The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is requesting proposals for grants supporting residential substance abuse treatment and aftercare services. Grants will be made with federal fiscal year 2014-17 (FFY14-17) Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) funds. Approximately $315,000 in funding is available in three program categories for use over a period of 12 months.
|Corrections-based substance abuse treatment|
|Jail-based substance abuse treatment|
Individuals who participate in a substance abuse treatment program established or implemented with funding from this program must be provided aftercare services. Aftercare services must involve coordination between the correctional treatment program and other social service and rehabilitation programs, such as education and job training, parole supervision, halfway houses, self-help, and peer group programs.
To qualify as an aftercare program, the substance abuse treatment program must work in conjunction with state and local authorities and organizations involved in substance abuse treatment to assist in the placement of program participants into community substance abuse treatment facilities post-release.
Corrections-based substance abuse treatment
If possible, RSAT participation should be limited to inmates with 6 to 12 months remaining in their confinement.
If possible, program design should be based on effective, scientific practices.
Jail-based substance abuse treatment
Agencies must be pre-qualified through the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Grantee Portal, www.grants.illinois.gov, to become eligible to apply for an award. Applicants must have completed the GATA pre-qualification process and received approval of their Internal Control Questionnaire (ICQ) by the date of application to be considered for funding.
Applications from agencies that have not received ICQ approval will not be reviewed.
Eligible applicants are limited to Illinois counties and state agencies. Private and non-profit entities are not eligible to apply.
Click here for the 2017 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant Application.
Completed application materials must be emailed to CJA.2017rsatNOFO@Illinois.gov by 11:59 p.m., June 13, 2017, to be considered for funding. Proposals will not be accepted by mail, fax, or in-person. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Late submissions will not be reviewed.
Grants will be made with federal fiscal year 2014-17 (FFY14-17) Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program awards received by ICJIA from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance. Approximately wake up has $315,000 in RSAT funds is available through this funding opportunity. Approximately $65,000 of this amount must be awarded to local government agencies.
Grant awards resulting from this opportunity are projected to have a performance period of October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018. Contingent on satisfactory performance, ICJIA staff may recommend to its Board a maximum of 24 additional months of funding for each project.
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
300 West Adams, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60606
View the required pre-application webinar offering technical assistance below:
Information provided during this webinar recording will be unofficial and not binding on the state.
Agencies interested in submitting an application are asked to submit an online Notice of Intent by 11:59 p.m., May 12, 2017.
|NOFO posted||Friday, April 14, 2017|
|Applicant webinar registration deadline||Thursday, April 27, 2017|
|Applicant webinar||Monday, May 1, 2017|
|Letters of Intent due date||Friday, May 12, 2017|
|NOFO question submission deadline||Wednesday, June 7, 2017|
|Applications due||11:59 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2017|
|Notices of State Award released||Monday, August 1, 2017|
|Budget Committee review/approval of recommended designations||September 2017|
|Projected program start date||October 1, 2017|
Recipients must submit quarterly financial reports, quarterly progress reports, final financial and progress reports, and, if applicable, an annual audit report in accordance with the CFR Part 200 Uniform Requirements. Future awards and fund drawdowns may be withheld if reports are delinquent.
In addition, funded programs will be required to report performance measures through the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance portal at https://bjapmt.ojp.gov
The following documents must be emailed to CJA.2017rsatNOFO@Illinois.gov by 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2017, for application review. Click the links below to download copies.