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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2015

Fund Code: 596
Competitive Academic Support Funding Opportunity Work and Learning School Year Program

Funds Allocated:$351,000 (State)
Funds Requested:$652,841
Purpose: The purpose of this state funding opportunity is to provide quality "work and learning" instruction in English language arts (ELA), mathematics and science and technology/engineering for the students in the Classes of 2003-2016 who have not passed the 10th grade MCAS needed to complete the state required Competency Determination for high school graduation. These services are to supplement currently funded local, state, and federal programs.
Number of Proposals Received:12
Number of Proposals Recommended:8
Number of Proposals Not Recommended:4
Result of Funding: This grant will support eight (8) districts/organizations in their implementation of school year "work and learning" academic support programs for a proposed 640 youth from the Classes of 2003-2016 who still need a Competency Determination for high school graduation. Grant awards range from $10,000 to $75,000.


RecipientsAmounts
Boston Private Industry Council$75,000
Brockton Public Schools45,000
Collaborative for Educational Services (Northampton)35,000
Holyoke Community College28,000
Justice Resources Institute (Taunton)10,000
Mount Wachusett Community College58,000
Taunton Area School to Career, Inc.25,000
Worcester Public Schools75,000
Total State Funds$351,000


Last Updated: August 8, 2014
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