Grants and Other Financial Assistance Programs

FY2021: Special Support Earmark

Fund Code: 192

Purpose / Priorities:

The purpose of this RFP is to administer state legislative earmarks to Public School districts as outlined in the FY2021 state budget.

Eligibility:

As outlined in the FY2021 state budget language associated with the DESE admin account.

Funding Type:

State Funded Legislative Earmark

Funding:

As outlined in the FY2021 state budget language $875,000 is available.

Funding is contingent upon availability. All dollar amounts listed are estimated/approximate and are subject to change. If more funding is to become available it will be distributed under the same guideline as listed in the initial RFP document.

Fund Use:

As outlined in the state budget language associated with the DESE admin account.

Project Duration:

Upon Approval – 6/30/2021

Program Unit:

Center of Administration & Finance / Grants Management

Contact:

For questions regarding EdGrants submission contact the Grants Management Unit at (781) 338-6595.

For questions regarding use of funds / budgeting contact Jessica Leitz, Director of External Partnerships (781) 338-3103 or Bill Bell, Senior Associate Commissioner for Administration & Finance (781) 338-6528.

Date Due:

As soon as possible, as the start dated on these earmarks cannot be before a grant application is submitted.

Required Forms:
Download Word Document
Part I — General — Program Unit Signature Page — (Standard Contract Form and Application for Program Grants)

Additional Information:

If you have any questions regarding the funds earmarked in this account, please contact the state legislative contact on this funding. Grants Management can assist with submission in EdGrants.

Submission Instructions:
  1. Log in to EdGrants
  2. Register to the Funding Opportunity: DESE - FY21 Fund Code 192 - Special Support Earmark (State) EARMARK
  3. Create the project and name it "FY21 192 Applicant / LEA Name"

All items listed under the required forms section of this RFP should be uploaded / attached in the Attachments List formlet of the Application Submission in EdGrants.

For Guidance Documents regarding EdGrants, visit EdGrants: User Guides, Information and Trainings.

Please note: It is up to the district to determine who they want to add as EdGrants Front Office users in order to submit grant application as well as payment request information. Please review the EdGrants: User Security Controls to make informed decisions regarding assigning your district level users.


Last Updated: January 7, 2021

 
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