Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
02/24/21 5:00 PM Receipt
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.
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:
For more information on eligible grant activities and expenses, see the URL for full text link below.
LEAs may integrate financial literacy across grades K–12 in a variety of subjects such as mathematics, history and social science, technology, advisory, or business. At the high school level, the Standards for Personal Financial Literacy enumerated in the 2018 History and Social Science Curriculum Framework may be used as a stand-alone course or incorporated into a variety of subjects.
GrantWatch ID#: 136436
LEAs may apply for up to $15,000 to support curriculum development, curriculum selection, professional development, and experiential learning.
Project Duration: Upon Approval – 6/30/2021
*Pending Legislative approval and successful utilization of prior funding, funding may also carry over the summer (7/1/2021–8/31/2021). Applicants will be notified with further instructions and required to submit all required documents.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please email the three required documents, attached to a single email, to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line FC104 Proposal from [Entity name].
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370
Fund Code: 104
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