Proposal Submission Details

2024 Illinois Specialty Crop Block Grant Program​​ (FFY2023)

All submissions must be sent to and submitted by 11:59 pm, March 17, 2023. The deadline date referenced in the Request For Application is for internal purposes only. Please check back for updates.

Details To Note for the 2024 (FFY2023) Grant Cycle:
- Illinois has been allocated $544,223.76.
- Proposal grant cycle will start on January 1, 2024, and final end date is September 29, 2026.
- The maximum grant award was $75,000.00

Checklist of Required Documents and Details

  1. State law requires entities to register and pre-qualify online at before applying for a state grant.  For further details, see the Notice of Funding Opportunity posted below. 
  2. New this year you must apply through Amplifund, link to the application coming soon!  Check back often.
  3. 2024 Request for Application
  4. SCBGP Performance Measures
    • Outcomes and Indicators each project must include.
  5. US Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service - W-9 Form
    • This form is required for payments by the Illinois Office of the Comptroller. It should be included in the submitted Proposal Packet.
  6. Terms and Conditions
    • Allowable and Unallowable Expenses
    • Reporting Requirements

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