Illinois eGrant is an online submission system for Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) grant applications and final reports and can be accessed directly at http://illinoisarts.eGrant.net/. The IAC has created this overview to provide information on how to access the system, create and manage an application, and submit an application or final report.
Illinois eGrant General Information
90 Minute Time-out: Illinois eGrant sessions will time-out after 90 minutes of inactivity. Five minutes before timing out, a pop-up warning will appear. To avoid losing any data, make sure to save all work before shifting attention away from the Illinois eGrant application.
Compatible Internet Browser: Illinois eGrant works best with Internet Explorer. Functionality may be limited using other browsers.
Secure and Non-secure Items Warning: Most of Illinois eGrant is hosted on a secure site (SSL), but it uses images such as the IACA logo stored in a non SSL location. This does not affect the security of personal information in Illinois eGrant.
Bullets and Special Characters: Avoid adding special formatting in Illinois eGrant data fields. Accents, bullets, and special characters do not translate properly after they are imported into the IACA database for reviewers to read. This formatting restriction does not apply to attachments loaded as PDFs into Illinois eGrant.
Creating an Application
Editing an Application
Submitting an Application
Viewing an Application
Technical difficulties with the Illinois eGrant system can be directed to Lynn Strehlow