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Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs: FY2014

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: See Table 1 - Funding Allocations
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: 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014
Program Unit: Adult and Community Learning Services
Contact: Mary Rauh mrauh@doe.mass.edu
Phone Number: (781) 338-3876
Date Due: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Proposals must be received at the Department no later than 3:00 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. Download PDF document Download MS WORD Document  Part III - Required Program Information - (Submit hard copies only)
  4. Download PDF document Download MS WORD document  Statement of Assurances
  5. Required SMARTT Program Planning Requirements
  6.  Download MS EXCEL document  Schedule B - Cost Sharing or Matching Schedule
Additional Information:
  1. SMARTT Manual - FY2014
  2. Download PDF document Download MS WORD document  ABE State Director Letter
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 3rd Floor
Malden, MA 02148-4906


Last Updated: August 1, 2013
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