Grant Accountability and Transparency Act
Illinois Partners for Human Service hosted a series of workshops throughout the state in 2019 aimed at organizations with state contracts, in partnership with the Illinois Department on Human Services (IDHS), to promote awareness and understanding of the Illinois Grant and Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) process.
To learn more, download IDHS: An Introduction to the GATA Process and Rebuild Illinois: Improving Human Services Through Capital Investments.
Illinois was the first state in the country to adopt comprehensive grant reform to strengthen processes in the grant community. GATA was passed in July 2014 to increase accountability and transparency in the use of grant funds for state agencies.