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Event Name:
IHSA Grant Writing Support for the PFA/PFAE and PI

The IL State Board of Education (ISBE) released their Request for Proposals last week. We would encourage all to apply and we are going to try and make this as easy as possible. IHSA wants to help you with your grant writing and we have created several virtual events and resources to help. 

If you are interested in any of these supports we ask that you register here (insert using this link.  After registration the resources and a zoom link will be sent.  There is no cost for any of the IHSA supports.  Please let us know if you have any questions or if we can support you in any way.

Topic: IHSA Grant Writing Support
Time: May 11, 2023 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
        Every week on Thu, until Jun 1, 2023, 4 occurrence(s)
        May 11, 2023 11:00 AM
        May 18, 2023 11:00 AM
        May 25, 2023 11:00 AM
        Jun 1, 2023 11:00 AM

Event Date:

Event Time:
(4 Occurrences): May 11, 2023 11:00 AM | May 18, 2023 11:00 AM | May 25, 2023 11

Setting: Live Virtual

Contact Person:
Catherine Welsh
(phone: 12173815007)

IHSA Support Webinar Series Includes:
Thursday, May 11th - 11:00 - 1:00 pm 
Riverbend Head Start & Family Services - presentation on layering/blending PFAE/PFA 
Overview of the PFA and PFAE RFP 
Review of support documents - 
  • PFA/PFAE Writing Guides 
  • PFA/PFAE Proposal Review Checklists

Thursday, May 18th - 11:00 - 12:30pm
Catholic Charities/Joliet - presentation on layering/blending PI
Overview of PI RFP
Review of support documents 
  • PI Writing Guide 
  • PI Proposal Review Checklist

Thursday, May 25th - 11:00 - 12:30pm

(Invited - waiting for confirmation) Champaign County Regional Planning Commission presentation on layering/blending  PFA/PFAE
(Invited - waiting for confirmation) Metropolitan Family Services - presentation on layering/blending PFA and PI
Thursday, June 1st - 11:00 - 12:30pm
Open Office Hours - individualized support; ask the experts

Review team in place to review draft applications and provide feedback.  Review team is composed of retired directors who are no longer attached to a HS/EHS program.  All applications must be received by noon on Monday, June 5th and feedback by the review team will be returned no later than close of business on June 9th. Applications are due on June 14th.

Event Registration: