Cornerstone
CSFA Number: 592-00-1729
Agency Name
Office Of The State Fire Marshal (592)
Agency Contact
Ronny Wickenhauser
217-558-0577
Ronny.J.Wickenhauser@illinois.gov
Short Description
Makes firefighter skills training locally available at no cost to Illinois fire departments.
Federal Authorization
N/A
Illinois Statue Authorization
N/A
Illinois Administrative Rules Authorization
N/A
Objective
The Cornerstone Program delivers fundamental and essential skills training to local fire departments, MABAS Divisions and Mutual Aid Associations throughout the state. The goals of this program are to provide basic training on fire fighting at the firefighter, vehicle operator, company officer, and chief levels and to reach fire departments that have not been able to participate in the certification program.
Prime Recipient
Yes
UGA Program Terms
N/A
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations;
Applicant Eligibility
Only the Illinois Fire Service Institute is eligible for awards
Beneficiary Eligibility
N/A
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Subject / Service Area
Public Safety
Credentials / Documentation
N/A
Preapplication Coordination
Awards are based on available appropriations.
Application Procedures
Only the Illinois Fire Service Institute is eligible to apply for an award.
Criteria Selecting Proposals
N/A
Award Procedures
Only the Illinois Fire Service Institute is eligible for awards
Deadlines
N/A
Range of Approval or Disapproval Time
N/A
Appeals
N/A
Renewals
N/A
Formula Matching Requirements
This is a reimbursement program. The grantee must show expenditures that equal or exceed the grant amount each year.
Uses and Restrictions
Funds are restricted to be used on costs associated with the Cornerstone program.
Reports
Grantee submits requests for reimbursements. Those requests represent reports of expenditure of funds.
Audits
N/A
Records
The grantee must maintain, for a minimum of three years after the completion of the agreement, adequate books, records, and supporting documents to verify the amounts, recipients, and uses of all disbursements of funds passing in conjunction with the agreement. The agreement and all books, records, or papers related to the program, project, or use for which grant funds were provided and supporting document related to the agreement shall be available for review and audit by the Office, Auditor General, Attorney General, and Inspector General. The grantee must cooperate fully with any audit and to provide full access to all relevant materials. Failure to maintain the books, records, and supporting documents required by this section shall establish a presumption in favor of the State for the recovery of any funds paid by the State under the agreement for which adequate books, records, and supporting documentation are not available to support their purported disbursement. In the event that the grant is not expended in the manner approved, the recipient must refund the full amount of the grant award. Recovery of grant funds shall be accomplished in accordance with the Illinois Grant Funds Recovery Act (30 ILCS 705).
Account Identification
N/A
Obligations
$350,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
N/A
Program Accomplishments
N/A
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
N/A
Regional or Local Assistance Location
N/A
Headquarters Office
N/A
Program Website
https://www.fsi.illinois.edu/content/courses/programs/cornerstone/
Example Projects
N/A
Published Date
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $350,000
FY 2020 : $350,000
FY 2021 : $350,000
FY 2022 : $350,000
FY 2023 : $350,000
FY 2024 : $350,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
592-00-1729-2024Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)07/01/202306/30/2024450,000