Agency: Office of Innovation and Improvement (DoEd); Program: Magnet Schools Assistance Program (CFDA Number: 84.165A); Eligibility: School districts; Funding (Estimate): TBD (the agency expects to make 22 awards; applicants will receive three years of funding beginning Oct. 1, 2017 and ending on Sept. 30, 2020); Deadline (Tentative): The solicitation is expected at the end of May.
Summary: These grants assist in the desegregation of public schools by creating Magnet Schools. The ultimate goal is to ensure all children receive the assistance they need to achieve in school. This program hasn’t funded new awards since FY 2012.
Info: Brittany Beth, 202/260-0823; for more on the program: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/magnet