Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Grants to Massachusetts public schools, private schools, and community organizations for extracurricular initiatives that provide youth with academic, social, emotional, and physical programming throughout the year. Funding is also intended for the professional development of educators. The after-school and out-of-school time (ASOST) programs and services are inclusive of before-school, after-school, vacation, and summer programming as well as extensions to remote learning enrichment center/program hours beyond school time
The main priorities for this grant are to improve the quality of ASOST programs and services by supporting:
Competitive Priority (for Category A) will be given to:
Budget expenditures may include, but are not limited to the following:
GrantWatch ID#: 143608
An entity may submit ONE application under only ONE of the following categories for:
- Category A: Up to $50,000 for one site, or up to $80,000 for two or more sites to support program quality enhancements (during the school year and/or summer) at existing ASOST sites.
- Category B: Up to $30,000 to support regional or statewide professional development, which includes networking opportunities, for other ASOST providers.
Upon approval – 08/31/2021 and pending budget appropriation, continuation of funding will be available in fiscal year 2021-2022 (FY2022) for a total grant period of one and a half years. Eligibility for funding FY2022 is based on meeting grant requirements and submission of year-end report and continuation grant.
Fund Code: 530
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community benefit initiatives. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority is given to addressing the needs of low-income youth, children, and their families. The funding source s
Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.
Grants to USA and territories community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations to provide services to children with special health care needs. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, and agencies for initiatives to benefit families, children, and communities. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include equitable communi
Grants to Massachusetts for-profit and nonprofit employers for the training of newly hired and incumbent full-time and part-time workers. Grant recipients may work with a training provider of their choice. Priority will be given to applications that address job growth a
Donations and sponsorships to USA nonprofits that provide programs and services in the areas of arts, PreK-12 education, and literacy. Funding is intended for both organizations with a national focus and organizations that provide local services. For local organizations