Foster Care Agency
CSFA Number: 418-00-1316
Agency Name
Department Of Children And Family Services (418)
Agency Contact
Jeremy Harvey
312-814-4696
Jeremy.Harvey@illinois.gov
Short Description
Agencies that provide foster care
Specialized foster care-exempt from standardized specialized services
Foster care agencies using non-standardized program plans
Specialized foster care with standardized program plan and rates
Specialized foster care placement program--no longer accepting new referrals
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Income Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations;
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
DCFS’ Extended Family Services 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 2020 : $583,148
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCA-076187-0761874080Metropolitan Family Services07/01/201906/30/2020400,000
FAC-011126-0111269020Kaleidoscope, INC.07/01/201906/30/2020183,148