Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
10/28/20 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $15,000 to Massachusetts school districts, school consortia, educational collaboratives, and community colleges for technical and career education programs for students in grades 7-14. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Priority will be given to applicants that serve Gateway Cities.
Grant funds must be used to support collaborative planning among local partners to develop an implementation plan for activities/initiatives that will increase student seats and student access to CTE pathways/programs, particularly for underserved populations. All planning activities must be appropriate and consistent with all applicable state and federal requirements.
Funds may be used for:
This Planning Grant is the first phase of a two-phase process that will result in Implementation (Phase 2) funding, contingent upon the availability of funds, for plans that will have the greatest impact on increasing access to CTE programs for students. Award of a Planning grant does not guarantee Implementation phase funding.
GrantWatch ID#: 171037
Eligible applicants may apply for up to $15,000 for one (1) planning grant.
Project Duration: Upon approval – June 30, 2021. All funds must be obligated and activities completed by June 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The Massachusetts Legislature defines 26 Gateway Cities in the Commonwealth: Attleboro, Barnstable, Brockton, Chelsea, Chicopee, Everett, Fall River, Fitchburg, Haverhill, Holyoke, Lawrence, Leominster, Lowell, Lynn, Malden, Methuen, New Bedford, Peabody, Pittsfield, Quincy, Revere, Salem, Springfield, Taunton, Westfield, and Worcester.
Fund Code: 405
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