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Full-Service Community Schools Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 84.215
Sponsor
U.S. Department of Education
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 18, 2019
Application: Apr 15, 2019
Contact

Michelle Johnson Armstrong
202.205.1729
FSCS@ed.gov

Purpose

The Full-Service Community Schools Program offers funding to establish or expand full-service community schools, which will coordinate academic, social, and health services through local partnerships among public elementary and secondary schools; the schools' local educational agencies (LEAs); and community-based organizations, nonprofit organizations, and other public or private entities.

Each applicant must propose to provide at least 3 of the following eligible services at each participating full-service community school included in its proposed project:

  • High-quality early childhood education programs
  • High-quality school and out of school time programs and strategies
  • Support for a child's transition to elementary school, from elementary school to middle school, from middle school to high school, and from high school into and through postsecondary education and into the workforce
  • Family and community engagement and supports
  • Activities that support postsecondary and workforce readiness
  • Community-based support for students who have attended the schools in the area served by the pipeline
  • Social, health, nutrition, and mental health services and supports
  • Juvenile crime prevention and rehabilitation programs

Rural, low-income school districts are given competitive priority.

Eligibility

Applicants must be a consortium consisting of:

  • One or more LEA; or
  • The Bureau of Indian Education; and
  • One or more community-based organization, nonprofit organization, or other public or private entity
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Award floor: $75,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 8
Estimated total program funding: $4,142,281

Applicants must provide matching funds for a portion of the services.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to FSCS@ed.gov by March 18, 2018.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Children and youth · Families · Food security and nutrition · Human services · Income support and assistance · Mental health · Poverty · Schools · Self-sufficiency



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