DUI Basic Orientation Training
CSFA Number: 444-26-1567
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Contact
Joseph Tracy
Short Description
DUI Basic Orientation Training
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Public Health Service Act, Subpart II and III, Title XIX, Part B.
20 ILCS 301 Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act
Objectives and Goals
The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), referred to as DUI Basic Orientation Training Program, is to make an award to a contractor to assist the Department of Human Services/Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (IDHS/DASA) in meeting this statutory mandate through provision of five(5) three-day sessions scheduled between September 2017 and June 30, 2018. This training shall be made available to professional staff employed in Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drugs (DUI) Intervention programs licensed by IDHS/DASA and in accordance with applicable provisions contained 77 Ill Administrative Code, Part 2060. To ensure that the successful applicant can recoup any of its costs for such training, IDHS/DASA agrees that the applicant shall have exclusive rights to deliver this training.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
1. Pre-award costs are not reimbursable.
2. To be reimbursable under the DHS Uniform Grant Agreement, expenditures must meet the following general criteria:
a) Be necessary and reasonable for proper and efficient administration of the program and not be a general expense required to carry out the overall responsibilities of the Applicant.
b) Be authorized or not prohibited under federal, state, or local laws or regulations.
c) Conform to any limitations or exclusions set forth in the applicable rules, program description or grant award document.
d) Be accorded consistent treatment through application of generally accepted accounting principles appropriate to the circumstances.
e) Not be allocable to or included as a cost of any other state or federally financed program in either the current or a prior period.
f) Be specifically identified with the provision of a direct service or program activity.
g) Be an actual expenditure of funds in support of program activities.
3. The successful applicant may cancel or add training, move registrants into other scheduled training to ensure capacity and/or accept additional registrants to ensure that it is able to recoup its expenses. However, if training or a portion of training is not held for any reason, the applicant will not be eligible to receive that part of contract reimbursement. The amount will be determined by both parties. In the event that income exceeds expenditures, disbursement of excess income will be agreed upon by both parties.
4. IDHS/DASA staff may register two staff per training at no cost except for travel.


Unallowable expenditures for this award are identified in 2 CFR 200.
Eligibility Requirements
• Applicants that demonstrate the ability to design and provide training in a manner described in this notice and are endowed with adequate resources and experience to accomplish stated goals;
• Applicants that are in good standing with the Secretary of State;
• Applicants that have completed the GATA pre-qualification process;
• Applicants that have provided the requested information as outlined in this NOFO to be considered for funding;
• Applicants that have pre-qualified through the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Grantee Portal, www.grants.illinois.gov . During pre-qualification, Dun and Bradstreet verifications are performed including a check of Debarred and Suspended status and good standing with the Secretary of State. The pre-qualification process also includes a financial and administrative risk assessment utilizing an Internal Controls Questionnaire (ICQ). If applicable, the agency will be notified that it is ineligible for award as a result of the Dun and Bradstreet verification. The entity will be informed of corrective action needed to become eligible for a grant award.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Education Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Late applications will not be considered or reviewed unless the responsibility for delay is the state awarding agency’s control/responsibility.
Confirmation of submission will be sent via electronic mail documenting the date and time of receipt.

Content and Form of Application Submission
Application Content
Number of pages – Maximum of 5
Font size and typeface - Times New Roman 12
Margins – 1" margins
Paper size – 8.5" X 11"
Number of copies – 1
Assembly requirements – Title page with signatures on the front of the application
Appendix – 1 with a maximum of 2 pages
Electronic submission is permitted in Portable Document Format (PDF) readable format only.

Application Components/Review Information/Notifications
The application and copy must have the name and original signature of the Authorized Organization Representative on the title page. The title page shall also include the mailing address, email and phone number for the Authorized Organization Representative and the applicant’s Federal Tax Identification Number (FEIN).

