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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2012

Fund Code: 310-A
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act

Funds Allocated: $740,00 (Federal)
Funds Requested: $843,000
Purpose: The purpose of the grant program is to provide funds for school districts to ensure that homeless children and youth, including preschool children, enroll in school, attend on a regular basis, and succeed with their studies.
Number of Proposals Received: 26
Number of Proposals Recommended: 23
Number of Proposals Not Recommended: 3
Result of Funding: This grant program will assist 23 school districts in the provision of supplemental educational programming and related services for approximately 9,200 homeless children and youth and of professional development for 4,000 district staff regarding homelessness and its affect on children and youth.

Grant awards range from $15,000 to $60,000.
RecipientAmount
Barnstable Public Schools$20,000
Boston Public Schools50,000
Brockton Public Schools30,000
Cambridge Public Schools30,000
Chicopee Public Schools35,000
Fall River Public Schools35,000
Fitchburg Public Schools30,000
Framingham Public Schools30,000
Holyoke Public Schools40,000
Lowell Public Schools35,000
Lynn Public Schools40,000
Malden Public Schools35,000
Marshfield Public Schools20,000
Monson Public Schools20,000
New Bedford Public Schools40,000
North Adams Public Schools15,000
Orange Public Schools20,000
Quincy Public Schools35,000
Springfield Public Schools50,000
Triton Regional School District30,000
Waltham Public Schools20,000
Weymouth Public Schools20,000
Worcester Public Schools60,000
Total Federal Funds$740,000


Last Updated: August 18, 2011
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