Landek Brookfield ZooBROOKFIELD – The Chicago Zoological Society is set to receive more than $650,000 to replace the roof on the Brookfield Zoo’s Seven Seas exhibit, thanks to support from State Senator Steven Landek (D-Bridgeview)

“Brookfield Zoo provides excellent opportunities for education and gives folks near and far the opportunity to learn more about animals and nature,” Landek said.

Overseen by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Illinois Public Museum Capital Grants Program is open to any museum operated by a local government or built on municipally owned land. The maximum grant award for projects is $750,000, and matching funds are often required based on attendance.

The program will distribute a total of $19.7 million in grants to 36 Illinois museums for facility improvement and development of new exhibits.

Investments for the Illinois Public Museum Capital Grants Program are funded by Rebuild Illinois. More information about the program is available here.

 

 

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Landek Budget

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Steve Landek (D-Bridgeview) provided the following statement after hearing the governor’s budget address Wednesday:

“This is a fiscally responsible budget plan that provides relief to working families and local governments alike. The COVID-19 pandemic brought forth two years of unfathomable financial hardships for people of all walks of life, and this budget recognizes that.”

“The budget address is the first step in the negotiation process. I will work to keep Illinois families first over the next several months.”

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BRIDGEVIEW – Three local libraries are set to receive grant money to provide the community with vital education resources thanks to support from State Senator Steve Landek (D-Bridgeview).Senator Landek Library Photo

“This funding benefits our children and working families who rely on our libraries for resources and assistance,” Landek said. “Libraries provide access to knowledge for all.”

The funding is allocated to libraries across the state to make upgrades, assist with the development of the local workforce and ensure the library stays open safely for families. The grant is comprised of both state and federal dollars and awarded through Secretary of State Jesse White’s office.

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BRIDGEVIEW – State Senator Steve Landek (D-Bridgeview) is pleased to announce over $500,000 in grants awarded to nearly 20 local businesses via the first round of the Back to Business program, and is encouraging other businesses to apply for the second round before the Oct. 13 deadline.

“I’ve had several conversations with local business owners who have told me how hard the COVID-19 pandemic has been for them and how much the Back to Business grants have helped,” Landek said. “This was not an easy year for anyone, and there’s no shame in asking for support if you need it. Since there are still funds available, I encourage any other small business owners who are struggling to apply for a grant.”

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