Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title II and Welfare Education Program Funding
Grant Opportunity: The purpose of this Request For Proposal (RFP) is to provide adult education and literacy services to assist out-of-school youth and adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and economic self-sufficiency, and assist these individuals in the completion of a secondary school education. There are four types of competition: 1) Adult Basic Education and Literacy Services, 2) Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE), 3) Corrections Education and Other Institutionalized Education Programs and 4) Literacy Zones.
A public school district or BOCES
a not-for-profit community-based organization or faith based organization
a volunteer literacy organization
an institution of higher education including a two- and four-year college, Educational Opportunity Center, SUNY or CUNY Research Foundation
a public housing authority
library or library system
a non–profit organization not described above which has the ability to provide adult education and literacy activities to eligible adults
a consortium of such organizations described above
a partnership between an employer and an entity described above where the non-profit is the fiscal agent.
Grant Amount: $38,299,003 WIOA Title 2 and $1,843,000 WEP, for a total of $40,142,003 annually. Size of the awards varies by type. Applicants should submit budget requests for costs that are reasonable and necessary to effectively implement their proposed projects.
Questions and Answers Summary will be posted to the ACCES website no later than 1/24/18
Due Date: 4/11/18
For more information: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aepp/rfp-gc18-016-workforce-innovation-and-opportunity-act-title-ii-and-welfare-education-program
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Grant Opportunity: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has issued an announcement of funding opportunity for Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants.Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 is intended to improve student’s academic achievement by increasing the capacity of States, local educational agencies (LEAs), schools, and local communities to provide all students with access to a well-rounded education, improve school conditions for student learning, and improve the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.
The overarching purpose of this RFP is to encourage and support eligible districts and public charter schools to increase the capacity of local educational agencies (LEAs) to:
Provide all students with access to well-rounded educational opportunities;
Support safe and healthy students; and/or
support the effective use of technology.
Individual New York State public school districts, or public charter schools that received Title I, Part A funds for the 2016-2017 fiscal year (2016-2017). 5 priority points will be awarded to applications that have a free and reduced lunch percentage of 60% or greater as indicated in the BEDS data for the 2016-17 school year.
Consortiums, as follows:
Eligible District-led consortiums comprised of Eligible Districts and/or Eligible Charter Schools as consortium members; or
Eligible Charter School-led consortiums comprised of Eligible Charter Schools and/or Eligible Districts as consortium members (note: a charter management organization cannot be a lead applicant or be a consortium member)
Funding: There is $28,500,000 available state-wide for this 15-month project, beginning July 1, 2018. The funding is capped at $250 per student. E.g. a consortium of 8,000 students could be funded for $2,000,000.
Questions and answers summary will be posted by January 23, 2018
All applications must be postmarked by Friday, February 16, 2018
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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.
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 National Science Foundation (NSF) unveils a design contest for High School Students called “Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes.” The contest asks students to create a written essay, a 2-3 page comic strip, and a 90-second video to illustrate how to utilize nanotechnology to solve a societal issue. The NSF provides reading and resources for students to draw inspiration, and asks students to dream of innovative ways to utilize emerging technology.
Winners are eligible for a cash prize of $750 up to $1500 for the first place winner.
Submissions are due by January 31, 2017. For more information on the contest and all eligibility and submission requirements, please visit the NSF website.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) offers funding through their Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science – also know as NSF INCLUDES. They seek bold and innovative approaches to solving the complex issues of equity and inclusion in all aspects of the field of STEM education and careers.
The long-term goal of NSF INCLUDES is to support innovative models, networks, partnerships, technical capabilities and research that will enable the U.S. science and engineering workforce to thrive by ensuring that traditionally underrepresented and underserved groups are represented in percentages comparable to their representation in the U.S. population.
Institutes of higher education, school districts, and non-profit organizations are all eligible for NSF INCLUDES.
Preliminary proposals are due February 14, 2017 and the full proposal deadline is May 16, 2017. For more information on the program and for details on how to apply, visit the NSF INCLUDES website.
Biological Science Curriculum Studies (BSCS) is offering Life Science teachers in grades 6-9 a chance to field test their latest curriculum. In exchange for implementing a 10-week online course, teachers will receive a $2,000 stipend.
The curriculum seeks to provide support in teaching body systems to students with an emphasis on critical thinking. Topics include the respiratory system, digestive system, cardiovascular system, and components of a cell.
Priority will be given to teachers who work with economically disadvantaged students, English language learners, or students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
The deadline to apply for the program is December 2, 2016. To learn more and to apply, visit their website.
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.