DoEd’s Magnet School Competition in the Works

schoolAgency: 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

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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