Apply for a Grant from Ameren Illinois  
Our goal is to continually enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve. To help accomplish that goal, our contributions may support:  

  • Civic, environmental and cultural organizations
  • Educational institutions and programs
  • Senior citizen organizations
  • Social services 
  • Youth activities  

The process for applying for financial assistance from Ameren Illinois is outlined below. Please review all requirements before making a request.  

  • Grants are limited to organizations in the Ameren Illinois service area.
  • To qualify for a grant, organizations must be tax-exempt, as described in the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Individuals, political organizations or candidates, and religious or similar groups generally do not qualify for an Ameren Illinois non-profit grant.

1.    Complete the application form.
2.    Review grant requirements and submit applicable documentation with your applications:


    • Cover letter that includes the amount of grant requested
    • IRS determination letter certifying non-profit status
    • IRS Form 990 for most recent fiscal year
    • Income/balance statements for most recent fiscal year (preferably audited)
    • If the grant is for a specific project, provide detailed budget for project, including income and expenses
    • List of board members and executive officers, including titles and affiliations
    • Most recent annual report or other literature summarizing programs 

3.  Print form and mail the completed application with the documentation to: 

                     Corporate Contributions
                     Ameren Illinois
                     300 Liberty Street
                     Peoria, IL 61602-1404 

If you have a question regarding the grant application process, please contact Community Relations IL.
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