Mental Health Grant Information - FY2020

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

For detailed information about the requirements, please see Grant Application Information and InstructionsNote: For best results use the Internet Explorer browser when accessing the GATA and IDHS systems.

All potential grantees must make certain the following 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. Grantees must be qualified to do business with the State of Illinois. To be qualified for a grant award, a Grantee 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;
    6. Submit an application to
      1. Each application must be sent in a separate email. Links are provided under the "GA" column.
      2. The subject line of the email MUST state: Provider Organization Name, CSFA Number (444-22-XXXX), Contact Name (Barb Roberson)
    7. Complete one Internal Controls Questionnaire (ICQ) as the Fiscal and Administrative Risk Assessment on an annual basis on the GOMB website at
    8. Complete a Programmatic Risk Assessment (PRA) for each grant award. Links are provided under the "PRA" column.
    9. Complete a Budget for each grant award in the CSA tracking database: CSA Budget/Tracking System database


Williams and Colbert Programs Application and Budget

Grantees who are applying for both Williams and Colbert Consent Decree grant funds, will now require separate applications and budgets for each grant program. For example, if a grantee is applying for funding for program ABC for both Williams and Colbert services, they should submit two applications and two budgets, one associated with each consent decree for program ABC. You will also need to include additional coding on the budget in the CSA system for the NOFO suffix on page 1 of your budget entry. For the Williams budgets, please enter NOFO suffix WCD. For your Colbert budgets, please enter NOFO suffix CCD.

For the following programs:

  • Page 1 of the applications are pre-populated with the appropriate suffix code on Line #11. Grantees do not need to complete anything on Page 1.
  • On Page 3 grantees will need to include only the amount for which you are applying for each consent decree funding on each individual application.
  • 796 - Neuropsych Assessment 
  • 775 - Social Security Specialist Assistant (SOAR)


  1. Send all non-competitive Grant Applications to: 
  2. Each application must be sent in a separate email by 5:00 PM June 26, 2019 
  3. The subject line of the email MUST state: Provider Organization Name, CSFA Number (444-22-XXXX), Contact Name (Barb Roberson)
  4. Complete the FY 2020 Budget in CSA by 5:00 PM June 26, 2019
  5. Complete the Internal Controls Questionnaire (ICQ) on the grantee portal: and the Programmatic Risk Assessment (PRA) by 5:00 PM June 26, 2019.  NOTE:  In order to complete the ICQ you must have an Account for the Grantee Portal.
DMH Program Grant Title CSFA Number Grant Application PRA
Social Security Specialist Assistant - Williams (775) 444-22-2172 GA 2172 PRA 2172
Social Security Specialist Assistant - Colbert  (775) 444-22-2172 GA 2172 PRA 2172
Neuropsych Assessment Colbert (796) 444-22-1195 GA 1195 NA
Regions Special Mental Health Services (510-NAMI) 444-22-1709 GA 1709 PRA 1709