IDNR, ICF Announce 2021 Grant Opportunities Schedule

Rachel Torbert
IDNR, ICF Announce 2021 Grant Opportunities Schedule
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) today announced anticipated application deadlines for competitive grant programs for the 2021 calendar year. Grant program goals vary by program and include natural resource protection, management, and enhancement; recreational amenity and open space acquisition and development; museum capital improvement; and, environmental education. Eligible applicants vary by program and may include local governments, non-profits, universities, and individuals.

For all IDNR Grant programs, a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) will be posted on or before the Posted Date on the Illinois Catalog of State Financial Assistance:

Each NOFO will include eligibility information, application instructions and links to application materials.

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For information on IDNR grant programs, including 2021 deadlines and program information, visit the IDNR Grants website:

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