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    2017-2018 School Year


    10/3/17 Nevada Ready 21

    Nevada Ready 21
    Description Eligible Entities Due Dates/Timeline
    Competitive grant to select the Nevada Ready 21 second cohort. School districts and state-sponsored charter schools on behalf of middle schools. Due: November 3, 2017 4:00 pm

    9/18/17 Work Based Learning Application

     

    Work Based Learning Application
    Description Eligible Entities Due Dates/Times
    A supplemental RFA to the College and Career Readiness Grant to fund the development and implementation of work-based learning programs over the 2017-2019 Biennium. All schools districts, including all district -sponsored charter schools, charter schools sponsored by the State Public Charter Authority, and Achievement Charter Schools. Due Dates: October 20, 2017
    5:00 pm

    9/12/17 Turnaround RFA

    Turnaround
    Description Eligible Entities Due Dates/Times
    Competitive grant to assist underperforming schools. Schools who did not meet their 2017 Measure of Interim Progress and have downward trending proficiency data, schools who have improved but need sustainability support and high schools with less than 67% graduation rate. Application Due: October 18, 2017
    Notice of Award: October 26, 2017

    8/23/17 College and Career Readiness Grant SY 17-18

     

    College and Career Readiness
    Description Eligible Entities Due Dates/Timeline
    Competitive grant for expansion of coursework in the areas of STEM, Dual Enrollment, and Advanced Placement. All School districts, including all district-sponsored charter schools, charter schools sponsored by the State Public Charter School Authority, and Achievement Charter Schools. Applications are Due on or before: Friday, September 22, 2017 5:00 p.m. Notice of Award: 10/20/17

    7/31/2017 Read by Grade 3 Competitive Grant

     

    Read by Grade 3
    Description Eligible Entities Due Dates/Timeline
    This Nevada K.I.D.S. Read-Nevada's Read by Grade 3 Program includes a competitive grant opportunity. This third year of the grant (Phase III) - 2017- 2018 meets the statutory requirements indentified in Nevada's 2015 Read by Grade 3 Act (SB 391 - Section 15). This grant application process is open to all Nevada public school districts, district-sponsored charter schools, charter schools sponsored by the State Public Charter School Authority, and Achievement charter schools. Applications are due on or before: Thursday, September 7, 2017
    5:00 p.m. 

    2016-2017 School Year


    Updates will be posted here.

      6/30/2017 Charter Schools Program Planning/Implementation Subgrant

       

      Charter Schools Program Planning/Implementation Subgrant

      Description

      Eligible Entities

      Due Dates/Timeline

      Competitive subgrant to provide funding for the planning and program design and initial implementation of new charter school programs in the state.

      Qualified charter school operators: 1) schools not yet open for operation; 2) schools opening during the 2017-2018 school year; and 3) schools opened as of the 2016-2017 school year; OR qualified charter school developers (committees to form) with a notice of intent or application submitted to a Nevada charter school sponsor (SPCSA or ASD) prior to 6/30/17

      Notice of Intent to Apply Due: Friday, July 14, 2017 @ 5 pm

       

      Applications Due: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 @ 5 pm

      5/22/2017 Great Teaching and Leading Fund

      Great Teaching and Leading Fund
      Description Eligible Entities Due Dates/Timeline
      Competitive grant to provide funding for: -Professional development for teachers, administrators and other licensed educational personnel -Programs of preparation for teachers, administrators and other licensed educational personnel -Programs of peer assistance and review for teachers, administrators and other licensed educational personnel -Programs for leadership training and development -Programs to recruit, select and retain effective teachers and principals RPDPs, school districts, charter schools, The State Public Charter School Authority, NSHE Institutions, employee associations representing licensed personnel, non profit education organizations. Application Due: 6/19/17

      4/11/2017 Title I, School Improvement

      Title I, School Improvement
      Description Eligible Entities  Due Dates/Timeline 
      Title I, School Improvement All Rising Star Schools
      Application due:4/21/2014 5:00p.m.
      Award Notice: May 12, 2017

      4/7/2017 State PreK FY18-19

      State PreK FY18-19
      Description Eligible Entities Due Dates/Timelines
      To establish or expand pre-kindergarten education programs School districts and/or community based organizations
      Application due: 5/15/17
      Notice of Award: 6/26/17

      3/15/17 FY18 State CTE Competitive Grant

      CTE Grant
      Description Eligible Entities Timeline
      State CTE Competitive Funding is to develop new or 
      expand existing career and technical education programs.
      9-12 grade CTE Programs Applications Due: March 17, 2017 5:00 pm

      12/5/2016 Charter School Dissemination Subgrant

      Charter School Dissemination Subgrant
      Description Eligible Entities Timeline
      To provide financial assistance for existing high-quality charter schools to disseminate information about best practices of the charter schools to other public schools and/or interested parties. State or district sponsored charter schools in operation for a minimum of three years and meet the definition of a high-quality charter school.
       Application Due 2/3/17

      Notice of Award 3/31/17

      • See Application link below under Charter School Planning/Implementation Subgrant

      12/1/2016 Charter School Planning/Implementation Subgrant

      Charter School Planning/Implementation Subgrant
      Description Eligible Entities Timeline
      To provide financial assistance to eligible applicants for the post-charter planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools within the first three years of operation. State-sponsored charter schools, or charter school developers
       Application Due 2/3/17

      Notice of Award 3/31/17

      • Application-Charter School Planning/Implementation Subgrant & Charter School Dissemination Subgrant

      11/15/2016 Broadband and WAN Access and Improvement Matching Grant

      Broadband and WAN
      Description Eligible Entities Timeline

      These funds may be used for any broadband construction project that can bring broadband to a school, such as the installation of fiber optic cable, microwave towers, or other similar broadband/WAN projects.

