Insight Grants

Grant Opportunity: Military-Connected LEA for Academic and Support Programs

Through the Department of Defense, the Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP) grant opportunity is now open.

“The DoDEA Partnership Grant Program supports research-based 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 local educational agencies (LEAs) to develop and implement projects that are designed to:

– Enhance and expand instructional supports to help students meet the requirements of rigorous curriculum

– Provide structures to support the social and emotional needs of military students

– Increase advanced placement and virtual learning communities, improve educator knowledge and skills through professional development, increase opportunities for students to study strategic languages, provide enhanced services for students with disabilities, enhance and integrate technology into the classroom, and engage parents in supporting students’ college and career readiness.”

Who Can Apply: Independent school districts that have at least one participating school with twenty-five percent or greater military dependent student enrollment, at least fifty percent of participating schools have a military dependent student enrollment of twenty-five percent or above, and the remaining percentage of participating schools may have between ten and twenty-five percent military dependent student enrollment.

Awards: An estimated total of $30,000,000 dollars is available, with 35 awards ranging between $250,000 and $1,500,000 expected to be made.

Application Due Date: May 5th, 2015

To get complete information and access the RFP, visit the grant opportunity page on .


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