Cook County #Flag2021 Design Contest

We want all Cook County residents currently attending high school (grades 9–12) to help design the new County flag.
The Deadline for submitting has been extended until Fall, 2020. Exact date is to be determined.
More information on how to submit a design can be found here.

Government Grant Applications

Below is a list of annual grant opportunities that are offered by different departments and agencies of Cook County. Reach out to my office with any questions at (847) 519-7674.

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
Green Infrastructure Grant
Deadline August 30, 2020, Annually

Cook County Office of Procurement
Cook County Justice Advisory Council (JAC) Grants
– areas of Felony Drug Distribution Diversion
RFP Deadline: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 * Must have an account to apply here. 2020 deadline has passed. 2021 information will be added when available.

– areas of Violence Prevention, Recidivism Reduction, and Restorative Justice
RFP Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2020 * Must have an account to apply here. 2020 deadline has passed. 2021 information will be added when available.

Check this FAQ if you are looking to apply for any of the JAC Grants.

Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM)
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)
Winter, Annually

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
Stormwater Management

Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control
Housing Cook County’s Animals Grant

Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
Invest in Cook
Late Winter, Annually

Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and Department of Planning and Development
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
Late Winter, Annually

Career Opportunities

Job Openings within Cook County Departments and Agencies – click HERE.

Job Openings within Forest Preserve District of Cook County – click HERE.

Cook County Connects – employment, mentorship, and training opportunities for young adults ages 16 – 24 years old.

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership – access employment resources, information about job training and more.

North Suburban Cook County American Job Center
723 West Algonquin Road,
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 981-7400