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GATA Pre-Award Training Session On-demand (pre-recorded)

Be prepared for grant opportunities!

Complying with GATA Grant Requirements

When a notice is issued by a State agency to make funds available through a grant program, you must first complete the pre-award requirements which is the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA). GATA provides uniform guidance for all State of Illinois grant programs. All grant applicants and grantees must comply with GATA grant requirements. Learn what those requirements are by attending our Pre-Award Training Session at no cost.

AN IMPORTANT STEP FOR EVERY SMALL BUSINESS! This GATA Pre-Award training session will help you prepare and quickly act on the NOFO (Notice Of Funding Opportunity).

The Illinois Small Business Development (SBDC) at Bradley University, is offering this on-demand video training for you to review on your time.


  • Pre-qualification on the GATA Grantee Portal (must be completed before an entity can submit a grant application to the State of Illinois)
  • Completion of two risk assessments (must be completed at any time before the issuance of a state award. A) Internal Controls Questionnaire (ICQ) and; B) Programmatic Risk Assessment (PRAQ)
  • Obtaining your FEIN
  • Registering your business with the State of Illinois
  • Registering with the Department of Revenue
  • Obtaining a DUNS number
  • Registering with
  • Registering with GATA

This training will provide detailed information on all of the steps required in the GATA process.

Electronic handouts will be emailed to you after registering.

GATA Pre-Award Training Session On-demand (pre-recorded)

August 22 - 23

7:00 AM - 6:59 AM

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