Middle School OST Grants Available

 
The New York Life Foundation invests in middle school out–of–school time (OST) programs to help economically disadvantaged eighth graders enter ninth grade on time. The Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High grants to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. Aim High will provide $2.25M over three years to programs serving disadvantaged youth.  This grant is being offered in conjunction with the Afterschool Alliance, a leading advocate for afterschool programs.  The Alliance works with government officials across local, state, and national levels in order to improve access to affordable, high–quality afterschool programs.
 
3 grant categories are available, $100,000 over two years, $50,000 over two years, and a $15,000 one-year grant.  A websinar will be offered in January.  Deadlines are looming, so please be aware of deadlines.
 
Important Dates: 
  • Webinar:  January 11, 2018 at 2 pm
  • Due Date:  January 26, 2018
  • Award Date: May 2018
For more information: please visit the After School Alliance Website and see the request for proposal here
 
Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance through the application process as well as throughout the evaluation process.  Click here for more information about our grant services.  
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ECHS Grants Available – deadline soon

NYSED is expanding its Early College High School Program by offering a grant opportunity that is for Multi-District Consortia. The purpose of this grant is to increase high school graduation and postsecondary degree completion rates, and increase the number of college graduates pursuing careers in computer science fields, especially among historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged students.  This is goal is achieved by developing Early College High School (ECHS) Partnerships within New York State.

Applications will be accepted from consortia of public schools districts, or public school districts and BOCES, in partnership with one or more institutes of higher education. All NYS counties are eligible.  The timeline on this grant application is very short, please take note of important dates listed below.  

Important Dates: 
  • Date of issue:  12/18/2017
  • Submit questions to ECHSRFP@nysed.gov by 12/27/17.
  • Q&A to post 1/3/18.
  • Due Date:  1/12/17
  • Grant term: 3/15/18-8/31/22
For more information: See the full RFP here
 
Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance through the application process as well as throughout the evaluation process.  Click here for more information about our grant services.  
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Anticipated Grant Opportunities

 

 

Looking for new grant opportunities?  Get ahead of the game and discuss with your leadership team now whether you want to pursue these grants when they are announced!  Give yourself time to plan ahead and line up necessary support for your grant application, so your team will be ready.

There are several anticipated new grants from the New York State Education Department, further details will be published as we have them:

2018-2023 Clinically-Rich Intensive Teacher Institute in Bilingual Education and English to Speakers of Other Languages (CR-ITI-BE/ESOL).  The anticipated release date was 10/2/17 but as of this posting, further information has not yet been released.

Mentor Teacher Internship Program (MTIP).  Anticipated release date is 11/1/17.

Teacher Opportunity Corp (TOC).  Anticipated release date is 11/1/17.

Teacher Leader Quality Partnerships (TLQP) (Educational Leadership Program Enhancement).  Anticipated release date is 1/2/18.

Teacher Leader Quality Partnerships (TLQP) (In-Service PD Program).   Anticipated release date is 1/2/18.

Is your district interested in applying for these grants and in need of a grant writer or project evaluator?  Check out BRI’s services in these areas.  To see a current list of grants being administered through NYSED, visit the grant page at NYSED.

BRI is a certified WBE

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Newburgh Enlarged City School District receives CCLC Grant

BRI congratulates the Newburgh Enlarged City School District for their successful 21st Century Community Learning Center proposal!

The 21st CCLC program provides funding for community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for children, particularly in high-poverty and low-performing schools, to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects such as reading, math and science.

BRI is proud to partner with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District for this program!  For more information on the 21st Century Community Learning Center Proposal, see our overview here.

Brockport Research Institute provides project evaluation for 3 other CCLC Grants, including Sodus School District, Ithaca School District and Eugenio María de Hostos Charter School.
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Back to School with BRI

Brockport Research Institute (BRI) can help with all of your Professional Development needs this year!  From a set curriculum to a customized program, we have an extensive network of experienced instructors that will give your organization many choices and resources to fit whatever needs you may have.  

Our Professional Development/CTLE Course Catalog for 2017-2018 is now available. To see how we can help your organization with it’s professional learning needs, check it out!

A few highlights from our Catalog

  • Evaluations
  • Grant Writing
  • Wellness and Physical Fitness
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning
  • Online Learning
  • Leadership
  • STEM Workshops
  • Pedagogy

Don’t see a course that fits your needs?  Ask about our customized programs!

Brockport Research Institute is a  NYS Approved CTLE Sponsor and a NYS certified M/WBE.

 

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Toshiba Provides Math & Science Grants for K-12

The Toshiba America Foundation welcomes grant requests from K-12 teachers who are striving to provide innovative math and science instruction.  They support applications for project-based learning by teachers for use in their own schools.

The program is split up into funding for grades K-5 and grades 6-12.  Grant requests for grades 6-12 that are $5,000 or less are accepted year-round on a rolling basis. Requests of more than $5,000 for 6-12 are due February 1, 2017 and August 1, 2017.  Grant requests for grades K-5 are only accepted once per year and will be due again on October 1, 2017.

For more information and to apply online, visit their website.

 

 

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Computer Science Education for K-12

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released information about their Computer Science for All (CS for All: RRP) program.

The program is focused on providing all US K-12 students an opportunity to participate in computer science and computational thinking. They seek to provide high school teachers with professional development and ongoing support to teach these courses. K-8 teachers would be assisted in obtaining the instructional materials and curriculum necessary to integrate computer science into their teaching.

They anticipate there will up to 19 awards and $20 million in grant funds available for this program.

The full proposal deadline is February 28, 2017. For more details, please visit their website.

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NEA Global Learning Fellowship Accepting Applications

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The NEA Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2018 Global Learning Fellowship program.  This program offers educators 12 months of support in building global competence skills and creating lesson plans.  The fellowship also includes nine days of travel in the summer for international field study.

All active NEA members who are current K-12 classroom teachers are eligible to apply.

Deadline to apply is February 28, 2017.  For more details and to apply for the fellowship, visit their website.

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AT&T Offers $1,000 Teacher Grants for Technology

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AT&T Internet Service is offering teachers and professors $1,000 scholarships to spend on classroom technology.   Educators are asked to submit a 300-450 word essay or a 1-2 minute video explaining how they and their students use internet-connected technology in the classroom.

The program is open to professors at 2-year or 4-year institutes of higher education and also K-12 teachers.

The application deadline is February 3, 2017. For more details on the grant program, visit their website.

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NYSED Liberty Partnerships Program

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The New York State Education Department (NYSED) anticipates a January release of their Liberty Partnerships Program.  This grant offers funding for collaborations between degree-granting institutions and secondary schools to improve drop-out rates for at-risk youth in grades K-12 by preparing students for college or careers.

New York State Institutes of Higher Education (IHE) are eligible to apply with a partner school. Partnerships may include additional schools, colleges, or community organizations.

The minimum award for previous program years was $200,000 for projects serving at least 160 students for a 5-year period.

For additional information, please see the previous program RFP: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/kiap/precoll/lpp/documents/Final_LPP_RFP_updated6-11-12.pdf

BRI can help you get a head start on your proposal now, and we will update our blog when the 2017 RFP is released.

 

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