School Construction Grant Program
CSFA Number: 511-00-1530
Agency Name
Capital Development Board (511)
Agency Identification
Agency Contact
Erin Eoff
Short Description
The Illinois General Assembly passed the School Construction Law? (Public Act 90-548) in December 1997. School Construction grants are awarded for new construction, additions, and renovations for k-12.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
105 ILCS 230/5-1
Objectives and Goals
For new construction, additions, and renovations of k-12.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Program authorizes funds on a matching basis for the construction.
Eligibility Requirements
Entitlement from ISBE
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
This is a non-competitive grant. Award based on entitlement from ISBE in accordance with the School Construction Law.
Assistance Consideration
The School Construction Grant requires the Grantee to provide a local share of the recognized project cost based on the grant index provided by ISBE.
Post Assistance Requirements
Grantee is required to submit quarterly and final reports. Grantee will be required to fulfill any applicable audit requirements of the Agreement.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
71 Ill. Admin. Code 40
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $4,745,011
FY 2018 : $4,745,011
FY 2019 : $4,745,011
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Wolf Branch SD11305/15/201905/14/20248,354,501
772-081-010Bluford Unit School District 31804/15/201704/14/20224,745,011