grants (IGIG).
 
Grants from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Division of Education    Website
The IDNR Division of Education is working in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and the Illinois Conservation Foundation to expand the Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant program. The maximum available funds per Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant application increased to $1,000! The Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant program provides funds to establish or enhance wildlife habitat on the school grounds or other public place and is available to teachers, youth group leaders and nature center personnel. Butterfly gardens, rain gardens, prairie plots and wetlands are just some of the projects that qualify.
     Deadlines in November & January