Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
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Grants to Massachusetts schools districts in eligible municipalities for programs to support bilingual education programs for children and youth learning English. Funding is intended to support innovative and new programs and to provide an opportunity for districts to create a more culturally and linguistically diverse workforce. Competitive priority will be given to districts and schools in chronically underperforming status and the Strategic Transformation Region. This competitive grant program is open only to eligible applicants in the commonwealth's 26 Gateway Municipalities as defined by Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 23a, Section 3a and have 100 or more ELs. These include 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.
There are four goals for the grant. Districts may apply for funding to fulfill any one or more of the four goals:
Priorities for each of these goals can be found on the URL for Full Text, see below.
GrantWatch ID#: 184754
Goal 1: Approximately $300,000 will be available for Goal 1
Goal 2: Approximately $300,000 will be available for Goal 2
Goal 3: Approximately $200,000 will be available for Goal 3
Goal 4: Approximately $200,000 will be available for Goal 4
- School Year: FY2022: Upon approval through 6/30/2022
- Summer: FY2023: 7/1/2022 – 8/31/2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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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
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