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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2018

Massachusetts Migrant Education Program Carryover (FY17 Funds)
Fund Code: 137

Purpose: The purpose of these continuation grant funds is to provide funding to EDCO Collaborative to identify and address the unique educational needs of migratory children.
Priorities: In general, the priority of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (Department) is to fund EDCO Collaborative to facilitate the operation of the State Title I Migrant Education Program in the most cost-effective manner designed to meet the needs of migrant children.

See the Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Fund Code (FC) 308 Massachusetts Migrant Education Program (MMEP) funding opportunity for more details.

Eligibility: EDCO Collaborative is eligible to apply for these funds.

Funding Type: Federal CFDA 84.011

Funding: Approximately $13,470 is available for this carryover 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 the MMEP, assistance and support of the Department in the provision of Title I Migrant Education projects at identified project sites. Unallowable costs: food for staff trainings.

Fund use must align with Part III - Required Program Information submitted under FY18 FC 308 MMEP grant.

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 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 original signature)

Download MS EXCEL Document
FY18 New Budget Template - Online Budget (submit in EdGrants) FY18 New Budget Template (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
Budget Narrative (Complete and upload in EdGrants as Word document.)

Please note: Information about the use of these funds should be included in the Part III - Required Program Information for the FY18 FC 308 MMEP application. The Grant Assurances for FY18 FC308 MMEP also cover these carryover funds.

Additional Information:Please see the FY18 MMEP funding opportunity for additional information. These carryover funds are intended to be used to support the programming and activities described in that application.

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 137 Migrant Education Program Carryover (FY17) - 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 the grantee is requesting 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 8, 2017
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