The Foundation may support fuel cell projects that use a fuel produced using renewable resources. Other emerging renewable energy technologies that are not yet widely used in Illinois may also be considered for funding on a case-by-case basis.
Please see How to Apply to learn about preparing your Letter of Inquiry and to get the latest information on deadlines.
|Application Deadlines:||Letters of Inquiry are due January 15, or July 16, 2013.|
4 months. Within two months of the above deadlines, a committee of the Foundation's Board of Trustees will decide whether to invite applicants to submit Full Proposals for consideration by the Board of Trustees that announces grants in early May and early November. The Foundation's review process is competitive.
|Available Support:||The Foundation reviews and funds grant requests in this category on a case-by-case basis.|
|Restrictions:||The Foundation does not fund technology research. The project must be wholly owned by an eligible applicant and cannot include ownership by private investors or commercial interests.|
The Foundation gives priority to projects that:
- have secured all additional funding
- feature a strong education and outreach component