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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 Arts and Foreign Language Implementation Assistance Grant Wednesday,
December 21, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
School districts, public university laboratory schools approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), charter schools, and area vocational centers are eligible to apply. Cara Wiley at (217) 524-4832 or by email at or
CTE STEM Leadership and Technical Assistance (PLTW) Wednesday,
December 28, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Illinois public universities that are recognized by National PLTW to provide Pathway to Engineering Core Training and with the expertise to implement the provisions of this RFP. Steve Parrott at (217) 524-4832 or by e-mail at
FY 2017 Competency-Based High School Graduation Requirements Pilot Program Friday,
January 27, 2017
Public school districts serving grades 9-12. email