Mental Health Grant Information - FY2019

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

For detailed information about the requirements, please see Grant Application Information and Instructions

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All potential grantees must make certain the following things are completed before IDHS staff are allowed to accept an application packet.

  1. Register with the Illinois Grant Accountability and Transparency Act Grantee Portal
  2. Pre-Qualification

    All entities must be qualified to do business with the State of Illinois. To be qualified for a grant award, an entity must:

    1. Have an current DUNS number;
    2. Have a current System for Award Management account;
    3. Not be on the Federal Excluded Parties List;
    4. Be in Good Standing with the Illinois Secretary of State, as applicable;
    5. Not be on the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Provider Sanctions list.
  3. Complete a Internal Controls Questionnaire (ICQ) as the Fiscal and Administrative Risk Assessment, completed once, on an annual basis.  All state agencies will utilize the results of the ICQ.
  4. Complete a Programmatic Risk Assessment (PRA) for each grant award.
  5. Complete a Uniform Grant Budget for each grant award.  The budget template and instructions can be used as a tool to assist in determining expenses; however, the final budget must be completed in CSA Budget/Tracking System database. The pdf budget or paper copy will not be accepted.
  6. Click on the link under each column heading for the appropriate needed information.  If there is no Notice of Funding Opportunity link found, only an application and a programmatic risk assessment are needed.
  7. Send all paperwork to

Division of Mental Health Programs Open Competitive Program

The effective dates to apply are March 18, 2019 through April 12, 2019. Deadline is April 12, 2019 5:00 p.m. CST.

DMH Program
Grant Title
CSFA Number Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Grant Application Programmatic Risk Assessment (PRA) Questions & Answers
Front Door Diversion Program (800) 444-22-1529 19-444-22-1529-02 GA 1529 PRA 1529 Q&A 1529