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Grants Administered by the New York State Education Department


Please click on the links to see information about the corresponding grant applications.


FY 2017 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities (SFAs)
Application Information FY 2017 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities (SFAs)
Purpose of Grant

The School Food Service Equipment Grant is intended to improve the infrastructure of the NSLP. This will be achieved by providing the opportunity for schools to purchase equipment to serve healthier meals that meet the updated meal patterns, improve the overall quality of meals, improve efficiency of production and service and expand participation in school meals programs.

Eligible Applicants All Recipient Agencies (RA) under a School Food Authority (SFA) participating in the NSLP in New York State are eligible (including public school districts, non-profit nonpublic schools, charter schools and residential childcare institutions). Priority will be given to RAs with 50 percent or more students eligible for free or reduced price meals and to RAs that did not receive a previous grant award through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Food Service Equipment Grant, the FY 2010, FY 2014, FY 2015 or the FY 2016 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities.  A list of RAs that previously received an equipment grant is available here: List of Previous GranteesAdobe PDF. The SFA will apply on behalf of their eligible RAs. The SFA will submit a separate application for each piece of requested equipment for an eligible RA.
Application Due Date

Postmarked by January 19, 2018

Questions

Questions regarding this grant must be emailed to foodequip@nysed.gov by December 15, 2017. A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted here no later than December 29, 2017.

Date Posted

December 8, 2017

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My Brother’s Keeper Exemplary School Models and Practices (ESMP)
Full RFP Document:

My Brother’s Keeper Exemplary School Models and Practices (ESMP)

Description

The purpose of the Exemplary School Models and Practices grant is to close the achievement gap and increase both the academic achievement and college and career readiness (CCR) of students with an emphasis on boys and young men of color.

The State Education Department will award grants to districts that will replicate their exemplary high-quality college and career readiness school models, programs, and practices that emphasize the needs of boys and young men of color in another district. The eligible applicant must partner with a demographically similar struggling or persistently struggling school in another district within their region to replicate these practices. Applicants who are districts contracting to provide American Indian Educational Services must partner with a demographically similar school district contracting to provide American Indian Educational Services that is a focus or priority school OR a school in which <50% of American Indian students have valid NYS test scores.


There are three regions for this RFP: districts contracting to provident American Indian Educational Services, NYC, and the rest of state.
Application Deadline

Full proposals must be postmarked by 12/18/2017

Refer to the full RFP documents for complete instructions.

Questions

Questions and Answers – Posted 11/30/17

Questions regarding this grant must be e-mailed to ModelRFP@nysed.gov  by 11/24/2017

A Question and Answers Summary will be posted here no later than 12/1/2017

Webinar will be available here on 11/17/2017

Webinar Recording of Informational Webinar – Posted 11/17/17
Date Posted: November 14, 2017

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2018-2023 Clinically-Rich Intensive Teacher Institute in Bilingual Education and English to Speakers of Other Languages (CR-ITI-BE/ESOL)
Application Information 2018-2023 Clinically-Rich Intensive Teacher Institute in Bilingual Education and English to Speakers of Other Languages (CR-ITI-BE/ESOL)
Purpose of Grant

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) is seeking proposals for the creation of a Clinically-Rich Intensive Teacher Institute (CR-ITI) in Bilingual Education (BE) and/or English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program, addressing the shortage of certified bilingual and ESOL teachers throughout New York State (NYS).

Application Due Date

January 5, 2018

Questions

All questions must be submitted via E-Mail to CRITIRFP@nysed.gov by December 1, 2017. A complete list of all Questions and Answers will be posted here no later than December 15, 2017.

Date Posted

November 13, 2017

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2017-18 Title I School Improvement Section 1003(a) Reward School Dissemination Grants – 4th Cohort
Application Information 2017-18 Title I School Improvement Section 1003(a) Reward School Dissemination Grants – 4th Cohort
Project Purpose

Section 1003(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires that State Education Agencies allocate funds to Local Education Agencies (LEA) to carry out the State's responsibilities under sections 1116 and 1117, which may include providing support to Reward Schools to mentor staff at Priority and Focus Schools and to refine and enhance the Reward School’s own best practices.

Application Due Date

September 22, 2017 

Detailed instructions are available on the Reward Schools Grant Application page.

Questions For additional information or assistance please contact:
fieldsupport@nysed.gov
Date Posted

September 12, 2017

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2017-18 Title I School Improvement Grant 1003 Basic
Application Information 2017-18 Title I School Improvement Grant 1003 Basic
Project Purpose

Section 1003 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires that State Education Agencies allocate funds to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) for Priority and Focus Schools to meet the progress goals in their District Comprehensive Improvement Plan and School Comprehensive Education Plan(s) (DCIP/SCEP) and thereby improve student performance.

Application Due Date

September 15, 2017 

Detailed instructions are available on the SIG Grant Application page.

Questions For additional information or assistance please contact:
SIGA@nysed.gov
Date Posted

August 7, 2017

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Additional Grants for the Expanded Prekindergarten for Three- and Four-Year Old Students in High-Need School Districts

10/12/17:

7/17/17:

6/28/17:

Full RFP Document:

2017-18 Additional Grants for the Expanded Prekindergarten for Three- and Four-Year Old Students in High-Need School Districts

Description

The purpose of Additional Grants for Expanded Prekindergarten for Three- and Four-Year Old Students in High Need School Districts is to increase the availability of high quality prekindergarten placements for high need children and schools within New York State.

