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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2012

Community Adult Learning Center Community Adult Learning Center (Option 3 - Family Literacy)
Fund Code: 340/345

Purpose: The purpose of this grant program is to support Community Adult Learning Centers that provide high quality Adult Basic Education and integrated family literacy services.
Priorities: Priorities are to support:
  1. Community Adult Learning Centers that propose services that are integrated with age appropriate childhood education and/or family services and can demonstrate significant co-investment of a partner;
  2. Community Adult Learning Centers that coordinate family literacy services with an early childhood education program and/or public school;
  3. Community Adult Learning Centers that coordinate family literacy services with a family support services (parenting support/education, interactive literacy) provider; and
  4. Family literacy services in communities that have identified the need for coordination between adult and children's educational services in their ABE strategic plan and/or a school or district improvement plan.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are currently funded Community Adult Learning Centers with Program Service Option 3 - Family Literacy.
Funding: Download PDF Document Download MS EXCEL file  See Table 1 - Funding Allocations (Subject to appropriation of adequate federal and state funds.)
Fund Use: Funds must be used to coordinate the collaboration between partnering organizations in order to support the integration of existing family literacy components (Adult Basic Education, early childhood education, interactive literacy, parenting support/education, and home visits) into a comprehensive and unified family literacy program.

Funds may be used to support a coordinator to identify and recruit families, and to serve as a liaison to partnering organizations (e.g., children's education program or public school and/or family service providers).
Funds may be used for interactive literacy activities (literacy based activities that promote interaction between parents and their children) and/or parenting support/education non-rate based classes.
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: Kathy Rodriguezkrodriguez@doe.mass.edu
Phone Number: (781) 338-3846
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: Download PDF Document Download MS WORD document  Part III - Required Program Information (Submit through the SMARTT Program Planning Module.)
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 the Program Service Option 3 application with the Community Adult Learning Center application package.
Submission Instructions: Submit the Program Service Option 3 application with the Community Adult Learning Center application package.

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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