      School Districts or State-Sponsored-Charter Schools

       

      Application Due 1/18/17
      Notice of Award  2/6/17
      All funds spent by 6/30/17

      10/27/2016 Mathematics and Science Partnership Program

      Mathematics and Science Partnership
      Description Eligible Entities Timeline
      The intent of this program is to encourage institutions of higher education, local school districts, elementary schools, and secondary schools to participate in professional development activities that increase the subject matter knowledge and teaching skills of mathematics and science teachers.  Higher education, local school districts, elementary schools, and secondary schools Application Due 12/2/2016 

      6/10/2016-Charter School Planning/Implementation Subgrant

      Charter School Planning/Implementation Subgrant
      Description Eligible Entities Timeline
      Competitive subgrant to provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of new charter schools. (1) Public charter schools opened in the 2014-15 school year or later and; (2) Charter school developers opening new schools Application Due 7/26/2016 
      Notice of Award 8/31/16

        6/10/2016-Charter School Dissemination Subgrant

        Charter School Planning/Implementation Subgrant
        Description Eligible Entities Timeline
        Competitive subgrant to promote the high quality dissemination of Nevada charter school best practices to other schools. Public charter schools opened before the 214-15 school year Application Due 7/26/2016
                Notice of Award 8/31/16

          6/8/2016 -Great Teaching and Leading Fund

          Great Teaching and Leading Fund
          Description  Eligible Entities  Timeline
          Competitive grant to provide funding for: -Professional development for teachers, administrators and other licensed educational personnel -Programs of preparation for teachers, administrators and other licensed educational personnel -Programs of peer assistance and review for teachers, administrators and other licensed educational personnel -Programs for leadership training and development -Programs to recruit, select and retain effective teachers and principals

           

          RPDPs, school districts, charter schools, The State Public Charter School Authority, NSHE Institutions, employee associations representing licensed personnel, non profit education organizations.

           

           Application Due 6/27/16

           

          6/8/2016-School Improvement Grant

          School Improvement Grant
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support school improvement All Public Charter and District Priority and Focus Schools
          Application Due 7/29/2016
          Notice of Award 9/9/2016

          5/6/2016-Teach Nevada Scholarship

          Teach Nevada Scholarship

          Description

          Eligible Entities

          Timeline 

          Created in State General Fund in 2015 via SB511 to provide scholarships to new students pursuing initial teacher licensure programs through state approved universities, colleges, or ARL providers

          New students pursuing initial teacher licensure programs through state approved universities, colleges, or ARL providers

          Application Due 5/27/2016 5:00pm  Tentative allocations made 6/16/16, with final allocations made 9/7/16

          5/06/16-Social Workers in the Schools Grant

          Social Workers in the Schools Grant

          Description

          Eligible Entities

          Timeline

          Block grant funding through SB515 Sec. 23 of the Legislative Session, to provide social workers/other mental health professionals to schools demonstrating need.

          Nevada Public Charter Schools, Nevada Public Schools and School Districts

          Application Due 6/6/16 
           Notice of Award upon release of funds through the June IFC.

          4/20/2016-Turanaround Grant 2016-2017

          Turnaround Grant School Year 2016 2017
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support school improvement All Public Charter and District 1- and 2- Start Schools
          Application Due 5/27/16
          Notice of Award 6/20/16

          04/04/2016-McKinney-Vento

          McKinney Vento Grant
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support programs that facilitate the academic success of students experiencing homelessness, and guaranteeing access to all appropriate educational opportunities and services. School districts including the State Public Charter School Authority, serving students experiencing homelessness in Nevada at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
          Application due 5/16/16 4:00 p.m.
          Notice of Award 6/14/16

          3/25/2016- Nevada's Read by Grade 3-Phase II State Grant (2016-2017)

          Nevada's Ready by Grade Three Grant
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant that meets the requirements of SB391-Nevada's Read by Grade 3 All Nevada Public School Districts & Charter Schools that provide literacy instruction across kindergarten through 3rd grades Application due 5/13/16

          3/23/2016 Now is the Time Project Aware

          Now is the Time Project Aware
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support Safe and Respectful Learning Environments, and Student Mental Health All Public School Districts
          Application Due 4/11/16
          Notice of Award
          4/15/16

          3/14/2016 Turnaround Grant (b)

          Turnaround Grant B
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support school improvement All Public Charter and District 1- and 2- Star Schools
          Application Due 3/24/16
          Notice of Award
          4/4/16

          3/7/2016 College and Career Readiness Grant

          College and Career readiness grant
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support STEM, AP, and Dual Enrollment Schools, Districts, Educational Councils, Nevada RPDP, Nevada System of Higher Education, and Non-Profit Organizations
          Application Due 4/29/16
          Notice of Award
           6/10/16

          2/3/16 Turnaround Grant

          Turnaround grant
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support school improvement All Nevada Public Charter and District 1- and 2- Star Schools
          Application Due 2/17/16
          Notice of Award
          3/1/16

          1/28/16 Nevada Ready 21

          Neada Ready 21 grant
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Support for Schoolwide one-to-one computing programs with a focus on building students' 21 century skills Nevada middle schools through their districts
          Application Due 2/10/16
          Notice of Award
          2/29/16 -Announcement made at The Commission on Ed Tech meting

          1/27/16 NDE-UVA Partnership for Leaders in Education

          NDE UVA Partnership for leaders in education grant
          Description Eligible Entities Timeline
          Competitive grant to support district leaders & school principals on school turnaround Nevada School Districts/LEAs with underperforming schools
          Application Due 5/5/16
          Notice of Award
          8/16

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