Quad Cities Graduate Study Center
CSFA Number: 601-00-0741
Agency Name
Board Of Higher Education (601)
Agency Contact
Bruce Bennett
Short Description
The Quad Cities Graduate Study Center (GradCenter) is an academic consortium that was founded in 1969 by members of the business, government, and education communities to increase access to high quality graduate-level programming and foster local economic growth. Today, the GradCenter is affiliated with ten member institutions that offer 110 graduate (MA, MS, Ed.S, Ed.D, DBA, and Ph.D programs to over 3,000 students annually.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
PA 098-0678 Section 20
Objectives and Goals
To increase access to high quality graduate-level programming and foster local economic growth
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
For the ordinary and contingent expenses of the GradCenter
Eligibility Requirements
Non-competitive, designated grant
Eligible Applicants
Application and Award Processing
Application requirements:
- A budget breakout by line item,
- A budget justification,
- A description of work activities, goals and objectives, and
- An evaluation plan describing how the project's effectiveness will be assessed in relationship to the stated goals and objectives.
Assistance Consideration
This award is a direct appropriation.
Post Assistance Requirements
Reporting Requirements include:
- Quarterly reporting using he IBHE online system,
- Program Evaluation report,
- Program Specific Audit.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2018 : $73,800
FY 2019 : $73,800
FY 2020 : $73,800
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
20QUADQuad Cities Graduate Study Center07/01/201906/30/202073,800