Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois



More on Grants

Oct 28, 2020 Press Release
"Federal investments like this are critical in rural communities where the capital costs of major infrastructure projects would be all but impossible to finance through other means,” Shimkus said. “I applaud Greenville, Ashemore, and the EJ Water Cooperative on their successful loan applications."
Sep 16, 2020 Press Release
Johnson County’s Vienna High School District is receiving $375,000, and Wabash CUSD #348 has $21,248 headed its way.
Aug 21, 2020 Press Release
The federal money will allow the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) and related supplies for Charleston firefighters.
Jun 9, 2020 Press Release
“America’s inland waterway systems are vital supply chains for energy resources and agricultural commodities,” said Shimkus. “This federal investment will help keep those goods moving efficiently to and from the St. Louis region.”
Jun 3, 2020 Press Release
"I commend the Charleston Police Department for its success in obtaining $125,000 as part of the competitive funding process," Shimkus said. "It is especially timely in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the rioting following the tragic death of George Floyd while being arrested in Minneapolis."
Oct 3, 2019 Press Release
The college will receive $449,995 through September 30, 2020 and is expected to receive a total of $2,249,961 over the next five years.
Nov 5, 2018 Press Release
Shimkus added that his office can assist with these grants as well as other federal grant program applications.
Oct 1, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Shimkus today announced a USDA Rural Development Grant of $682,800 to help complete construction of a water treatment plant in Wayne City.
Sep 14, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Shimkus today announced federal investments in Richland, Wabash, and Edwards Counties totaling $567,620.
Sep 14, 2018 Press Release
The funds may be used to purchase new emergency vehicles, including pumpers, brush trucks, tankers, rescue vehicles, or ambulances.