Violent Death Reporting System
CSFA Number: 482-00-0921
Agency Name
Department Of Public Health (482)
Agency Contact
Jennifer Martin
Short Description
The purpose of the Illinois Violent Death Reporting System is to develop a state-wide data repository related to violent deaths.

With these data, policy makers and researchers will be able to analyze the causes and correlations of violent deaths in order to develop effective prevention policies and programs for the State of Illinois.

State appropriation identifies the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago as the grantee. The grant will provide $76,700 to maintain and expand the IVDRS between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

Applicant must submit a project plan that describes how the award will be executed. The project plan should include necessary detail to enable the agency to manage the grant agreement activity against planned project performance.
Subject Area
Program Function
Information and Statistics
Enabling Legislation
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago serves as the bona fide agent of the Illinois Department of Public Health for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Injury Prevention and Control's funded State Violent Death Reporting System Program.

Section 2310-25 of the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law (20 ILCS 2310)
Objectives and Goals
Grantee and subcontractor processes and methods should be designed to achieve the following objectives:

1. To collect and make available comprehensive, reliable and accurate data on violent

2. To coordinate state grant activities with the federal Violent Death Reporting System

3. To integrate the Illinois Violent Death Reporting System with Illinois’ electronic death

4. Produce high-quality reports and disseminate them according to the Child Health
Data Lab dissemination procedures.

5. Facilitate an advisory committee.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
All grant funds must be used for the sole purposes set forth in the grant proposal and application and must be used in compliance with all applicable laws. Grant funds may not be used as matching funds for any other grant program. Use of grant funds for prohibited purposes may result in loss of grant award and/or place the grantee at risk for recouping of those funds used for the prohibited purpose.
Eligibility Requirements
This is a direct appropriation for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago in the amount of $76,700.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Applications must be submitted via the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Electronic Grants Administration and Management System (EGrAMS), accessible at Applications will be reviewed and scored on the criteria outlined in the Criteria section by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois Violent Death Reporting System Grant Manager (state funds).
Assistance Consideration
No formula or matching requirements are prescribed.
Post Assistance Requirements
The grantee will be required to submit quarterly progress reports on their work plan objectives and monthly reimbursement certifications within 30 days after the reporting period.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2018 : $76,700
FY 2019 : $76,700
FY 2020 : $76,700
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
03282001HAnn and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago07/01/201906/30/202076,700