January 2021 Report

The 2020 Census Office report for January 2020 includes updates regarding: COVID-19, Census program FY21 budget, grant allocations and distributions, and Census Office next steps.

COVID-19: Please visit https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/ for the most current information.

Census FY 21 Budget: $14.5 million was appropriated to the Census Office for FY21 to continue outreach, education, and questionnaire assistance efforts. Below is a table that details the allocations made and unused funds as of December 30, 2020.

Allocatee Allocation To Date Unused FY 21 Funds Notes
Regional Intermediaries $10,276,837.29 $1,242,050.90 Final expenses are being reviewed before payment is issued
UIC (Data & Tech Assistance $398,444 $165,508 UIC will submit December expenses incurred
Kivvit $3,500,000 $0 Final invoices received, payment is in progress
CCL $195,000 $0 Final invoices received and paid
Sister Agencies $0 $0 N/A
DHS Census Office $23,837 $0 Census Office staffing and expenses were moved to IDHS to provide additional resources for the 2020 Census

Grant allocation and distribution:

Regional Intermediary Amount Amount Paid
CENTRAL
Illinois Primary Health Care Association $235,294 $234,854.49
Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies $54,118 $46,416.64
CHICAGO
Community Assistance Programs $470,588 $448,508.41
Habilitative Systems Inc $1,419,853 $1,267,446.15
Illinois Action for Children $550,875 $400,467.37
Illinois Coalition For Immigrant and Refugee Rights $1,082,353 $897,392.20
Pilsen Little Village $79,412 $58,165.99
Puerto Rican Cultural Center $101,176 $100,836.38
Rincon Family Services $616,471 $564,942.54
YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago $700,530 $678,156.31
COLLAR
Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies $94,118 $89,686.99
Illinois Coalition For Immigrant and Refugee Rights $352,941 $336,211.84
Metropolitan Mayors Caucus $141,176 $135,694.33
Reaching Across Library Systems $254,540 $235,822.89
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago $92,715.29 $91,330.59
NORTH CENTRAL
Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies $70,588 $60,167.20
Tri-County Regional Planning $235,294 $227,657.48
NORTHEAST CENTRAL
Champaign Urbana Public Health District $327,059 $288,939.02
NORTHERN
Region 1 Planning Council $432,941 $308,730.07
NORTHWEST
Illinois Public Health Association $223,529 $218,155.32
SOUTHEAST CENTRAL
Clay County Health Department $224,588 $224,568.55
Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies $27,059 $24,468.53
SOUTHERN
Illinois Public Health Association $401,792 $371,308.45
SOUTHWEST CENTRAL
Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies $155,294 $142,237.32
Teens Against Killing Everywhere $155,294 $152,135.26
SUBURBAN
Illinois Action for Children $341,946 $269,525.76
Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies $352,941 $252,765.17
Illinois Coalition For Immigrant and Refugee Rights $470,588 $342,445.05
Metropolitan Mayors Caucus $470,588 $462,871.48
WESTERN
Western Illinois Regional Council $141,176 $102,878.61
TOTAL $10,276,837.29 $9,034,786.39
Census Data, Research, GIS Visualization
and Regional Intermediary Coordination
Amount Amount Paid
University of Illinois at Chicago $398,444 $232,936.51
TOTAL $398,444 $232,936.51
Appropriation Amount Obligated Amount Amount Paid
$14,500,000 $14,500,000 $9,267,722.90

Illinois 2020 Census Office Next Steps: The Census Office is in the process of closing out the 2020 Census program which entails various steps including but not limited to:

  • receiving and reviewing individual grantee final program and fiscal reports;
  • final grantee contract close out;
  • drafting and editing of final FY 20 and FY21 census program reports;
  • drafting of the final fiscal report for the overall program operations; and
  • applying Census lessons learned to IDHS programs involving community work and hard-to-reach populations.

Thank you to every partner, organization, municipality, ambassador, and all of the Illinois residents who completed the 2020 Census. Because of you Illinois ranks seventh overall in the country and 1st in the nation among the top ten most populous states for 2020 Census self-response!

Please note, this is the final monthly report. A final self-response rate report will be posted on the Census Office website soon and a comprehensive Census Office report will be posted in early 2021.