Grants of up to $15,000 to Massachusetts local educational agencies for financial education programs in K-12 schools. Funding is intended for the development and implementation of financial literacy curriculum and learning experiences. Funding may be used for financial literacy experiential learning, curriculum development, and curriculum implementation and professional development.
The purpose of this competitive grant program is to provide funding to support districts in the selection and/or development of materials, curriculum, professional development and in-person or virtual experiential learning related to financial literacy. Districts may propose to collaborate with vendor(s) to support this work.
Grants will support professional learning and the development and or/selection of materials and curriculum that equip teachers to fully and effectively implement the personal financial literacy standards. The intended outcomes of this grant are for districts to deepen their understanding of the standards, adopt high-quality standards-aligned curricular materials, and provide meaningful learning experiences for students relating to financial literacy.
DESE seeks funding proposals that:
LEAs will be given competitive priority in scoring for each of the following eligibilities:
LEAs must propose at least one of the following activities to be eligible for funding:
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Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Project Duration: Upon Approval – 6/30/2023
Please email the required documents attached to a single email to email@example.com using the subject line: FC104 – [District Name] – Financial Literacy Planning and Implementation Grant.
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370