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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2012

Adult and Community Learning Services

OVERVIEW - STANDARD APPLICATION FOR PROGRAM GRANTS

The ESE's Application for Program Grants includes:

  • Part I, General - Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grantscover page, which requires an original signature by the Superintendent/Agency Head for each Fund Code; and
  • Part II, Budget Detail, which is presented in a summary format.

All applicants are advised that: (1) federal and state regulations require that separate and auditable records be maintained for eachproject for grant funding and any required matching share; and (2) funds must be administered in compliance with relevant federal or state laws, regulations, and policies.

There are three standard schedules that should be used as needed or directed.

  • Schedule A is used to allow a number of communities to pool their assigned funds to operate a program in a more cost effective mannerora number of districts to assign funds to another district or a collaborative to operate a special program.
  • Schedule B is used to document local matching contributions in grants that have cost sharing or matching requirements.
  • Schedule C is to be used if the applicant agency is proposing to operate a grant project that will be a collaborative effort among a number of agencies.

Part III - Required Program Information asks for information needed to comply with state or federal requirements. All programs require narrative information according to particular guidelines as specified in the RFP. With the exception of Fund Code: 342, all applicants will respond to Part III - Required Program Information through the System for Managing Accountability Through Technology (SMARTT) Program Planning Module.

System for Managing Accountability Through Technology
In addition to the Standard Application for Program Grants, applicants must complete the required elements of the System for Managing Accountability and Results Through Technology (SMARTT) online.



Last Updated: April 19, 2011
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