Agency: 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.