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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2012

Community Adult Learning Center (Option 1 - ABE for the Homeless)
Fund Code: 340/345

Purpose: The purpose of this grant program is to provide access for undereducated and limited English proficient homeless adults to highly effective Adult Basic Education (ABE) services.
Priorities: Priorities are to support:
  1. programs and/or collaborations that provide homeless adults with the opportunity to access a seamless continuum of ABE services;
  2. programs and/or collaborations that can demonstrate the capacity to serve the homeless in an environment that is designed to meet their needs; and
  3. collaborations that demonstrate significant co-investment of homeless service providers and/or Community Adult Learning Centers.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are currently funded ABE for the Homeless programs.
Funding: Download PDF Document Download MS EXCEL file  See Table 1 - Funding Allocations (Subject to appropriation of adequate federal and state funds.)
Fund Use:
  1. Funds must be used to provide rate-based classes to homeless adults.
  2. Funds may be used to coordinate services with a Community Adult Learning Center to ensure that homeless adults have access to a full continuum of ABE services.
Project Duration: Fund Code: 345 7/1/2011 - 6/30/2012
Fund Code: 340 9/1/2011 - 8/31/2012
(Subject to appropriation of adequate federal and state funds.)
Program Unit: Adult and Community Learning Services
Contact: Olivia Steeleosteele@doe.mass.edu
Phone Number: (781) 338-3858
Dates Due: Fund Code 345: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Fund Code 340: Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Proposals must be received at the Department no later than 4:00 p.m. on the date due.
Required Forms:
  1. Download PDF Document Download MS WORD document  Part I - General - Program Unit Signature Page - (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)
  2. Download MS EXCEL file  Part II Budget Detail Pages (Include both pages.) -Instructions
  3. Budget Narrative(Narrative designed by applicants.)
  4. Download PDF Document Download MS WORD document  Part III - Required Program Information (Submit through the SMARTT Program Planning Module.)
  5. Download MS WORD document Download PDF Document  Statement of Assurances for Fund Codes: Statement of Assurances Fund Codes: 340/345
  6. Download MS WORD document Download PDF Document Statement of Assurances for Local Workforce Development Boards Fund Code: 345
  7. Download MS EXCEL file  Schedule B - Cost Sharing or Matching Schedule

Additional Information: View HTML Page  SMARTT Manual - FY2012

Note:Due to pending changes in the ESE Grants Management system, applicants may have to resubmit these and other pages in a new online form. In that case, ESE will provide training to successful applicants on the resubmission process.
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 3rdFloor
Malden, MA 02148-4906


Last Updated: April 21, 2011
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