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OSSE School Year 2018-19 Grant Forecast

Last Updated: 6/25/2018

The OSSE School Year 2018-19 Grant Forecast is for informational purposes only. [Download here]

OSSE is releasing a forecast of certain grant information for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. At this time we are sharing information about formula and competitive grants and continuation grants for which we have general information about funding and application timeline. We will update this list in the future with additional grant opportunities, as this information becomes available. Please note that the grants list below is not a full and complete list of grants that will be released by OSSE in the upcoming year.

Formula & Competitive Grants

Projected grants information, including eligibility requirements, is not comprehensive and is provided for planning purposes only. Further information, including Notices of Funding Availability and Requests for Applications, will be available in the DC Register, LEA Look Forward, DC Office of Partnerships and Grant Services, and on the OSSE website. Unless specifically noted below, LEAs serving adult students must offer a high school diploma to be eligible for any of the listed grants.

The information in this chart is subject to change. Grant releases and awards are subject to funding availability.

If you have any questions about the information provided below, please email [email protected]. For the OSSE organizational chart and key points of contact, please visit: https://osse.dc.gov/osse-resources.

Grant Title Eligible Recipients Grant Type Anticipated Application Release Anticipated Award Release Anticipated # of Awards Maximum Award Amount OSSE Division Eligibility Requirements
Access to Quality Child Care Expansion Grant: Sub-grants Community-Based Organizations Sub-grant Application released April 16. Eligible applicants may apply via email. Spring 2018 TBD TBD Early Learning

Current or future providers that plan to open a center. Eligible projects must increase current licensed capacity of infant and/or toddler slots.

FY18 - FFY17 SOAR Academic Quality and Early Childhood Local Education Agencies Formula Released April 13. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 TBD N/A Systems and Support, K-12 For Academic Quality funds: Charter LEAs that were open and serving students in the 2016-17 school year. Adult charter schools are eligible.
For Early Childhood funds: Charter LEAs that were open and serving 3- and 4-year-olds during the 2017-18 school year, meet Title I eligibility requirements, and have an overall student population that is at least 40 percent 3- and 4-year olds.
FY18 - FFY17 SOAR Facilities Local Education Agencies Competitive NOFA released April 27. Application released May 11. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 TBD N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Charter LEAs who meet eligibility requirements based on PCSB's Performance Management Framework. Adult charter schools are eligible.
FY18 - FFY17 SOAR Third Party Non-Profit Organizations Competitive NOFA released April 27. Application released May 11. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 TBD N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Nonprofit organizations seeking to serve two or more charter LEAs; must have a demonstrated history of success working with DC charter schools on similar projects.
ESEA Title IV, Part B - 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Local Education Agencies; Community-Based Organizations; Institutions of Higher Education; Faith Based Organizations; Non-profits; For-profits Competitive NOFA released April 20. Application released May 4. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 15 No maximum Systems and Support, K-12 Eligible entities must serve students who primarily attend schools implementing comprehensive support and improvement activities or targeted support and improvement activities under ESEA Section 1111(d); and other schools determined by the LEA to be in need of intervention and support; and the families of such students.
ESEA Title VB Dissemination / Charter Schools Program Local Education Agencies Competitive Application released April 30. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 2-5 $300,000 Systems and Support, K-12 Charter LEAs in operation in the District of Columbia for at least three full consecutive school years prior to the competition that can demonstrate overall success by meeting specific requirements.
Special Education Enhancement Fund (SEEF)  - New FY19 Competition LEAs or nonprofit organizations in partnership with LEAs (nonprofits must have signed partnership agreement) Competitive NOFA released May 11. Application released May 25. Eligibile applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 4-8 $500,000 Systems and Support, K-12 LEAs or nonprofit organizations in partnership with LEAs (nonprofits must have signed partnership agreement)
Carl D. Perkins, CTE Local Education Agencies; Institutions of Higher Education Formula Released May 9. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 1 N/A Postsecondary and Career Education  
SAT and ACT Preparation Expansion Grant Non-profits; For-profits Competitive NOFA released May 18. Application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Summer 2018 4-5 N/A Postsecondary and Career Education Test preparation companies
Pre-Kindergarten Enhancement and Expansion Funding Community-Based Organizations Formula Application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Fall 2018 26 $1,513,888 (this amount is subject to change) Early Learning Licensed child development centers that receive high quality designation through separate application process.
School Garden Innovation Grant Local Education Agencies; Community-Based Organizations Competitive Summer 2018 Fall 2018 2-3 $30,000 Health & Wellness Public schools, public charter schools and school CBOs that support school garden programs.
School Gardens Grant Local Education Agencies; Community-Based Organizations Competitive NOFA released May 18. Application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Fall 2018 11 $35,000 Health & Wellness Public schools, public charter schools and school CBOs that support school garden programs.
Community Schools Incentive Initiative Local Education Agencies; Community-Based Organizations Competitive Summer 2018 Fall 2018 TBD N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Partnerships established between an LEA in DC and one or more community partners for the purposes of establishing, operating, and sustaining a community school.
IDEA Part B, Section 611 Local Education Agencies Formula Phase I assurances application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Winter 2019 TBD N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. Must serve students with disabilities ages 3 through 21.
IDEA Part B, Section 619 Local Education Agencies Formula Phase I assurances application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Winter 2019 TBD N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. Must serve students with disabilities ages 3 through 5.
ESEA Title IA - Basic Grants to LEAs Local Education Agencies Formula Phase I assurances application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. Serves at least one student aged 5-17. K-12 poverty rate for the prior year cannot be under 35%.
ESEA Title IIA - Supporting Effective Instruction Local Education Agencies Formula Phase I assurances application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. Serves at least one student aged 5-17.
ESEA Title IIIA - English Language Acquisition Local Education Agencies Formula Phase I assurances application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. Serves at least one English learner student aged 3-21.
ESEA Title IVA - Student Support and Academic Enrichment Local Education Agencies Formula Phase I assurances application released June 1. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Must have received Title I funds the preceding fiscal year.
ESEA Title VB Planning and Implementation / Charter Schools Program Local Education Agencies Formula N/A N/A N/A N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Only new charter LEAs conditionally approved by PCSB in May 2018.
ESEA Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (MKV) Local Education Agencies Competitive Postponed until 2019 N/A N/A N/A Systems and Support, K-12 Only LEAs can apply.
Adult and Family Education State Leadership Grant Institutions of Higher Education; Non-profits; Community-Based Organizations Formula Summer 2018 Fall 2018 1-8 N/A Postsecondary and Career Education  
CTE Certification Program UDC CC; Local Education Agencies Formula Summer 2018 Fall 2018 4-6 This is formula and needs-based. The total amount to be awarded is $140,000. Postsecondary and Career Education Past participants must provide evidence of previous grant utilization and student pass rates.
DC Career Academy Network (DC CAN) Local Education Agencies Competitive NOFA released June 1. Application released June 18. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Fall 2018 2 $280,000 Postsecondary and Career Education High schools that have been interviewed by NAF and have meet the prescribed Year of Planning standards.
Postsecondary Career Improvement Program UDC CC Formula Summer 2018 Fall 2018 1 $100,000 Postsecondary and Career Education Must provide a comprehensive plan that supports the implementation of the program quality and student outcome requirements in the Districts Career and Technical Education Strategic Plan.
Farm Field Trip Grant Local Education Agencies; Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) Competitive Fall 2018 Spring 2019 4-5 $20,000-40,000 Health & Wellness  
NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant Local Education Agencies Competitive Fall 2018 Fall 2018 N/A N/A Health & Wellness Participants of the National School Lunch Program who are eligible District of Columbia Public Schools, nonprofit private schools located in the District, and public charter school campuses chartered by PCSB.
Cafeteria Staff Training Local Education Agencies; Community-Based Organizations Competitive Fall 2018 Fall 2018 N/A N/A Health & Wellness  
School Improvement 1003 Local Education Agencies Formula Winter 2019 Winter 2019 TBD TBD Systems and Support, K-12 Grant available for schools identified in December 2018 as Comprehensive Support and Improvement Schools.
FY18 - FFY17 SOAR Teacher Pipeline Non-Profit Organizations Competitive TBD TBD TBD N/A Systems and Support, K-12  

