Grant Opportunity: Exemplary School Models and Practices (ESMP), A New York State My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Due Date: June 9, 2017
Eligibility: Large city, New York City, Rural High Needs, Urban/ Suburban High Needs, or NYS public school districts contracted to provide educational services to American Indian reservation populations.
Amount: The maximum award is $140,000 each year for the three-year period. There is a 15% matching funds requirement.

Purpose: The purpose of the ESMP grant is to close the achievement gap and increase academic achievement and college and career readiness (CCR) of students in urban school districts, with an emphasis on boys and young men of color. Grants are awarded to districts that will develop and/or expand exemplary high quality college and career readiness school models, programs and practices that demonstrate cultural and linguistic responsiveness, and emphasize the needs of boys and young men of color.

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