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epic logoSupplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Program Portal Management (EPIC)
Illinois workNet Portal System will provide online customer and program provider outreach engagement, facilitation, management, tracking, and reporting tools to manage the SNAP E & T program management portal.
Grantor: DCEO
Grant Amount: $963,365
Project Time Line: October 9, 2015 – December 31, 2018
Website URL: https://www.illinoisworknet.com/EPIC/AboutEPIC1/Pages/About.aspx

cti logoCredential Registry with Directory Application Pilot Project
Utilize the Learning Registry as a national credential descriptor registry; design and develop a set of interoperable technologies to improve transparency, trust, and comparability; alleviate barriers to open access to credential and competency information.
Grantor: George Washington University
Grant Amount: $1,005,028
Project Timeline: July 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017
Website URL: http://credreg.net/

CareerConnect IWIS-IWDS System Interface Development
Chicago Workforce Partnership – Illinois Workforce Development System API for Integrated Workforce Information System
Grantor: Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
Grant Amount: $200,300
Project Time Line: September 22, 2014 – May 31, 2017
Website URL: http://www.workforceboard.org/a/integrated-workforce-information-system-(iwis)-initiative/

dei logoDisability Employment Initiative 
Improve training and employment outcomes for persons with disabilities by providing a framework for local service delivery.
Grantor: Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
April 1, 2014 – January 31, 2017
Grant Amount:$302,618
Website URL: https://www.illinoisworknet.com/disabilityworks

talent pipeline logoTalent Pipeline Management
Develop an app tool for implementing strategies for building talent pipelines to benefit employer-led networks, education and training providers, and credentialing organizations.
Grantor:  U.S. Chamber of Commerce
July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
Grant Amount:  $225,000
Develop an app tool for implementing strategies for building talent pipelines to benefit employer-led networks, education and training providers, and credentialing organizations.
Website URL: https://www.illinoisworknet.com/partners/Pages/iltalent.aspx

ioer logoIllinois Open Educational Resources (IOER)
Coordinate and work with ISBE on planning, testing, and implementing Open Educational Resources (OER) by offerings tools for curating, sharing and creating education and career development resources.
Grantor:  Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
Grant Amount:  $200,000

Website URL: http://ioer.ilsharedlearning.org/

Illinois workNet WIOA Programs FY17—--Career Services (Task 1)

Grantor:  DCEO

October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

Grant Amount:  $499,771

Description:  Develop and support electronic tools and services offered on Illinois workNet to support workforce development in administering the required statewide activities under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Website URL: https://www.illinoisworknet.com/

Illinois workNet WIOA Programs FY17—Rapid Response (Task 2)

Grantor:  DCEO

October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

Grant Amount:  $499,771

Description:  Develop and support electronic tools and services offered on Illinois workNet to support workforce development in administering the required statewide activities under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Website URL: https://www.illinoisworknet.com/ 

Illinois workNet WIOA Programs FY17—Strategic Workforce Initiatives (Task 3) 

Grantor:  DCEO

October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

Grant Amount:  $496,081

Description:  Develop and support electronic tools and services offered on Illinois workNet to support workforce development in administering the required statewide activities under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Website URL: https://www.illinoisworknet.com/