Through its grant program, the Foundation supports environmental best practices to create a healthy and prosperous Illinois. Financial support is provided for programs and projects that benefit the public by:
- Implementing and improving the use of energy efficiency technologies and methods that can decrease pollution and reduce energy costs for Illinois consumers.
- Developing and increasing the use of renewable energy resources - wind power, solar power, biomass energy and innovative new technologies such as fuel cells - that can decrease pollution, diversify Illinois' energy portfolio and create economic benefits for the state's communities.
- Preserving and enhancing natural areas and wildlife habitats throughout Illinois.