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Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention

Grants to Maryland Education Agencies for
Training to Prevent Sexual Assault in Schools

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Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)

Deadline Date:

10/02/17 3:30 PM Receipt


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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Maryland local education agencies for training on initiatives and strategies that prevent sexual harassment in schools. Grantees are expected to integrate prevention programs within the health education curriculum. Consideration will be given to programs that represent a shift from awareness to primary prevention.

The purpose of this grant is to support training on strategies and initiatives to prevent sexual harassment and assault, first-time perpetration, and victimization in schools through planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive primary prevention programs.

Proposals must contain the following to be considered for funding:
-Commitment to attend training on dates in November or December of 2017.
-A professional development plan outlining administration/staff training, including timeline, persons to be trained and selection of one or more of Coaching Boys into Men, Safe Dates, Second Step and/or Shifting Boundaries.
-Inclusion of at least one (1) goal and related objectives that focuses on changing student behavior.

Proposals must also include a description of how the following data collection plan will be implemented:
-With administration/staff trainings: (1) a knowledge- and attitudes-based pre/posttest, and (2) a training evaluation;
-With in-class student sessions: a knowledge- and attitudes-based pre/post-test before and after implementation of classroom sessions

Allowable expenditures include the following: expenses for local school staff training, expenses for curriculum programs listed in the requirements section; provisions for substitutes; stipends for teachers, nurses, pupil personnel workers; expenses related to training and materials of instruction.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174552

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

Estimated Number of Grants: 6

Estimated Size of Grant:

Estimated Average Grant Amount: $1,000 - $10,000

Term of Contract:

The grant period is October 16, 2017 - January 31, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Maryland Local Education Agencies are eligible.

Cost(s) incurred prior to the approval of the grant may not be funded through the award.

Funds may not be used for the following: equipment, construction, and food.

Pre-Application Information:

Technical assistance will be provided upon request from Local Education Agencies.

An unbound original proposal, together with three copies must be submitted to the address listed below. An electronic copy must be submitted via email.

All submissions must be received by 3:30 PM on Monday, October 2, 2017.

Award notification will be issued October 13, 2017.

Contact Information:

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

Kirsten Roller, Health Education Specialist
P: 410-767-0330
F: 410-333-2202

Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
Attention: Kirsten Roller

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland