Last Updated: 3/6/2018
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 for which we have general information about funding and application timeline. We will update this list in the future with additional grant opportunities, including continuation grants, 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.
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. To apply for open grants, please visit the Enterprise Grants Management System (EGMS).
|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||Spring 2018||Spring 2018||TBD||TBD||Early Learning||Licensed child development centers, additional requirements TBD.|
|FY18 - FFY17 SOAR Academic Quality and Early Childhood||Local Education Agencies||Formula||Spring 2018||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||Spring 2018||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||Spring 2018||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||Spring 2018||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||Spring 2018||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.|
|Carl D. Perkins, CTE||Local Education Agencies; Institutions of Higher Education||Formula||Spring 2018||Summer 2018||1||N/A||Post-Secondary and Career Education|
|SAT Preparation Expansion Grant||Non-profits; For-profits||Competitive||Spring 2018||Summer 2018||4-5||N/A||Post-Secondary and Career Education||Test preparation companies|
|Pre-Kindergarten Enhancement and Expansion Funding||Community-Based Organizations||TBD||Summer 2018||Fall 2018||TBD||TBD||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||Summer 2018||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||Summer 2018||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||Summer 2018||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||Summer 2018||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||Summer 2018||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||Summer 2018||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||Summer 2018||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||Summer 2018||Summer 2018||TBD||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||Summer 2018||Fall 2018||3-6||$300-60,000||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||Post-Secondary 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.||Post-Secondary 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||Summer 2018||Fall 2018||2||$280,000||Post-Secondary 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||Post-Secondary 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 2008||Fall 2018||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|