The application must contain a project plan that does not exceed ten pages. The plan must include:
- Brief description of the applicant
- Applicant’s history in providing the services for which funding is requested
- Geographic areas that will be served, including each licensed site location
- DASA License numbers for all sites where funding is requested
- Type of service that will be provided at each funded location
- Target population for each service, including any specialized services or priority populations
- Identification of any evidence based practice utilized at each funded site
- Projected number of unduplicated patients that will be served annually
- A description of how integrated/coordinated services and or supports are utilized
- An assessment of the level of involvement with community self- help/recovery groups
- Specific performance measures (goals, measures, time lines)
Documents that are separately attached as references or confirmation commitments from third parties contributing to the project will not be counted toward the ten page project plan limitation.
If the application is approved, IDHS/DASA will request submission of a current IRS W-9, if not on file with IDHS already, and a copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from the Illinois Office of the Secretary of State.

Application Review Information
Cost sharing will not be considered in the evaluation of any application for funding from IDHS/DASA.

Each application will be evaluated on the following areas:
- Applicant’s history of providing the services for which funding is requested
- Applicant’s ability to address needs of the populations they propose to serve, including cultural and linguistic competency for the services provided
- Applicant’s ability to understand and accurately submit billing and service data
- Applicant’s history of compliance with Ill. Adm. Code, Part 2060
- Applicant’s history of fiscal compliance, including any applicable OMB circular reviews
- Applicant’s history relative to any consumer/services complaints
- Applicant’s ability to fully utilize past funding
- Applicant’s ability to provide recovery coaching and/or recovery based support systems that are linked with community based support or self-help groups

IDHS/DASA will provide notice to the successful applicant prior to executing an agreement for the award funds. This notice is not authorization to begin the proposal. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at this time.
The notice of award letter, sent under separate cover, and signed by the IDHS grants officer (or equivalent) is the authorizing document.
Assistance Consideration
A. Applicant Qualifications (30 points).
The purpose of this section is for the applicant to provide a description of experience and qualifications generally, and specific to the support of DUI Basic Orientation Training. The applicant is asked to describe its experience in providing training which will include but not be limited to describing the number of years and experience the applicant has with providing training and what that was comprised of and the number and topic areas of trainings the applicant has provided. The applicant should specifically describe familiarity with DUI rules and regulations and the mandatory DUI evaluation process and how this translates to training design.
B. Planning and Promotion of DUI Basic Orientation Training (20 points)
In this section, the applicant is expected to describe its planning process and how it addresses the needs of licensed providers related to mandatory training. Describe the process used to carry out training objectives. How does the applicant develop and promote media campaigns, training and marketing materials, as well as keeping providers informed about the availability of training. Is there an evaluation process used to determine the effectiveness of these activities?
C. Management Approach and Methodology (30 points)
Describe in this section the overall approach to managing and monitoring the contract and how you intend to ensure that management objectives and contract deliverables are accomplished. This description should encompass the approach to training and the strategy used to determine the structure and content of each event. Describe the decision making process employed to determine that the best use of resources and funding is practiced.
D. Resource Availability (20 points)
Describe what resources and other knowledge, skill, and abilities in addition to those specific to the duration of the funding cycle the applicant possesses or will budget for in order to support the objectives of IDHS/DASA DUI training. These may include but not be limited to the availability of space like meeting rooms, access to research and data that can be provided and shared with providers to enhance their abilities to deliver DUI services.
E. Budget Narrative/Document (Not scored, include as an attachment)
Provide a concise narrative (1-2 pages) and proposed budget document on how your budgetary goals will support program objectives. This should clearly demonstrate how funding will be used to cover the various expenses related to contracting with IDHS/DASA and subcontracting with other entities, if applicable.
Post Assistance Requirements

Each Applicant must maintain records which are consistent with their State laws and requirements.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
77 Ill Administrative Code, Part 2060
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2018 : $27,113
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
43CYZ03305-43CYZ03305UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD07/01/201906/30/202027,113