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Timeline

The ICSB holds two application cycles per year: one in the Spring and one in the Fall. Below please find the timeline for the Spring 2014 application cycle. 

Fall 2014 Application Timeline

DATE ACTIVITY
June 18 The ICSB releases the Request for Proposals.
July 8 The ICSB holds a WebEx training session to provide applicants with an overview of Review Room and the application components. Visit the ICSB's Application Steps for more information.
July 9 The Letter of Intent form is due. All applicants are required to complete and submit this non-binding form indicating interest in applying to the ICSB. The forms must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. EDT.
August 6 Proposals are due. All material must be submitted in complete and final form by 12:00 p.m. (NOON) EDT.
September 3 –September 11 Applicant capacity interviews are held. Evaluators will interview applicant teams to explore questions and concerns raised by the applications and to assess founding team capacity to implement the proposed program effectively.
September 8 –  September 19 Public hearings are held. As required by Indiana law, public hearings will be held to allow for public comment from community members. ICSB staff and Board members attend.
Week of October 13 Board meeting is held. ICSB Board members will conduct a final Q&A with each applicant group and make qualification decisions based on recommendations from ICSB staff and any additional information considered by the ICSB.

Spring 2015 Application Timeline

DATE ACTIVITY
TBD The ICSB releases the Request for Proposals.
TBD The Letter of Intent form is due. All applicants are required to complete and submit this non-binding form indicating interest in applying to the ICSB. The forms must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. (NOON) EST.
TBD Proposals are due. All material must be submitted in complete and final form by 12:00 p.m. (NOON) EST.
TBD Applicant capacity interviews are held. Evaluators will interview applicant teams to explore questions and concerns raised by the applications and to assess founding team capacity to implement the proposed program effectively.
TBD Public hearings are held. As required by Indiana law, public hearings will be held to allow for public comment from community members. ICSB staff and Board members attend.
TBD Board meeting is held. ICSB Board members will conduct a final Q&A with each applicant group and make qualification decisions based on recommendations from ICSB staff and any additional information considered by the ICSB.