Bullying Prevention (BP)
CSFA Number: 546-00-2118
Agency Name
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (546)
Agency Contact
Shai Hoffman
(312) 814-0706
Shai.Hoffman@Illinois.gov
Short Description
The Trauma Responsive Schools grants will assist schools in completing the Trauma Responsive Schools Implementation Assessment (TRS-IA) assessment and in developing an action plan to improve the school climate.
Subject Area
Public Safety
Program Function
Law, Justice, and Legal Services
Enabling Legislation
(105 ILCS 5/27-23.7) Sec. 27-23.7. Bullying prevention / Illinois Senate Bill 2047
Objectives and Goals
• Identify multi-disciplinary school team members (team) for each proposed school. • Train each team on the project’s purpose and the assessment tool. • Develop a timeline that specifies team role/responsibilities to apply the assessment tool. • Conduct the assessment for each proposed school. • Using the assessment, develop an action plan for each proposed school that outlines key activities and responsible staff.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The funds under the Bullying Prevention grant program will assist schools in completing the Trauma Responsive Schools Implementation Assessment (TRS-IA) assessment and in developing an action plan to improve the school climate. Unallowable costs include the following: Lease of implementing agency-owned equipment, Rent of agency-owned space, Interest, Costs incurred before or after the period of performance, Fundraising, Lobbying.
Eligibility Requirements
This program design requires at least 5 years’ experience providing training and technical assistance to schools on bullying prevention, social and emotional learning, and/or trauma-aware climate initiatives. ICJIA assessed agencies with the experience and capacity to meet the program design and requirements and has identified the entities below due to their experience and capacity to implement program requirements in a short time frame. The following entities are eligible to apply: • Center for Childhood Resilience at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago • Center for Rural Health at Southern Illinois University
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Education Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations;
Assistance Consideration
N/A.
Post Assistance Requirements
Grantees are required to submit monthly and/or quarterly data and fiscal reports.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $443,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
SIU School of Medicine Springfield09/01/201906/30/2020198,466
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago09/01/201906/30/2020193,809