Grants Aid K-12 Military Education

Dod logoAgency: Defense Dept. (DoD); Program: DoD Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP) (CFDA Number: 12.556) (Funding Opportunity Number: HE1254-17-R-9999); Eligibility: Schools; Funding: 30 awards up to $1.5 million each (no match required); Deadline: May 3.

Summary: Grants support programs to increase student achievement and ease the challenges that military children face due to their parents’ military service. The grant program provides resources to military-connected LEAs to develop and implement projects that are designed to enhance and expand instructional supports to help students meet the requirements of a rigorous curriculum. Specifically, projects must ensure that students receive the level of preparation required in order to successfully transition to a postsecondary institution offering a degree or a career pathway.

Info: (NOFA);  Jennifer Daily-Perkins,; or

Phone, 571-372-5861.

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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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