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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs

FY2019: Graduation and Outcomes for Success for Out-of-School Youth (GOSOSY) Migrant Education Program (MEP) Consortium Incentive Grant

Fund Code: 136


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. The Massachusetts Migrant Education Program (MMEP) will collaborate with the other consortium states in implementing the project activities as described in the application.

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.


EDCO Collaborative is eligible to apply for this grant.

Funding Type:

Federal CFDA: 84.144


A total of $68,182 is available for this final continuation year. Funds for this grant were made available through an extension into FY19 of the authorizing language for the previous three-year grant (FY16-18).

Fund Use:

Management of and services provided for GOSOSY. Unallowable cost: food for staff trainings.

Project Duration:

Upon approval – 8/31/2019

Program Unit:

Office of Student and Family Support


Christine Cowen

Phone Number:

(781) 338-6301

Date Due:

Proposals must be received at the Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday, November 16, 2018.

Required Forms:
Download Word Document
Part I — General — Program Unit Signature Page — (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants) (Complete and upload a PDF with Signature)

Part II — Online Budget Detail Pages (Submit in EdGrants)

Download Word Document
Grant Assurances (Complete and upload signed Assurances as PDF)

Download Word Document
Budget Narrative (Complete and upload 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.


Submit all required grant materials through EdGrants no later than 5:00 pm on November 16, 2018.

In EdGrants, districts are required to create and name the project. Please use the following naming convention for your "Applicant Project Name" in EdGrants:

FY19 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 and signed Grant Assurances page. 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.

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


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