Early Childhood Construction Grants - FY19 Direct Appropriation
CSFA Number: 511-00-2108
Agency Name
Capital Development Board (511)
Agency Identification
Agency Contact
Erin Eoff
Short Description
These direct appropriation grants are issued by the Capital Development Board to identified recipients to renovate or expand early childhood centers or to make other capital improvements to increase their capacity to provide care and educational opportunities for children in underserved areas. CSFA 511-00-2225 was combined into this as the programs are the same
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
105 ILCS 230/5-300
Objectives and Goals
The objective of the grant program is to provide funding for the construction or renovation of early childhood centers to address the needs of underserved populations of young children in the State.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The Capital Development Board is authorized to make grants to public school districts and not-for-profit entities for early childhood construction projects. These grants shall be paid out of moneys appropriated for that purpose from the School Construction Fund. A public school district or other eligible entity must provide local matching funds in an amount equal to 10% of the grant under this Section. Grantee must use facility for purposes of providing early childhood education for a period of not less than ten years.
Eligibility Requirements
CDB received a direct appropriation for eligible grantees for these Early Childhood Construction Grants.
Eligible Applicants
For-Profit Organizations; Government Organizations;
Assistance Consideration
Grantees are required to pay 10% of the total project costs.
Post Assistance Requirements
Grantees are required to submit financial and performance reports. Grantees must retain all records related to the project for no less than three years following completion of the project.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
105 ILCS 230/5-300, 71 Ill. Admin. Code 43
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $5,875,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Metropolitan Family Services12/01/201912/01/20244,500,000
Gads Hill Center07/01/201806/30/20201,375,000