2540 - GA - Healthy Local Food Systems Pilot Program (HLFS)

Eligibility to Apply

To be eligible for a Healthy Local Food Systems Pilot Program (HLFS) contract, applicant providers must have completed the five grantee pre-award requirements:

  1. Authentication
  2. Registration
  3. Pre-Qualification
  4. Fiscal and Administrative Risk Assessment (ICQ)
  5. Programmatic Risk Assessment

Details about these requirements and applicable links can be found on the Grant Application Information and Instruction webpage or the GATA website.


All applicants for Healthy Local Food Systems funding, must submit the following documents electronically:

  1. HLFS - Grant Application (pdf)
  2. HLFS Budget - completed in the Contractual Service Agreement (CSA) Tracking System - CSA Budget and Registration Information


1.All required HLFS application materials and correspondence must contain the CSFA number 2540.

Please use in your Email subject line:


Subject: 2540 Local Community Based Provider Name

  1. Email all materials to DHS.OFWContracting@illinois.gov
  2. Due Date: June 4, 2021

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (217) 782-2166.