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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2017

Adult Basic Education English Literacy and Civics Education
Fund Code: 359

Purpose:The purpose of this grant program is to strengthen and expand the focus of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instruction to include the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and civic participation, the naturalization process, civic participation, and United States history and government.
Priorities:The priority is to support programs that integrate English Literacy/Civics instruction and ESOL instruction.
Eligibility: This is a 5-year continuation grant. All recipients awarded in the FY2013 Open and Competitive process are eligible to apply and have demonstrated a satisfactory performance.
Funding:See Table 1 - Funding Allocations. Grant amounts were determined through a proposal review during the O&C process based on regional allocations that took into account past performance, need in the region and score of the proposal.
Fund Use:Funds must be used according to the rules, regulations, and guidelines of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Adult Basic Education Rates System.
Project Duration:9/1/2016 - 8/31/2017
Program Unit:Adult and Community Learning Services
Contact:Olivia Steele
Phone Number:781-338-3858
Date Due:Friday, July 8, 2016

Proposals must be received at the Department no later than 3:00 p.m. on the date due.

Required Forms:
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Part I — General - Program Unit Signature Page - (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)
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Part II — Budget Detail Pages (Include both pages.)
 
Budget Narrative (Narrative designed by applicants)
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Part III — Required Program Information (submit hard copies only)
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Statement of Assurances Fund Codes: 340/345/285/563/287/359/669
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Schedule B — Cost Sharing or Matching Schedule
Additional Information:
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Letter from ABE State Director
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Executive Summary
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Overview
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Submission of Proposals and related information
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SMARTT Manual - FY2017
Submission Instructions:Submit two (2) sets of the application each with the original signature in blue ink of the Superintendent/Executive Director/President.

Mail to:

Lorraine Domigan
Office Manager
Adult and Community Learning Services
Massachusetts Department of
Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street 3rd Floor
Malden, MA 02148-4906



Last Updated: April 28, 2016
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