The ECBG – Prevention Initiative (PI) provides intensive, research-based, and comprehensive child development and family support services for expectant parents and families with children from birth to age 3 to help them build a strong foundation for learning and to prepare children for later school success.
FY20 Prevention Initiative (PI) RFP Proposals can be submitted electronically through the ISBE Attachment Manger, mailed, or hand delivered no later than June 10, 2019, at 4 p.m. Late proposals will not be accepted. Directions for each submission method are found below. Only proposals submitted using official RFP forms and attachments will be considered. Additional documents, unless requested, will not be evaluated.
Electronic Submission: Completed proposals submitted electronically should be scanned into one PDF with all supporting documents and required signatures. The attachments should be printed, official authorized signatures placed, and scanned as one file before upload. Upload via the
ISBE Attachment Manager. Choose FY20 Early Childhood RFP from the drop down menu in Receiver Information. Submit the application using the button at the bottom of the page.
Mailed Proposals: Mail the original and one USB flash drive to ISBE Early Childhood Division, 100 North First Street, E-225, Springfield, IL 62777 to ensure the NOFO/RFP response is in the ISBE offices no later than June 10, 2019, at 4 p.m. It is advised to use certified mail with guaranteed delivery date and a return receipt requested.
Hand Delivered: Proposals may be hand-delivered to the following location:
100 North First Street
NOTE: The State of Illinois Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) requires applicants to complete pre-qualification requirements before applying for an FY 2020 grant. This includes completion of the Grantee Registration and Pre-qualification process through the
Illinois GATA Web Portal. Grant applications must be submitted by the application deadline indicated in this NOFO/RFP.
Grant applicants are required to complete an FY 2020 Fiscal and Administrative Risk Assessment in the form of an Internal Controls Questionnaire (ICQ) available through the GATA Web Portal and an FY 2020 Programmatic Risk Assessment through the ISBE Web Application Security (IWAS) system. Grant awards will not be executed until the FY 2020 ICQ and Programmatic Risk Assessments are completed.