The 2012-2013 Blackhawk Hills Annual Report is now available!
Check out our latest newsletter - 2013 May Newsletter
Recently Added Grants, Programs, and Rebates
- Illinois Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development Program – Land Development for Public Parks
- Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership
The mission of Blackhawk Hills Regional Council is to assist the people and local agencies of northwest Illinois in developing and implementing a regional outlook that will enhance economic growth, workforce development, natural resource conservation, and quality of life for local communities through leadership, program and project development, planning, and leveraging of resources.
Blackhawk Hills Regional Council is a not-for-profit organization based in Rock Falls, that serves Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, and Whiteside Counties in northwest Illinois. Services include community planning, development assistance, natural resource conservation and protection support, and grant writing and administration. Blackhawk Hills Regional Council is sponsored by local County Boards and Soil and Water Conservation Districts and is overseen by an 18-member council, consisting of three representatives from each of the six counties.