WIOA Statewide Activities - Nonformula
CSFA Number: 420-30-0075
Agency Name
Department Of Commerce And Economic Opportunity (420)
Agency Identification
Program 63-3, 63-4, 63-5, 63-8, 65-4
Agency Contact
John Barr
312/814-8428
John.W.Barr@illinois.gov
Short Description
Grants that are awarded to local workforce areas and other qualified organizations to provide the required and/or allowable statewide workforce activities as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Funds are provided by the United States Department of Labor authorized by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Public Law 113-128).
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Education Employment, Labor, and Training
Enabling Legislation
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act - Public Law 113-128
Objectives and Goals
Statewide activities grants support projects that address the priorities identified in the State of Illinois Unified Workforce Plan including pilots that integrate workforce, education and economic development services; that break down barriers to accessing job-driven training resulting in employment opportunities; and, that assist in the effective and efficient implementation of WIOA regulations within Illinois’ economic development regions.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Expenditures and authorized activities are defined by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Public Law 113-128) and the final regulations at 20 CFR 20 CFR Parts 603, 651, 652, 653, 654, 658, 675, 679, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, and 688. All grantees must comply with the program guidance and the uniform administrative requirements.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants include Local Workforce Innovation Areas (including their designated fiscal agents), Local Workforce Innovation Boards, and other qualified organizations with the capacity to administer the project or provide the services outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Education Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Grants are awarded based on the requirements outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity and the impact on the local workforce area and the State of Illinois.
Assistance Consideration
Grants are awarded based on the requirements outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity and the impact on the local workforce area and the State of Illinois.
Post Assistance Requirements
Local workforce areas must enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Commerce and follow the program regulations and the terms of the Grant Agreement.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Expenditures and authorized activities are defined by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Public Law 113-128) and the final regulations at 20 CFR 20 CFR Parts 603, 651, 652, 653, 654, 658, 675, 679, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, and 688. All grantees must comply with the program guidance and the uniform administrative requirements and state workforce policies.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $5,948,893
FY 2016 : $5,591,765
FY 2017 : $802,153
FY 2018 : $2,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details75-186 - 2017 WIOA Youth Career PathwaysNot Applicable10/26/2016 - 02/01/2017 : 5:00 PM
DetailsApprenticeship Plus Youth ProgramNot Applicable02/06/2017 - 04/17/2017 : 5:00PM
DetailsWIOA Statewide Workforce Innovation Program$100000 - $50000012/18/2017 - 08/15/2018 : 5:00 PM
DetailsIllinois Talent Pipeline$250000 - $50000012/21/2017 - 08/15/2018 : 5:00 PM
DetailsYouth Career Pathways Initiative$250000 - $50000002/16/2018 - 02/07/2019 : 5:00 PM
DetailsPY18 WIOA Statewide Workforce Innovation Program$50000 - $50000004/12/2019 - 05/01/2019 : 05:00pm
DetailsIllinois Talent Pipeline Program$50000 - $30000008/16/2018 - 02/07/2019 : 5:00 PM
DetailsWIOA Statewide Workforce Innovation Program$50000 - $25000011/08/2019 - 12/23/2019 : 3:00PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
17-633099TEC Services Consulting Inc09/01/201805/31/2020777,917
17-635002Businesses and Career Services, Incorporated10/01/201805/31/2020427,771
18-633080TEC Services Consulting Inc12/01/201806/30/2020400,000
18-633081St. Clair County12/01/201806/30/2020400,000
17-633093The Technology and Manufacturing Association06/01/201805/31/2020359,534