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News Release: Minnesota Department of Transportation offers funding to develop Safe Routes to School programs

Minnesota schools and communities wanting to develop safer places for students to walk and bicycle can apply for three different grant opportunities this fall through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program (SRTS). Communities and schools can … Continue reading

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Grant available for schools for suicide prevention

The Minnesota Department of Education has a competitive grant available to support suicide prevention through schoolwide social emotional learning, which supports meaningful relationships, coping skills, and safe and supportive communities. The application deadline is Friday, February 14. Visit https://education.mn.gov/MDE/DSE/MDE089449 for details.

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Grant funding available for alternative landscaping and snow removal equipment

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is offering approximately $150,000 in grant funding to replace two-cycle gasoline-powered landscaping and snow removal equipment with electric-powered equipment. The application deadline is 4 p.m. November 8, 2019. Visit http://www.pca.state.mn.us/regulations/grants-alternative-landscaping-equipment for details.

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Apply for Perkins Innovation and Modernization Grant Program by June 14

Through its Perkins Innovation and Modernization Grant Program, the U.S. Department of Education is awarding up to six competitive grants to eligible entities to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale evidence-based, field-initiated innovations that modernize career and technical … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Education to discuss federal education grants at Senate hearing

The Minnesota Department of Education is slated to deliver a presentation concerning federal education grants in Minnesota during Wednesday’s Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee hearing. See this week’s education committee schedule below and visit MSBA’s State Education Committees webpage … Continue reading

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Prepare to apply for school safety grant on August 29

School safety grant instructions are available on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) website at https://education.mn.gov/MDE/DSE/MDE074493. MDE will accept applications starting on Wednesday, August 29, through Survey Gizmo. The Survey Gizmo link will be available on the MDE Grants Page, … Continue reading

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Applications for school safety grants open on August 29

This summer, $25 million in grants to improve school safety will be available for school districts and charter schools through the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). Gov. Mark Dayton and the 2018 Legislature passed school safety grants this spring, to … Continue reading

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Federal school safety grants are available

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance are seeking applications for funding under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program. Grants are available for the STOP School Violence … Continue reading

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Apply for gifted student grant program by August 28

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is offering grant funds for accelerated learning or gifted programs. The deadline is Monday, August 28, to apply for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant Program. Visit https://w1.education.state.mn.us/EGMS/searchAllActiveGrants.do and select “COMPETITIVE GRANT OPPORTUNITY … Continue reading

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Apply by August 18 for “Grow Your Own” teacher program grant

Recruiting and hiring qualified teachers is one of the most important tasks facing school districts. As the teacher candidate pool in shortage areas continues to shrink, the Minnesota Legislature passed a grant program for school districts to be proactive and … Continue reading

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