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OSSE School Year 2019-20 Grant Forecast

The OSSE School Year 2019-20 Grant Forecast is for informational purposes only. [Download here]

OSSE is releasing a forecast of certain grant information for the upcoming 2019-20 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.

Last Updated: 2/8/2019

Grant Title Eligible Recipients Grant Type Anticipated Application Release Anticipated Award Release Anticipated # of Awards Maximum Award Amount OSSE Division Eligibility Requirements
SAT and ACT Preparation Expansion Grant Non-profits; For-profits Competitive Spring 2019 Summer 2019 4-5 N/A Postsecondary and Career Education Test preparation companies
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 2019 Summer 2019 3-6 TBD Systems and Supports, 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.
Qualtiy Improvement Network CBO's, with Specifications to come Competitive Spring 2019 Fall 2019 1 $2,500,000 Early Learning TBD
ESEA Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (MKV) Local Education Agencies Competitive Spring 2019 Summer 2019 3-6 TBD Systems and Supports, K-12 Only LEAs can apply.
Pre-K Enhancement and Expansion Program High Quality Designated Applicants (designation done through paper application prior to funding application) TBD whether Competitive or Formula Spring 2019 Fall 2019 25-30 $10,000,000 Early Learning High quality designation determined in paper application stage.
Carl D. Perkins, CTE Local Education Agencies; Institutions of Higher Education Formula Spring 2019 Summer 2019 5-6 N/A Postsecondary and Career Education  
School Gardens Grant Local Education Agencies; Community-Based Organizations Competitive Spring 2019 Summer 2019 11 $35,000 Health & Wellness Public schools, public charter schools and school CBOs that support school garden programs.
ESEA ConApp Phase I Assurances Local Education Agencies Formula June 2019 N/A N/A N/A Systems and Supports, 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 percent.
IDEA Part B, Phase I Assurances Local Education Agencies Formula June 2019 N/A N/A N/A Systems and Supports, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. Must serve students with disabilities ages 3 through 21.
Healthy Tots Community Based Organizations Competitive Summer 2019 Fall 2019 6 $100,000 Health & Wellness  
ESEA Title IA Basic Grants to LEAs Local Education Agencies Formula Summer 2019 Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Supports, 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 percent.
ESEA Title IIA - Supporting Effective Instruction Local Education Agencies Formula Summer 2019 Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Supports, 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 2019 Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Supports, 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 2019 Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Supports, K-12 Only LEAs can apply.
IDEA Part B, Section 611 Local Education Agencies Formula Summer 2019 Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Supports, 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 2019 Winter 2019 67 N/A Systems and Supports, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. Must serve students with disabilities ages 3 through 5.
Environmental Literacy Advancement Grant Community-Based Organizations Competitive Summer 2019 Fall 2019   N/A Health & Wellness  
ESEA Title I Part D, Neglected and Delinquent Youth Local Education Agencies Formula Summer 2019 Fall 2019 TBD N/A Systems and Supports, K-12 Federal grant for state correctional facilities.
Investment In Schools (1003) Local Education Agencies Formula Summer 2019 Fall 2019 TBD N/A Systems and Supports, K-12 CSI Schools Only
Nutrition Education and Physical Activity Grant Community-Based Organizations Competitive Fall 2019 Fall 2019 10 $30,000 Health & Wellenss  
Early Literacy Intervention Grant Nonprofit community based organization that provides early literacy services Competitive Fall 2019 Fall 2019 2 $1,600,000 Teaching and Learning Nonprofit community based organization that provides early literacy services.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program Community-Based Organizations Formula Fall 2019 Fall 2019 1 $125,000 Health & Wellness Capital Area Food Bank
Charter Schools Planning and Implementation Local Education Agencies Formula Fall 2019 N/A N/A N/A Systems and Supports, K-12 Only new charter LEAs conditionally approved by PCSB in May 2019.
Charter Schools Replication and/or Significant  Expansion Grant Charter LEAs Formula Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Winter 2019 and Summer 2020 3   Systems and Supports, K-12 Only high performing charter schools approved by PCSB to replicate (including through taking over a closing charter school) or significantly expand.
Immigrant Children and Youth Local Education Agencies Formula Winter 2020 Winter 2020 TBD TBD Systems and Supports, K-12 Only LEAs may apply. LEAs that have experienced a signficant increase in the percentage or number of immigrant children and youth, as compared to the two preceding fiscal years.
FY20-FFY19 SOAR Facilities Charter LEAs Competitive Spring 2020 Summer 2020 8 $750,000 Systems and Supports, K-12 Charter LEAs who meet eligibility requirements based on PCSB's Performance Management Framework. Adult charter schools are eligible.
FY20-FFY19 SOAR Academic Quality and Early Childhood Charter LEAs Formula Spring 2020 Summer 2020 50-60 $50,000-$500,000 Systems and Supports, 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.
FY20-FFY19 SOAR Third Party Non-Profit Organizations Competitive Spring 2020 Summer 2020 10 $400,000 Systems and Supports, 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.
FY20-FFY19 SOAR Teacher Pipeline (LEA Leads) Charter LEAs Competitive Spring 2020 Summer 2020 8 TBD Possibly $500,000 Systems and Supports, K-12 Under development: for charter LEAs seeking to build their own teacher pipeline program (with at least a requirement to consult with an experienced program).

Continuation Grants

Last Updated: 2/8/2019

Below please find a forecast of continuation grant information for the upcoming 2019-20 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
Special Education Enhancement Fund (SEEF) FY18 Continuation Continuation Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Systems and Supports, K-12
DC CAN Continuation Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Postsecondary and Career Education
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Early Learning
Child Development Associate Training Scholarship & Promotion Program (CDA) Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Early Learning
Adult and Family Education Gateway to Careers Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Postsecondary and Career Education
Access to Quality Child Care Expansion (AQCCE) Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Early Learning
Title IV, Part B - 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Systems and Supports, K-12
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Postsecondary and Career Education
Investment in Schools (1003) Continuation Summer 2019   Systems and Supports, K-12
Community Schools Incentive Initiative Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Systems and Supports, K-12
Adult and Family Ed Workforce Investment Council Career Pathways (AFE/WIC) Continuation Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Postsecondary and Career Education
DC School Garden Grant Continuation Fall 2019 Fall 2019 Health & Wellness
Project Aware Continuation Fall 2019 Fall 2019 Health & Wellness
FY18 (FFY17) - ESSA Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (MKV) Continuation Fall 2019 Fall 2019 Systems and Supports, K-12
School Improvement Grant (SIG) Continuation Fall 2019 Fall 2019 Systems and Supports, K-12
FFY16 SOAR Teacher Pipeline Continuation January 2020 January 2020 Systems and Supports, K-12
FFY16 SOAR Third Party Continuation January 2020 January 2020 Systems and Supports, K-12
FFY16 SOAR Facilities Continuation January 2020 January 2020 Systems and Supports, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Academic Quality/Early Childhood Continuation January 2020 January 2020 Systems and Supports, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Third Party Continuation January 2020 January 2020 Systems and Supports, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Facilities Continuation January 2020 January 2020 Systems and Supports, K-12
FFY17 SOAR Teacher Pipeline Continuation January 2020 January 2020 Systems and Supports, K-12