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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2018

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 continuation 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 Program (MMEP) 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 EDCO Collaborative to work on behalf of the MMEP 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 is eligible to apply for this grant.
Funding Type: Federal CFDA: 84.144
Funding: A total of $66,666 is available for this third and final year (FY18) of the grant.

Funding is contingent upon availability. All dollar amounts listed are estimated/approximate and are subject to change. If more funding is to become available it will be distributed under the same guideline as listed in the initial RFP document.

Fund Use: Management of and services provided for GOSOSY. Unallowable cost: food for staff trainings.
Project Duration: Upon approval - 8/31/2018
Program Unit: Office of Student and Family Support
Contact: Christine Cowen
Phone Number: (781) 338-6301
Date Due: Proposals must be received at the Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday, August 25, 2017.

Required Forms:
Download MS WORD Document
Part I - General - Program Unit Signature Page - (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants) (Complete and upload in EdGrants as a PDF with Signature)

Download MS EXCEL Document
Part II - FY18 New Budget Template - Online Budget Detail Pages (Submit in EdGrants - This is a budget template for the applicant to utilize while working through their final budget request in order to prepare for entering it into EdGrants. Please feel free to use this template when preparing for Application Submission. This Is Not the Budget. The actual final budget the applicant is requesting will be entered directly into EdGrants as part of the application submission process.)

Download MS WORD Document
Graduation and Outcomes for Success for Out-of-School Youth (GOSOSY) Migrant Education Program (MEP) Consortium Incentive Grant Assurances (Complete and upload in EdGrants signed Assurances as PDF).

Download MS WORD Document
Budget Narrative (Complete and upload in EdGrants as a Word document).

Additional Information:The sub-grantee must provide an annual evaluation and final performance report that assesses the effectiveness of the migrant education program and projects.

Submission Instructions: Submit all required grant materials through EdGrants no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, August 25, 2017.

In EdGrants, districts are required to create and name the project. Please use the following naming convention for your "Applicant Project Name" in EdGrants:
FY18 136 GOSOSY-MEP CIG - EDCO Collaborative.

All required forms should be uploaded / attached in the Attachments List formlet of the Application Submission. This includes a signed / scanned PDFs of Part I / Signature Pages, signed Grant Assurances page and budget narrative. The budget request will be entered directly into EdGrants as part of the application submission process.

For Guidance Documents regarding EdGrants, visit EdGrants: User Guides and Information.

Please note: It is up to the district to determine who they want to add as EdGrants Front Office users in order to submit grant application as well as payment request information. Please review the EdGrants: User Security Controls to make informed decisions regarding assigning your district level users.


Last Updated: August 7, 2017
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