This grant program is utilizing state funding appropriated by the Illinois General Assembly under the Illinois Works Act. It is anticipated that the Department will award up to $8 million for grants under this NOFO and that each individual grant should range between $200,000 to $550,000 depending on the number of cohorts the program proposes to deliver for one year. The Department will consider grant requests for less or more of the above-mentioned range when adequate technical arguments and reasonable outcomes are presented. Allowable costs must be necessary, reasonable, and allocable based on the activity or activities contained in the scope of work.
Anticipated Number of Grants: 10-15
Funding Range: $200,000 to $550,000
Anticipated Total Award: up to $8 million
Anticipated Grant Start Date: January 1, 2023