District Grant Alert
Deadline Looms for 'Intent to Apply' Letters for Millions in Federal Grants
The deadline for two major federal grants is upon us. The "intent to apply" letter for the $15 million Magnet Schools Assistance Program Competition grant program is today, Jan. 9. (The letter is optional but recommended.) The final deadline for the full application is April 11. Up to 30 awards of up to $15 million apiece are expected to be granted.
In just four days (Jan. 13), the "intent to apply" letter for the federal Opening Doors, Expanding Opportunities grant program will be due. All districts that have at least one school eligible for School Improvement Grants are eligible to apply for Opening Doors, Expanding Opportunities. Up to 20 grants of up to $1.5 million apiece will be awarded. The "intent to apply" letter is optional but recommended. The deadline for applications is Feb. 13.
More details on both federal grants can be found at thejournal.com.