Notice of Funding Opportunity
Beginning in 2022, the state of Illinois will solicit applications for grant programs that benefit nursing home residents and are designed to protect and/or to improve their quality of care or quality of life.
CMP applications will only be accepted if the project described will improve the quality of care or quality of life of residents residing in federally certified nursing homes. Applications will not be reviewed for projects outside the ones submitted on these Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs). NOFO 1, NOFO 2, and NOFO 4 are singular specific projects that last one year, and grant dollars are capped to the amount listed in each NOFO. NOFO 3 allows for multiple projects without the training requirements, but funding is capped overall.
CMP Reinvestment application submissions will be accepted according to the deadlines provided in the individual NOFOs.
Long-Term Care Accident Prevention Training Program Grant for Fiscal Year 2023
The competitive grant awarded under this NOFO will support a statewide training program that focuses on accident prevention. One grant applicant will be selected.
Long-Term Care Quality of Life Improvement Training Program Grant for Fiscal Year 2023
The competitive grant awarded under this NOFO will support a statewide training program that focuses on improving the quality of life for residents. One grant applicant will be selected.
Long-Term Care Quick Improvement Project Grants for Fiscal Year 2023
The competitive grants awarded under this NOFO will support projects completed within six months of the grant award. A minimum of 12 grant applicants will be selected to receive an award ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 with a total cap of $240,000. Each grant award will be for a single project to be completed at one or more facility(ies). Grant applicants may submit proposals for multiple projects, but they must be separate application submissions.
The competitive grants awarded under this NOFO will not support projects that are solely for adaptive communicative technology devices and accessories.
The project must provide the residents of long-term care facilities with a program or project deliverable that meaningfully improves the quality of life or quality of care for residents in the facility. These projects should deliver direct improvements to quality of life, direct improvements to quality of care, cultural change, alternatives to pharmacological interventions, alternative behavioral management, training programs, and implementation.
Long-Term Care Oral Health Improvement Program for Fiscal Year 2023
The competitive grant awarded under this NOFO will support a statewide oral health training program to improve the oral health status of facility residents, oral health knowledge, infection control, and actions of the facility’s direct care staff. One grant applicant will be selected.
The education and training program will focus on supporting good oral health practices, disease prevention, and establishing a provision for dental treatment for residents of long-term care facilities.