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Funding Opportunities

Request for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Applications (RFA)

The chart below lists the title of each RFP and RFA currently available in the order of the proposal due date. To see the main body of the RFP or RFA, click on the title.

Grant Title Proposal /
Due Date
Eligible Applicants Contact
 FY 2017 Technical Assistance for Rigorous Academic and Career and Technical Education Tuesday,
September 13, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.
Illinois public universities with State-approved teacher preparation programs in Agricultural Education, Business, Marketing and Computer Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Careers, or Technology Education and with the expertise to implement the provisions of this RFP. Brian Houser by email at
Professional Development for the Truants’ Alternative and Optional Education Program (TAOEP) Grant for FY 2017 RFP Friday, October 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. Public school districts, Regional Offices of Education, community college districts, public university laboratory schools approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), charter schools, and area vocational centers are eligible to apply.  Joint applications for funds may be submitted.  However, in each case an administrative agent must be designated, and the joint proposal must have the signature of each superintendent or the official authorized to submit the proposal. Sally Veach
V. Sue Taylor
  Both contacts may be reached at 217-782-5589.