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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2017

Graduation and Outcomes for Success for Out-of-School Youth (GOSOSY) Migrant Education Program (MEP) Consortium Incentive Grant
Fund Code: 136

Purpose: The purpose of these non-competitive grant funds is to provide support for participation in the Graduation and Outcomes for Success for Out-of-School Youth (GOSOSY) Migrant Education Program (MEP) Consortium Incentive Grant authorized by section 1308(d) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Massachusetts Migrant Education will collaborate with the other consortium states in implementing the project activities as described in the application.
Priorities: In general, the priority is to fund the Massachusetts Migrant Education Program to work in collaboration with other State Title I Migrant Education Programs to meet the needs of a growing secondary-aged migrant out-of-school youth (OSY) population by:
  1. Increasing OSY content achievement and other outcomes as specified in their needs driven Learning Plan;
  2. Increasing staff skills and ability to deliver targeted instruction and services to OSY through professional development and learning; and
  3. Developing, vetting, and adopting state processes, procedures, and materials to better serve OSY.
Eligibility: EDCO Collaborative
Funding: A total of $66,666 is available for this second year (FY17) of the funding cycle. Continued funding for year three (FY18) will be pending appropriation.
Fund Use: Management of the MMEP, Graduation and Outcomes for Success for Out-of School Youth (GOSOSY)
Project Duration: Upon approval - 8/31/2017

The GOSOSY 136 grant has a three-year funding cycle. $66,666 in funding is available for FY17. Continued funding for year three (FY18) will be subject to future appropriations.
Program Unit: Office of Student and Family Support
Contact: Christine Cowen ccowen@doe.mass.edu
Phone Number: (781) 338-6301
Date Due: Friday, August 26, 2016
Non-competitive proposal must be received at the Department by 5:00 p.m. on the date due.
Note: Request for due date extension will be considered.
Required Forms:
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Part I — General — Program Unit Signature Page — (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)
Download Excel Document
Part II — Budget Detail Pages (Include both pages.)
  
Budget Narrative Form
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Part III — Graduation and Outcomes for Success for Out-of-School Youth (GOSOSY) Migrant Education Program (MEP) Consortium Incentive Grant Assurances
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Indirect Costs Calculation Worksheet
Additional Information:The sub-grantee must provide an annual evaluation that assesses the effectiveness of the migrant education program and projects.
EDCO Collaborative must collaborate with the award recipient of the Massachusetts Migrant Education Program for FY17.
Submission Instructions: Email one (1) complete application package to ccowen@doe.mass.edu and submit by mail two (2) complete application packages with original signatures of Agency Executive Director by August 26, 2016 to:

Christine Cowen
Office of Student and Family Support
Massachusetts Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906


Last Updated: August 24, 2016
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