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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2012

Adult Basic Education English Literacy and Civics Education
Fund Code: 359

Purpose: The purpose of this grant program is to strengthen and expand the focus of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instruction to include the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and civic participation, the naturalization process, civic participation, and United States history and government.
Priority: The priority is to support programs that integrate English Literacy/Civics instruction and ESOL instruction.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are currently funded recipients that have demonstrated satisfactory performance.
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 according to the rules, regulations, and guidelines of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Adult Basic Education Rates System.
Project Duration: 9/1/2011 - 8/31/2012
(Subject to appropriation of adequate federal funds.)
Contact: Cheryl Pyburncpyburn@doe.mass.edu
Phone Number: (781) 338-3876
Date Due: 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: 359
  6. 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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