Bi-State Regional Commission

A Forum for Inter-governmental Coorperation and Delivery of Regional Programs


  • Grant Updates

    Federally, local governments can check the following link for the latest federal discretionary grants: USDOT Key Notices of Funding Opportunity.  Federal grants require registration in, and EUI-Entity Identifier, a 12-character unique number assigned to all entities who must register to do business with the federal government in SAM-System for Award Management.  If you are considering a federal grant, it will be important to have an EUI and be registered in SAM.

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  • Quad Cities MPO News

    The FFY2025-2028 MPO Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) was adopted on June 25, 2024 by the Transportation Policy Committee. The TIP is a summary of roadway, public transit, trail, and related projects that are expected to be initiated during the next four years and will be financed in whole or in part with federal and/or state funds. Regionally significant projects requiring FHWA or FTA approval, regardless of the funding source, shall also be included. The four-year program is a result of requirements outlined in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) or Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Act (BIF). Please contact Sarah Bambas at 309-793-6300 Ext. 1131 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about the TIP.

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  • Quad City Health Initiative

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    The Quad City Health Initiative (QCHI) was formed in 1999 and a cross-community partnerships to create a healthy community. The 2021 Vision states: “The Quad Cities region is united as one vibrant, diverse, collaborative community with engaged citizens, safe, thriving neighborhoods, and equitable and inclusive access and opportunities for overall health and social well-being.” 

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The current contract for testing services for the Drug and Alcohol Consortium will expire at the end of 2023. Therefore Bi-State is putting out a request for proposals (RFP) from qualified vendors for services in 2024. Prospective vendors will need to create a document detailing their ability to fulfill the needs of the Consortium and provide an estimate of prices for services rendered. The deadline for RFPs is June 30. IF there are questions, please contact David Kovarik via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 309-793-6300 x 1139.  Click the link below to access the full RFP.

pdf 2023 DATC RFP (120 KB)

Response to Questions about 2023 DATC RFP
pdf Responses for DSIMED (120 KB)


Mission Statement

A local, voluntary organization of five counties and 47 municipalities. We serve as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and delivery of regional programs and to assist member local governments in planning and project development.