Mental Health Grant Information - FY2020

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

For detailed information about the requirements, please see Grant Application Information and Instructions.  Note: 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 a current DUNS number;
    2. Have a current FEIN Number;
    3. Have a current System for Award Management Account SAM.gov account;
    4. Be in Good Standing with the Illinois Secretary of State, (government entities are exempt);
    5. Register and access both the Illinois Department of Human Services Community Service Agreement (CSA) tracking system and the Centralized Repository Vault (CRV);
    6. Complete and submit a Grant Application to DHS.GrantApp@illinois.gov.  Each application must be sent in a separate email. Links are provided under the "GA" column of this website below.  Page 1 of the applications are pre-populated.
    7. The subject line of the email MUST state:
      1. Provider Organization Name
      2. CSFA Number (444-22-XXXX)
      3. Contact Name (Barb Roberson)
    8. Complete and submit the Fiscal and Administrative Risk Assessment, also known as the ICQ, (short for Internal Control Questionnaire). This is done only once per entity per fiscal year via the GATA Grantee Portal https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/GATA/Pages/default.aspx. While it does not have to be completed prior to submitting the application, this step must be done before an applicant or their application can be considered.
    9. Complete and Submit the Programmatic Risk Assessment (PRA) for each grant opportunity.  Links are provided under the "PRA" column below;
    10. Complete and submit the FY 2020 Uniform Grant Budget in the IDHS CSA Tracking System;
    11. Have an annually negotiated indirect cost rate agreement (NICRA), if indirect costs are included in the budget.
    12. Not be on the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Provider Sanctions list;
    13. Not be on the Federal Excluded Parties List;
    14. Not be on the Stop Pay List
    15. Submit by the date and time listed in Box 17 of the NOFO/Grant Opportunity.

Williams and Colbert Programs Application and Budget Instructions

In addition to the instructions above, grantees who are applying for grants which include Williams and Colbert Consent Decree funds, separate applications and budgets for each grant program are required:

  1. For example, if a grantee is applying for funding for program ABC for Williams services and Colbert services, they must submit two applications and two budgets, one associated with each consent decree for program ABC.
  2. The grantee will also need to include additional coding on the budget in the CSA system for the NOFO suffix on page 1 of the budget entry.
    • For the Williams budgets, please enter NOFO suffix WCD.
    • For Colbert budgets, please enter NOFO suffix CCD.
  3. 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.
  4. On Page 3 grantees will need to include only the amount, for which they are applying, for each consent decree funding on each individual application.



Mental Health - COMPETITIVE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

DMH Program Grant Title CSFA Number GA PRA Q & A

Cluster Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) (785)

CLOSED

444-22-1253 GA 1253 PRA 1253 Q&A 1253

Mental Health - NON-COMPETITIVE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

DMH Program Grant Title CSFA Number GA PRA Grants Systems Access Info    Q & A
Housing MI Supportive 444-22-1482 GA 1482 PRA 1482 Grants Systems Access Info Q&A 1482