 


Continuation Grants

Last Updated: 6/25/2018

Below please find a forecast of continuation grant information for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. The eligibility recipients and requirements of continuation grants are subrecipients who have a current multi-year grant through the programs listed below. At this time we are sharing information regarding divisional ownership and the application and award timelines. Please note that the grants list below is not a full and complete list of grants that will be released by OSSE in the upcoming year.

The information in this chart is subject to change. Grant releases and awards are subject to funding availability.

If you have any questions about the information provided below, please email [email protected]. For the OSSE organizational chart and key points of contact, please visit: https://osse.dc.gov/osse-resources.

Grant Title Grant Type Anticipated Application Release Anticipated Award Release OSSE Division
DC CAN Continuation Continuation Application released June 18. Eligible applicants may apply via EGMS. Fall 2018 Postsecondary and Career Education
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Early Learning
Shared Service Business Alliance Grant Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Early Learning
Child Care Resource and Referral System Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Early Learning
Child Development Associate Training Scholarship & Promotion Program (CDA) Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Early Learning
Enhanced Quality Rating and Improvement System QRIS Facilitators Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Early Learning
Quality Improvement Network (QIN) Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Early Learning
Access to Quality Child Care Expansion (AQCCE) Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Early Learning
Improving School Climate in DC/Safe School Certification Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Health & Wellness
DC Personal Responsibility Education Program (DC PREP) Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Health & Wellness
DC School Garden Grant Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Health & Wellness
Environmental Literacy Advancement Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Health & Wellness
Healthy Tots Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Health & Wellness
Title IV, Part B - 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Systems and Support, K-12
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) and Workforce Investment Council (WIC) Career Pathways Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Postsecondary and Career Education
Adult and Family Education State Leadership Grant Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Postsecondary and Career Education
School Improvement Grant 1003g Cohort III Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Systems and Support, K-12
School Improvement Grant 1003g Cohort IV Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Systems and Support, K-12
Community Schools Incentive Initiative Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Systems and Support, K-12
Special Education Enhancement Fund (SEEF) FY18 Continuation Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Systems and Support, K-12
Early Literacy Continuation Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Teaching & Learning
FY18 (FFY17) - ESSA Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (MKV) Continuation Fall 2018 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FY17 Title VB Dissemination Continuation Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FY18 Title VB Dissemination Continuation Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Third Party Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FFY16 SOAR Facilities Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Teacher Pipeline Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Academic Quality/Early Childhood Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Facilities Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FFY16 SOAR Teacher Pipeline Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
FFY16 SOAR Third Party Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12
Substantial Increase in Immigrant Children and Youth Continuation Winter 2019 Winter 2019 Systems and Support, K-12