Project Highlights

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Renewable Energy
  • Natural Areas

Program Area: Energy Efficiency
County: Cook
Grantee: Avenues to Independence
Grant Date: November 2012
Grant Amount: $12,261
Brief Description: Existing Building Energy Efficiency Retrofit
Location: 444 Mercantile Court, Wheeling, IL 60090
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Program Area: Energy Efficiency
County: Kane
Grantee: Fox River Water Reclamation District
Grant Date: November 2011
Grant Amount: $45,168
Brief Description: Energy Efficiency Other Innovative Energy Saving S
ystems
Location: 100 Purify Drive, Elgin, IL 60120
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Program Area: Energy Efficiency
County: Cook
Grantee: North Suburban YMCA
Grant Date: November 2011
Grant Amount: $19,318
Brief Description: Existing Buildings Energy Efficiency Upgrade
Location: 2705 Techny Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
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Program Area: Energy Efficiency
County: Kane
Grantee: Sherman Hospital Foundation
Grant Date: April 2006
Grant Amount: $400,000
Brief Description: Geothermal HVAC Installation at New Sherman Hospit
al
Location: 1425 N Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123
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Program Area: Energy Efficiency
County: Sangamon
Grantee: Springfield Park District
Grant Date: October 2007 & November 2008
Grant Amount: $135,000 & $105,960
Brief Description: Platinum LEED Design & Commissioning of Erinís Pav
ilion at Southwind Park
Location: 2500 South Eleventh Street, Springfield, IL 62703
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Program Area: Energy Efficiency
County: Cook
Grantee: Lawndale Christian Health Center
Grant Date: May 2010
Grant Amount: $150,000
Brief Description: LEED Gold Design and Commissioning of New Health C
enter
Location: 3860 West Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60623
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Program Area: Natural Areas
County: Champaign
Grantee: Champaign County Forest Preserve District
Grant Date: May 1, 2010 and Nov. 1, 2012
Grant Amount: $130,200 and $17,500
Brief Description:
Location: Penfield, IL 61862
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Program Area: Natural Areas
County: Iroquois
Grantee: Friends of the Kankakee
Grant Date: October 2012
Grant Amount: $87,500
Brief Description: Acquisition of Kankakee Sands Connector Parcels (3
3 acres)
Location: Unincorporated Beaverville, IL 60912
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Program Area: Natural Areas
County: Lee
Grantee: Illinois Audubon Society
Grant Date: October 2012
Grant Amount: $588,000
Brief Description: Acquisition of Amboy Marsh (273 acres)
Location: Amboy, IL 61310
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Program Area: Natural Areas
County: Piatt
Grantee: Land Conservation Foundation
Grant Date: October 2012
Grant Amount: $455,000
Brief Description: Acquisition of Mississippi Palisades Bluffs (430 a
cres)
Location: Monticello, IL 61856
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Program Area: Natural Areas
County: Monroe
Grantee: Clifftop
Grant Date: May 2013
Grant Amount: $1,915,050
Brief Description:
Location: 3 miles north of Renault, IL 62279
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Program Area: Natural Areas
County: Lee
Grantee: Franklin Creek Preservation Area Committee (FCPAC)
Grant Date: Nov. 1, 2011; May 1, 2009
Grant Amount: $217,000; $200,000
Brief Description: Acquisition of Hurd Tract and Headwaters near Fran
klin Creek State Natural Area
Location: Franklin Creek, IL 61031
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Program Area: Renewable Energy
County: McLean
Grantee: Heartland Community College
Grant Date: 4/25/2011
Grant Amount: $512,500
Brief Description: Wind Turbine Installation
Location: 1500 W Raab Rd, Normal, IL 61761
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Program Area: Renewable Energy
County: McHenry
Grantee: Woodstock High School
Grant Date: 05/01/2013
Grant Amount: $8,000
Brief Description: Photovoltaic Installation
Location: Woodstock, IL 60098
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Program Area: Renewable Energy
County: Jackson
Grantee: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Grant Date: 4/27/2009
Grant Amount: $200,700
Brief Description: Solar Photovoltaic and Wind Turbine Installations
Location: Edwardsville, IL 62026-1075
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Program Area: Renewable Energy
County: Woodford
Grantee: Riverview CCSD #2
Grant Date: 4/23/2012
Grant Amount: $40,000
Brief Description: K-12 Wind Schools Pilot
Location: 1421 Spring Bay Road, East Peoria, IL 61611
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Program Area: Renewable Energy
County: Jo Daviess
Grantee: City of Galena
Grant Date: 10/24/2011
Grant Amount: $908,820
Brief Description: 330kW Solar Photovoltaic Installation
Location: 1989 East Cross Road, Galena, IL 61036
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Program Area: Renewable Energy
County: Cook
Grantee: Missionary Sisters of the Holy Spirit
Grant Date: 10/24/2011
Grant Amount: $96,739
Brief Description: Solar Thermal Installation for Hot Water and Radia
nt Heat
Location: 319 Waukegan Road, Northfield, IL 60093
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