State Rail Grant Program
CSFA Number: 494-81-1597
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Contact
Samuel Tuck
Short Description
Grant program for Public entities to assist in the creation, expansion or restoration of rail service to industries/facilities to encourage economic development
Subject Area
Economic Development
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
20 ILCS 2705/2705-240
Objectives and Goals
Economic development increasing/retaining Illinois jobs by assisting in improved rail access for industries
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Capital improvements related to the construction, expansion, restoration of railroad track and/or facilities
Eligibility Requirements
As indicated in NOFO
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Application process as indicated in specific NOFO
Assistance Consideration
State assistance will be on a reimbursement basis for authorized project costs
Post Assistance Requirements
Funding recipient is required to keep all grant records for 3 years (or as otherwise indicated in grant
agreement) after final payment
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2018 : $2,580,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details18-1597-001Not Applicable09/18/2017 - 03/30/2018 : 5:00 PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
18-1597-5955City of Rochelle03/30/202010/31/20202,580,000