New York State Education Department (NYSED)
Grants of up to $10,000 to New York public school districts, school libraries, and School Library Systems to form or implement a curriculum to prevent child abductions. The funding source strongly encourages applicants to submit a Notice of Intent by March 9, 2018. Funding is intended to assist in the design of the required course of study in child abduction prevention mandatory for all pupils in grades K-8 in all public schools in the state. Participants can form a partnership or consortium to apply for the grant.
Applicants will develop or adopt a curriculum that comprehensively addresses the prevention of child abduction for K-8 students, and will include training for parents, teachers, school librarians, and/or support staff. If an existing curriculum will be used, a rationale for the selection of such curriculum must be clearly addressed in the application narrative. The Curriculum, whether adopted or developed, must provide developmentally-appropriate content to meet the diverse needs of students, parents and school personnel. If developing a local curriculum, grantees must include a description of the process, including participants, resources reviewed, activities planned, and time-frame. Grantees are required to implement the curriculum described in their application. Professional Development resources, curriculum, online learning courses, or materials created with grant funds must be published on the applicant’s Websites under Creative Commons license to be freely shared with other districts.
Allowable Expenditures: Allowable activities are those that are directly related to meeting the overall and individual Child Abduction Prevention Education program requirements. Allowable expenses are those related to the development and/or adoption of a curriculum and provision of related training. This may include materials, staff time, costs related to professional development, etc., including costs related to publishing materials on the applicant’s Websites under Creative Commons license to be freely shared with other districts.
GrantWatch ID#: 148189
Each applicant may apply for a maximum award of $10,000. Consortia may pool their funds so their allocation would be the total of the participating district/BOCES allocations, not to exceed $40,000.
The funding period is from September 1, 2018, to August 31, 2019. All program activities must be completed by August 31, 2019.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email questions and applications to CAPE2018@NYSED.gov.
Mail applications to:
New York State Education Department
Attn: Child Abduction Prevention Grant
Educational Design and Technology
Room 880 EBA
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Contact the Fiscal Contact at:
NYS Education Department
Contract Administration Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Room 501W EB
Albany, NY 12234
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