Agency Advocate
CSFA Number: 418-00-1309
Agency Name
Department Of Children And Family Services (418)
Agency Contact
Jeremy Harvey
312-814-4696
Jeremy.Harvey@illinois.gov
Short Description
Individualized mentoring and support services for at risk school age children
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Income Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations;
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
DCFS’ Agency Advocate program is exempt from Uniform Guidance and GATA because it is a grant on behalf of a beneficiary and therefore exempt from this regulation.


In response to the Request for Exceptions to Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) and GATA, the Governor’s Compliance Office has approved the following exceptions for DCFS’ fixed rate agreements:

1. Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
2. Grant application
3. Merit Based Review
4. Uniform budget and budget template
5. Use of the DCFS template for fixed rate agreements in lieu of the Uniform Agreement
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $670,747
FY 2020 : $707,529
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details418Not Applicable06/14/2018 - 06/21/2018 : 17:00
Details418 - LAN 67Not Applicable05/09/2019 - 06/10/2019 : 17;00
Details418 - Cook County HIV ProgramNot Applicable05/21/2019 - 06/21/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Court Appointed Special Advocates Program$0 - $005/21/2019 - 06/21/2019 : 17:00
Details418-transition To Adult ServicesNot Applicable05/25/2019 - 06/25/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Safe Families PlusNot Applicable05/26/2019 - 06/26/2019 : 17:00
Details418 Court Appointed Special Advocates Pogram$0 - $007/08/2019 - 07/21/2019 : 17:00
Details418- Cook County HIV Program RepostNot Applicable07/23/2019 - 07/31/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Transition To Adult Services : REPOSTNot Applicable07/23/2019 - 07/31/2019 : 17:00
Details418 - Transition to Adult ServicesNot Applicable03/26/2020 - 05/10/2020 : 17:00
Details418 - Advocate Agency - Safe Families PLUSNot Applicable04/02/2020 - 05/17/2020 : 17:00
Details418 - Cook County HIV ProgramNot Applicable04/03/2020 - 05/18/2020 : 17:00
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
AVA-230662-2306629010Illinois Assn of CASA07/01/201906/30/20202,885,000
AVA-127147-1271473010Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence07/01/201906/30/2020159,200
AVA-550006-5500064010Safe Families for Children Alliance07/01/201906/30/2020146,190
AVA-033699-0336999060Hoyleton Youth & Family Services07/01/201906/30/2020125,000
AVA-011126-0111269040Kaleidoscope, INC.07/01/201906/30/2020110,266