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Information of Person Providing Testimony

All fields are required in order to proceed to the next section. After the contact information has been completed, click "Add Program Request" to enter information regarding the funding request. You must click "Add Program Request" for each additional funding request.

Budget Hearings:

Please select one of the boxes to indicate which budget hearing you intend to speak or select the last option if you do not want to speak but want to submit a written funding request.

Select a program name. If you do not see the program, please select "Other - New" and provide a description of the program. Once this program request is completed, click "Save." To add additional programs, click "Add Program Request." Otherwise, proceed to submit.

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Please provide the Board with a description of your funding request and sufficient detail to justify the funding request. The Board has identified the following elements be included in this narrative: program description, program goals or what is expected to be accomplished with the funding, including, if possible, baseline data (for a prior year or current year for the program) and estimated data for FY 2025, assuming the funding request is funded and implemented.

Program(s) for Which Funding is Requested:

Please review the program information you have saved. You may select "Edit" or "Delete" to change program information or remove a program. If you select "Edit," the user must click the "Save" button in order to save any changes. If you select "Close" before you select "Save," then your edits will not be saved.

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Speaking Group

Speakers at each hearing will be grouped by the same or similar program requests. If you are testifying about more than one funding request, please select from the drop-down menu which program grouping you would like to join for your testimony.


Individuals may also submit additional information to advocate for their funding requests by emailing materials to Please be sure to include the reference number that is displayed once the information is submitted. This email address should only be used to submit supplemental materials. ISBE will only accept funding requests that were submitted using the online form.

  Once all information has been entered, the please check this box and then click the "Submit" button. Information cannot be changed after clicking the "Submit" button.

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