Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) - Education Partnership and Resource Branch
05/22/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that transition, and providing consistent access to educational programs. Although funding is contingent upon military-connected student enrollment, it is expected that the proposed projects may serve all students at the target schools.
The objective of the FY 20 grant program is to provide resources that promote student achievement in the core curricular areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM); literacy; to promote virtual learning programs that increase educational program cohesiveness (including accelerated learning, credit recovery and unique student course selections [e.g. world languages]); and to resource multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) learning environments so that transitioning military-connected students are afforded the opportunity to increase educational continuity and address core content gaps due to relocations.
Program Priorities: Beginning in Pre-K and continuing through grade 12, STEAM engagement prepares students with the knowledge, skills, dispositions and learning application opportunities necessary for successful postsecondary engagement. STEAM student-centered goals will focus on achievement results that decrease student knowledge and mastery gaps as a result of frequent and/or mid-year transitions and increase student mastery. LEAs who apply for an FY 2020 DoDEA grant, must choose one of the following objectives as a project focus:
GrantWatch ID#: 181004
Expected Number of Awards: 20
The award amount per LEA is $500,000 - $1,500,000.
Funding over the 5-year grant period is determined according to the number of military dependent students at target school(s):
- 500 or fewer: $500,000
- 501 - 1,000: $750,000
- 1,001 - 1,500: $1,000,000
- 1,500 or greater: $1,500,000
- All grants have a project performance period ending date of May 31, 2025.
- Project period: 54 months (4.5 years)
- Applicants are required to use the first year of their award as a planning year. During this year, the grantee is expected to refine the project and evaluation plans, provide professional learning, secure necessary resources, and fulfill staff positions.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
DoDEA Grant Program Office:
DoDEA Procurement Division:
1. Alim Koroma, Grant Officer,
2. Hope Woods, Sr. Contract Specialist,
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants to Alaska nonprofit organizations, schools, colleges, cultural centers, museums, and tribal organizations for educational opportunities in eligible regions. Funding is intended to provide access to high-quality education for native adults and children who are ori
Grants of up to $6,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations, schools, colleges, tribal organizations, and individuals to promote the culture of Native Alaskans in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support projects that further the traditions of these peoples, preser
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.
Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu
Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, a
Grants to USA nonprofits for activities that positively impact people around the world and their communities. Support is primarily given to programs in the areas of architecture and the arts, education, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and scientific res