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New Grants Information

FY2022 Career and Technical Education Professional Development Grants

These grant opportunities are designed to support the improvement and innovation of professional development and technical assistance, as well as supporting research on equity in Illinois community colleges. The selected focus areas align with the Illinois State Plan for CTE, statewide need, and national initiatives in CTE. Funding is federal through Postsecondary Perkins Title I Leadership money. All deliverables and objectives align with Section 135 (b) of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). There are three separate grant opportunities below. Please carefully read each Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) as there as additional eligibility requirements in each.

Eligible Applicants: To be eligible, an applicant must be in the state of Illinois, in good standing with Illinois, and be one of the following. Additional eligibility criteria are laid out within each respective NOFO.

  • Local Educational Agencies (LEAs)
  • Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)
  • Public or Private nonprofit agencies

Applications Posted: April 15, 2021

Applications Due: May 28, 2021 to ICCB.cte@illinois.gov

  1. CTE Professional Development and Technical Assistance Grant
    1. Total Award Amount: $375,000
    2. Required Grant Forms:
      1. NOFO
      2. Grant Cover Page and Work Plan
      3. Uniform Budget (The Uniform Budget may not open with all browsers. If you are unable to open the document, you can download the file, save it to your computer, and then open the document from your computer.)
  1. Community College Research and Technical Assistance Grant
    1. Total Award Amount: $375,000
    2. Required Grant Forms:
      1. NOFO
      2. Grant Cover Page and Work Plan
      3. Uniform Budget (The Uniform Budget may not open with all browsers. If you are unable to open the document, you can download the file, save it to your computer, and then open the document from your computer.)
  1. Innovative CTE Programming Grant
    1. Total Award Amount: $100,000
    2. Required Grant Forms:
      1. NOFO
      2. Grant Cover Page and Work Plan
      3. Uniform Budget (The Uniform Budget may not open with all browsers. If you are unable to open the document, you can download the file, save it to your computer, and then open the document from your computer.)

 

FY2022 Adult Education Professional Development and Technical Assistance Grant

This grant package is designed to solicit proposals from eligible applicants to provide professional development and technical assistance to adult education programs under Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act.

Funding Priorities: There are three funding priorities which include:

  1. Workplace Development
  2. Adult Basic Education / Adult Secondary Education and NRS Assessment
  3. English as a Second Language, Evidence-Based Reading Instruction, and NRS Assessment

Posted: April 15, 2021

Grant Range: $400,000-$1,200,000

Eligible Applicants: To be eligible, an applicant must be in the state of Illinois, in good standing with Illinois, and be:

  • Local Educational Agencies (LEAs)
  • Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)
  • Public or Private nonprofit agencies

Additionally, to be considered for funding under this AEL PDN TA Request for Proposal, an applicant of demonstrated effectiveness must include the following:

  • A minimum of 5-years of professional development and technical assistance for programs serving adult education and literacy.
  • A minimum of 5-years of experience in providing professional development on topics related to the Workforce Investment and Opportunities Act, service integration, Integrated Education and Training Programs (ICAPS), work-based learning, programs of study, career pathways, and curriculum and instruction for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities.
  • A minimum of 5-years of experience in providing professional development on ESL, Assessment, AEL Content Standards, virtual learning communities, and on-site technical assistance.
  • Ability to travel on-site to funded programs and provide targeted technical assistance.

Applications Due: May 28, 2021.

Required Grant Forms:

  • NOFO
  • Grant Cover Page and Work Plan
  • Uniform Budget (The Uniform Budget may not open with all browsers. If you are unable to open the document, you can download the file, save it to your computer, and then open the document from your computer.)

FY 2022 Adult Education and Literacy Request for Proposal (RFP)


FY 2022 Early School Leaver Transition Program (ESLTP) NOFO


 

Existing Grant Updates
State Grant Extensions
  • FY2019 Innovative Bridge and Transitions grant will now end – June 30, 2020
  • FY2020 Innovative Bridge and Transitions grant will now end – June 30, 2021
  • Transitional Math Support Grant will now end – June 30, 2021
  • Transitional English Pilot Grant scheduled to end on June 2020 will now end – June 30, 2021
  • FY2020 Workforce Equity Initiative will now end – June 30, 2021

 

FY21 ICCB-IDHS CURES Act Funding