Cook County Government Grants (Illinois)

A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Cook County, Illinois. As part of this mission, Departments of Education distribute grants and federal funding, including education block grants, Title I grants, and IDEA grants. They also award School Improvement Grants, Teacher Incentive Funds, and Pell Grants, in addition to other student loans and grants. Students, teachers, and educators can learn more about Cook County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.

Belleville Township Department of Education Park Ridge IL 80 South Prospect Avenue 60068 618-222-8200

Bellwood Bedford Department of Education Bellwood IL 640 Eastern Avenue 60104 931-685-9775

Berwyn Department of Education Berwyn IL 6633 16th Street 60402 908-253-8764

Bonner Springs Illinois Department of Education Blue Island IL 2200 138th Street 60406 847-362-9023

Buena Vista Brooklyn Department of Education Glenview IL 2329 Chestnut Avenue, a 60026 618-271-1014

Chicago Charlotte County Department of Education Chicago IL 2456 North Mango Avenue 60639 941-255-7541

Chicago Charlotte Department of Education Chicago IL 1100 South Hamilton Avenue 60612 980-343-3000

Chicago Decatur Department of Education Chicago IL 2021 North Burling Street 60614 404-377-0877

Chicago Heights Charlotte County Department of Education Chicago Heights IL 30 West 16th Street 60411 941-255-7433

Chicago Illinois Department of Education Chicago IL 431 North Troy Street 60612 630-513-3030

Chicago KS Department of Education Chicago IL 9757 South State Street 60628 620-879-9250

Chicago MD Department of Education Chicago IL 231 North Pine Avenue 60644 301-759-2065

Chicago Maryland Department of Education Chicago IL 1653 West Congress Parkway 60612 301-475-5511


A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Cook County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Cook County local Chambers of Commerce as well as grants through multiple bureaus. It also provides market development awards for non-profit industries, including trade associations. Local Chambers of Commerce may also help member businesses secure Small Business Administration grants, business development grants, and economic development funding. Chambers of Commerce provide information about government grant programs on their websites.

Albany Park Illinois Chamber of Commerce Chicago IL 3403 West Lawrence Avenue 60625 773-478-0202

Alsip Illinois Chamber of Commerce Alsip IL 12159 South Pulaski Road 60803 708-597-2668

Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce Arlington Heights IL 311 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-253-1703

Bartlett Illinois Chamber of Commerce Bartlett IL 138 South Oak Avenue 60103 630-830-0324

Bellwood Illinois Chamber of Commerce Bellwood IL PO Box 86 60104 708-547-5030

Berwyn Illinois Chamber of Commerce Berwyn IL 3322 Oak Park Avenue 60402 708-788-8100

Blue Island Illinois Chamber of Commerce Blue Island IL 13122 Western Avenue 60406 708-388-1000

Bridgeview Illinois Chamber of Commerce Bridgeview IL 7300 West 87th Street 60455 708-598-1700

Broadview Illinois Chamber of Commerce Broadview IL PO Box 6251 60155 708-345-3011

Brookfield Illinois Chamber of Commerce Brookfield IL PO Box 38 60513 708-268-8080

Buffalo Grove Illinois Chamber of Commerce Buffalo Grove IL PO Box 7124 60089 847-541-7799

Burbank Illinois Chamber of Commerce Burbank IL 5501 West 79th Street 60459 708-425-4668

Calumet City Illinois Chamber of Commerce Calumet IL 80 River Oaks Center Drive 60409 708-891-5888

Chicago Ridge Illinois Chamber of Commerce Worth IL PO Box 356 60482 708-448-6733

A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Cook County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Cook County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Cook County VA also provides cemetery grants and supportive services grants for veterans and their families. VA grants both go to agencies, organizations, and individual veterans. The VA provides more information about government grants on its website.

Amvets Post 66 Wheeling IL 700 McHenry Road 60090 847-537-0440

Berwyn Veterans of Foreign Wars Berwyn IL 1529 Harlem Avenue 60402 708-749-2378

Chicago Bridgeport Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Chicago IL 3202 South May Street 60608 773-847-8404


A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Cook County, Illinois. At the federal level, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) operates over 20 government grant programs, including affordable housing development grants, community and economic development grants, fair housing grants, and rental assistance grants. HUD also offers Cook County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Cook County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.

Arlington Heights Housing Authority Arlington Heights IL 215 West Miner Street 60005 847-253-5450

Chicago Heights Housing Authority Chicago Heights IL 1704 East End Avenue 60411 708-755-1032

Chicago Housing Authority Chicago IL 3250 South Wentworth Avenue 60616 312-742-8500


A Department of Labor operates at the state or federal level to develop employment opportunities, improve workforce competitiveness, and promote safe working conditions in Cook County, Illinois. The federal Department of Labor offers multiple government grant programs, including job training grants, public employment grants, and unemployment grants. They also offer non-profit grants, health and safety grants, and veteran employment grants. State Departments of Labor may also provide Cook County grant programs. More information about government grants is available on the Cook County Department of Labor website.

Arlington Heights Illinois Department of Labor Arlington Heights IL 2020 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-640-1656

Chicago IL Department of Labor Chicago IL 230 South Dearborn Street, 2160 60604 312-596-4430

Chicago Illinois Department Of Labor Chicago IL 160 North LaSalle Drive, c1300 60601 312-793-2800


A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Cook County, Illinois. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Cook County government grants, including grants for road, rail, transit, and port projects, as well as car and vanpool projects, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and transit research and safety improvements. State Departments of Transportation provide grants for private operators, senior centers, non-profits, and transit systems. Cook County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.

Bloom Township Road District Chicago Heights IL 1640 State Street 60411 708-758-7070

Chicago Area Transportation Chicago IL 300 West Adams Street 60606 312-793-3456

Chicago Department of Transportation Chicago IL 30 North LaSalle Street, 400 60602 312-744-3674

Chicago Regional Transportation Authority Chicago IL 175 West Jackson Boulevard, 1550 60606 312-913-3200


A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Cook County, Illinois. Social Security provides services for eligible people, including retirement benefits, and it also provides government grants. Social Security's research and demonstration grants fund innovative research that help manage and administer Cook County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Cook County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.

Chicago Heights Social Security Office Chicago Heights IL 104 South Halsted Street 60411

Chicago Social Security Office Chicago IL 1233 West Adams Street 60607

Chicago Social Security Office Chicago IL 2127 West Lawrence Avenue 60625

Chicago Social Security Office Chicago IL 2416 South Pulaski Road 60623

Chicago Social Security Office Chicago IL 5130 West North Avenue 60639

Chicago Social Security Office Chicago IL 3260 West Fullerton Avenue 60647

Chicago Social Security Office Chicago IL 4631 South Ashland Avenue 60609

Chicago Social Security Office Chicago IL 6338 South Cottage Grove Avenue 60637


A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Cook County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Cook County government grants, including federal assistance to scholars and experts, law enforcement grants, and violence against women grants, which protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. State Departments of Justice may also provide grants for Cook County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.

Chicago Illinois Department of Justice Chicago IL 55 East Monroe Street, 1900 60603 312-353-7313

Chicago Illinois Department of Justice Chicago IL 219 South Dearborn Street, 500 60604 312-662-1207