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Straight A Fund Grant

Grants to Ohio IHEs, LEAs, and Schools for
Innovative Ideas to Promote Academic Achievement

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Straight A Fund, administered by Ohio Department of Education

Deadline Date:

12/01/15 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Ohio LEAs, IHEs, schools, and consortia of eligible organizations for innovative ideas that promote academic achievement and financial efficiency. Applicants must submit an LOI as soon as possible. On October 7 and 14 webinars will be held. From October 13 through 21 regional meetings will be held.

Funding will be provided to support ideas from local educators that promote academic achievement and economic efficiencies within schools and districts. Educators who have innovative, workable ideas that could advance student learning, achieve significant funding reductions, reduce administrative overhead -­ or all three -­ now enjoy the opportunity to receive money to jumpstart the transformation they envision.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163603

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Individual applicants can apply for grants up to $1,000,000.
- Consortium grants can apply for grants up to $15,000,000.

However,the Straight A Fund Governing Board has indicated a preference for individual and consortium grants under $1,000,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects should budget the grant funds to be expended prior to June 30, 2017.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

• Individual school buildings;
• Educational service centers (ESC);
• Community schools;
• STEM schools;
• College-­‐preparatory boarding schools;
• Education consortia (representing a partnership among city, local, exempted village, school buildings, community schools, STEM schools, educational service centers, or county boards of developmental disabilities that provide special education and related services to children with disabilities);
• Institutions of higher education;
• Private entities partnering with one or more of the entities listed above.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Program Application and Information
Wednesday, Oct. 7
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Fiscal Sustainability Webinar
Wednesday, Oct. 14
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Straight A Fund video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RmEpStNsJB8

Please register for the Regional Meetings through STARS - https://safe.ode.state.oh.us/portal. Once you are in the STARS system, search using keyword “Straight A Fund.”

Ohio University-Zanesville Campus
Campus Center- Room 430
1555 Newark Rd.
Zanesville 43701
Tuesday, Oct. 13
9:00 -11:00 AM

Bowling Green State University
Bowen-Thompson Student Union
McMaster Meeting Room-Union Room 308
Bowling Green 43403
Thursday, Oct. 15
9:00-11:00 AM

Educational Service Center of Central Ohio
2080 Citygate Drive
Columbus 43219
Monday Oct. 19
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
8001 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, Ohio 44141
Tuesday Oct. 20
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Hamilton County Educational Service Center
11083 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45231
Wednesday Oct. 21
2:00 -4:00 PM

Pre-Application Information:

Those intending to apply for a new Straight A grant should submit an intent to apply as soon as possible by clicking here - http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Straight-A-Fund - and completing the short survey. Note that submitting your intent to apply does not require you to submit an application.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

StraightAFund@education.ohio.gov

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