Statewide Planning and Research Funds
CSFA Number: 494-00-1439
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Identification
Partial GATA Exempt. Exempt if awardee is LPA.
Agency Contact
Michael E. Vanderhoof
(217) 782-8080
michael.vanderhoof@illinois.gov
Short Description
The State Planning and Research Program funds are federal funds for States' statewide planning and research activities. The funds are used to establish a cooperative, continuous, and comprehensive framework for making transportation investment decisions and to carryout transportation research activities throughout the State. Please note: when other CSFA program funds are used as a match (typically 1437), they will be awarded/recorded under the specific CSFA program such as this one. Matching funding totals should be reduced from the matching program and added to the specific program.
Federal Authorization
Highway Planning and Construction
Illinois Statue Authorization
N/A
Illinois Administrative Rules Authorization
23 U.S.C. 505
Objective
To conduct transportation planning or activities that support transportation planning and programming.
Prime Recipient
Yes
UGA Program Terms
N/A
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations;
Applicant Eligibility
Statewide Planning & Research (SPR)funds are used to support planning and research activities. The funds are used to establish a cooperative, continuous, and comprehensive framework for making transportation investment decisions and to carryout transportation planning and research activities throughout the State. Eligible activities include: •Planning studies •Data purchase, collection, and/or analysis •Research activities •Program development activities •Performance management activities •Coordination/outreach activities
Beneficiary Eligibility
State transportation departments, and in some instances, Federal agencies, other State agencies, local agencies, and private, community-based organizations.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Subject / Service Area
Government Services
Credentials / Documentation
The funds are used to establish a cooperative, continuous, and comprehensive framework for making transportation investment decisions and to carryout transportation research activities throughout the State.
Preapplication Coordination
Provide request to Bureau Chief of Planning including scope of use, amount requested, and anticipated expenditure date/length of use. NOFOs are announced every two years.
Application Procedures
Applicants should submit application, GATA application, GATA PRA and GATA budgets based upon the total estimated costs for the project including all funding sources. Pay attention to applicable program specific instructions, if attached. The applicant organization should refer to 2 CFR 200, “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards” cited within these instructions.
Criteria Selecting Proposals
DOT evaluated proposed projects based on the following criteria: Studying or implementing a goal strategy or objective within the state's Long Range Transportation Plan or one of the Department's associated plans. Implementing a performance based program development process. Implementing asset management. Benefiting a disadvantaged/economically distressed community
Award Procedures
DOT evaluated proposed projects based on the following criteria: Studying or implementing a goal strategy or objective within the state's Long Range Transportation Plan or one of the Department's associated plans. Implementing a performance based program development process. Implementing asset management. Benefiting a disadvantaged/economically distressed community
Deadlines
Spring
Range of Approval or Disapproval Time
N/A
Appeals
N/A
Renewals
N/A
Formula Matching Requirements
Typically, 80% of costs are federally funded with a 20% matching requirement.
Uses and Restrictions
N/A
Reports
BoBS 2832
Audits
Grantee shall be subject to the audit requirements contained in the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31 USC 7501-7507) and Subpart F of 2 CFR Part 200, and the audit rules and policies set forth by the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget. See 30 ILCS 708/65(c); 44 Ill. Admin. Code 7000.90 Compliance with GATA CYEFR requirements is required.
Records
Grantee shall maintain for three (3) years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report, adequate books, all financial records and, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to this Award, adequate to comply with 2 CFR 200.333, unless a different retention period is specified in 2 CFR 200.333 or 44 Ill. Admin. Code §§ 7000.430(a) and (b). If any litigation, claim or audit is started before the expiration of the retention period, the records must be retained until all litigation, claims or audit exceptions involving the records have been resolved and final action taken.
Account Identification
011-49407-1900-1000
Obligations
FY22 $24,000,000 FY23 $24,000,000 FY24 $26,000,000 FY25 $26,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Federal-aid highway funds are provided to States on an annual basis, by a combination of statutory formula and discretionary allocation.
Program Accomplishments
The funds are used to establish a cooperative, continuous, and comprehensive framework for making transportation investment decisions and to carryout transportation planning and research activities throughout the State.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
23 CFR, "Highways" and 49 CFR, "Transportation", and 2 CFR 200, Grants and Agreements. http://www.fhwa.gov , http://www.idot.illinois.gov
Regional or Local Assistance Location
http://www.idot.illinois.gov
Headquarters Office
IDOT, 2300 S Dirksen Parkway, 62564
Program Website
http://www.idot.illinois.gov
Example Projects
Metra's Systemwide On/Off Rail Ridership Counts , Passenger Rail Feasibility Study between Rockford IL & IA
Published Date
10/7/2020
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $2,400,000
FY 2018 : $2,400,000
FY 2019 : $24,000,000
FY 2020 : $24,000,000
FY 2021 : $24,000,000
FY 2022 : $24,000,000
FY 2023 : $24,000,000
FY 2024 : $26,000,000
FY 2025 : $26,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details494-00-1439$0 - $2475010/07/2020 - 06/30/2024 : 5:00 PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Chicago)02/01/202306/30/2024983,988
24-1439-45338Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)06/01/202305/31/2029875,000
21-1439/1437-24368-A3 (Not exempt from GATA Requirements, Grantee is a NFP)South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association03/01/202112/31/2025398,917
22-1439-1437-30956-A1 (not GATA Exempt, grantee is a Special Act. Corporation)Upper Mississippi River International Port District01/01/202206/30/2025320,000
23-1439/1437-38780Blackhawk Hills03/01/202309/30/2025233,020