Application Deadline

Full proposals must be postmarked by August 9, 2017.

Refer to the full RFP documents for complete instructions.

Questions Questions and Answers Adobe PDF document posted.

All questions must be submitted via E-Mail to PREKRFP@nysed.gov by close of business June 23, 2017.  A complete list of all Questions and Answers will be posted here no later than June 28, 2017.

Date Posted: June 14, 2017

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2017-2018 Removing Barriers to CTE Programs for English Language Learner’s and Students with Disabilities Grant Application

3/13/17:

  • IMPORTANT UPDATE: Application Due Date Extended to 3/17/17
    Due to inclement weather, the application due date has been extended from 3/14/17 to 3/17/17.

3/2/17:

  • Additional questions and answers posted.

2/22/17:

  • Due to the need for additional clarification for this grant opportunity, a revised RFP has been posted. This revised RFP includes new due dates for questions and submission.
  • Questions and answers document posted.
Full RFP Document:

2017-2018 Removing Barriers to CTE Programs for English Language Learner’s and Students with Disabilities Grant Application

Description

To ensure that all students have a pathway that leads to college and career readiness, $1 million is available to provide Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs with support and resources to eliminate barriers to Students With Disabilities (SWD) and English Language Learners (ELL)/Multilingual Learners (MLL), encourage participation in and equitable access to CTE programs and activities, and promote gender diversity in non-traditional career paths.

Application Deadline

Full proposals must be postmarked by March 17, 2017.

Refer to the full RFP documents for complete instructions.

Questions

Questions and Answers Adobe PDF – Posted 2/22/17
Questions and Answers Adobe PDF – Posted 3/2/17

All questions must be submitted via E-Mail to RemovingCTEBarriers@nysed.gov by February 28, 2017. A complete list of all Questions and Answers will be posted here no later than March 2, 2017

Date Posted: December 30, 2016

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2017-2022 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Application
ESSA, Title IV Part B
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The deadline for this grant opportunity has been extended from November 14, 2016 to November 21, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). NYSED has also amended the M/WBE Goal Calculation Worksheet. Please discard the previous version of the Worksheet and follow the revised instructions to complete the form. Review the revised GC17-001 grant application documents for additional information.
Full RFP Document:

2017-2022 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Application

Description

The purpose of 21st Century Community Learning Centers is to provide opportunities for communities to establish or expand activities in community learning centers that:

  1. provide opportunities for academic enrichment, including providing tutorial services to help students, particularly students who attend low-performing schools, to meet the challenging State academic standards;
  2. offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities, such as youth development activities, service learning, nutrition and health education, drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, arts, music, physical fitness and wellness programs, technology education programs, financial literacy programs, environmental literacy programs, mathematics, science, career and technical programs, internship or apprenticeship programs, and other ties to an in-demand industry sector or occupation for high school students that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students; and
  3. offer families of students served by community learning centers opportunities for active and meaningful engagement in their children’s education, including opportunities for literacy and related educational development.
Application Deadline

The due date for application submissions is November 21, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Complete applications must be submitted electronically via the FluidReview portal. Applications submitted via mail will not be reviewed.

Refer to the full RFP documents for complete instructions.

Questions

Questions and Answers Adobe PDF – Posted 10/26/16
List of Schoolwide Programs Adobe PDF – Posted 10/26/16

Questions regarding this Request for Proposals (RFP) must be submitted by E-Mail to: 21CRFP@nysed.gov  by October 11, 2016 and should not include questions related to the electronic submission of applications through the FluidReview portal.

A complete list of all questions and answers will be posted here no later than October 26, 2016.

Questions regarding the electronic submission of the RFP through the FluidReview portal should be directed to support@fluidreview.com. Please copy 21CRFP@nysed.gov on any communications with FluidReview regarding technical difficulties.
Date Posted: September 26, 2016

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FY 2015-18 Title I School Improvement Section 1003(a):
Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program

RECENT UPDATES

7/1/17: Update application documents for 2017-18 now available on the Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program Grant page.

Full RFP with Attachments FY 2015-18 Title I School Improvement Section 1003(a): Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program
Project Purpose

The purpose of the Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program is to increase student achievement in Priority and Focus Schools by encouraging greater socioeconomic integration in these schools. 

Title I School Improvement Grant funds under Section 1003(a) must be used to support Local Education Agencies (LEAs) that receive Title I funds and:

  • Serve the lowest achieving schools;
  • Demonstrate the greatest need for such funding;
  • Demonstrate the strongest commitment to ensuring that such funds are used to enable the lowest achieving schools to meet the progress goals in their school improvement plans; and
  • Have been identified for improvement based on the State’s accountability system.
Eligibility

Title I Focus Districts with poverty rates of at least 60% and at least ten (10) schools in their district are eligible to apply for this grant.  

Only Title I Focus or Priority Schools with a poverty rate of at least 70% are eligible for this program.  Charter Schools, Non-Title I Schools and Priority Schools receiving School Improvement Grants under Section 1003(g) or School Innovation Fund Grants are not for eligible for this grant.

Application Due Date

Update applications due Friday, July 28, 2017.

Detailed instructions are available on the Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program Grant page.

Date Posted

December 30, 2014

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Last Updated: December 8, 2017