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Financial Literacy Education Grant

Grants to Nevada Rural School Districts and
Charter Schools for Financial Literacy Instruction

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Nevada Department of Education (NDE)

Deadline Date:

08/30/19 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Nevada rural school districts and charter schools to promote financial literacy for students in grades 3-12. Funding is available for professional development for teachers, who teach in a discipline in which financial literacy instruction may be provided. Funding is also available for administrators and counselors for efforts to increase college and career readiness, focusing on college financial readiness for all students.

Financial Literacy equips people with the knowledge and skills needed to manage money effectively and make positive financial decisions. Financial Literacy impacts the daily lives of all people and can have global consequences. It is imperative tools are provided to students to help navigate complex financial matters.

Senate Bill 249 was enacted to create and expand Financial Literacy education, to help move Nevada forward to more economic sustainability, and to assist district leaders and classroom teachers in the implementation of these initiatives through high-quality professional development. Senate Bill 314 is a continuation of this work.

Suggested uses of funds include:

  • Professional Development that will directly impact administrators, teachers, counselors, and students in ways to teach the standards for financial literacy in grades 3- 12; may include teacher stipends for qualified professional development; RPDP trainings and travel; statewide Financial Literacy Summits; and Financial Literacy Conferences (i.e. Jump$tart, Council for Economic Education, and others).
  • Curriculum Development and equipment that directly ties to financial literacy instruction in 3-12 grade levels.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183435

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding Available for FY2020:
- Clark - $500,000 (specific allocation)
- Washoe - $150,000 (specific allocation)
- Rural/Charter/Other: - $100,000 (non-competitive allocation)

Term of Contract:

Approved expenditures may begin and RFF forms may be submitted upon receipt of award letter but no
later than September 15, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Clark County School District and Washoe County School District have specific assigned amounts. Rural districts may apply as a consortium. The Charter School Authority must apply as a consortium. In the case of any consortium, EACH district/charter must complete their own report of expenditures that add up to the designated fiscal agent/Charter Authority’s report of expenditures. This will help facilitate the specific usage of funds within the consortium. Charter schools under the same name that may have multiple locations should provide one budget and narrative to the Charter Authority for all locations. This is a non-competitive allocation. Funding will be adjusted based on number of applicants.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed application and budget with narrative is due by August 30, 2019, 5:00 PM.

Timeline:
- Request for Application (RFA) opens 8:00 AM August 1, 2019
- Request for Application (RFA) closes at 5:00 PM August 30, 2019
- Award letters sent to districts and charters, on or before this date September 15, 2019
- Approved expenditures may begin and RFF forms may be submitted upon receipt of award letter but no later than September 15, 2019
- End of allocation period June 30, 2020

Budget: http://www.doe.nv.gov/Grants/Budget/

Contact Information:

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

Send the application items via email to grantinfo@doe.nv.gov and jmalorni@doe.nv.gov.

Program questions:
Jayne Malorni, EPP over Social Studies
702.486.8398
jmalorni@doe.nv.gov

Budget questions:
Susie King, Grant Analyst
775.687.9181
susieking@doe.nv.gov

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