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Proposal Submission Details

2024 Illinois Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (FFY2023)

All submissions must be completed in Amplifund and submitted by 11:59 pm, March 23, 2023. The deadline date referenced in the Request For Application is for internal purposes only. 

Details To Note for the 2024 (FFY2023) Grant Cycle :

- Illinois has been allocated $544,223.76.

- Proposal grant cycle will start January 1, 2024 and final end date is September 29, 2026.

- The maximum grant award will be $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. 
  2. New this year you must apply through Amplifund.  Follow the links to register and apply:
  3. Register organization link:
  4. 2024 Request for Application
  5. SCBGP Performance Measures
    • Outcomes and Indicators each project must include.
  6. 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.
  7. Terms and Conditions
    • Allowable and Unallowable Expenses
    • Reporting Requirements

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