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GaDOE Grant Opportunities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Periodically, funding is available for the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to award to districts and schools in the form of grants. This solidifies our commitment to service and support where students have the resources and tools to succeed and be prepared for life. In an effort to streamline communication and create a consistent application process, all grant opportunities currently available and those coming soon can be accessed here. ​​​​



*NEW* Georgia Foundation for Public Education's Innovative Education Fund Grant

The Innovative Education Fund Grant (IEF), provided by the Georgia Foundation for Public Education, offers public schools and school districts $25,000-$50,000 over 18 months to implement and expand innovative programs that contribute solutions to improve outcomes for Georgia students. Georgia public and charter schools, school districts, and nonprofit (501c3) organizations partnered with public schools and districts are eligible to apply. The IEF is made possible by the generous donations to the PEACH Education Tax Credit.

Contact: Jaclyn Colona, jaclyn.colona@doe.k12.ga.us, Georgia Foundation for Public Education

Applications Due: March 15, 2024, at 5 p.m.

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Why Georgia Works Alignment Grant

The Why Georgia Works Alignment Grant is intended to support school districts (LEAs) with the planning necessary to address gaps between CTAE in-demand pathway enrollment and workforce needs. This grant will provide LEAs with funds for reimbursement of travel costs, personnel expenses, alignment workshops, contractual expenses, professional development, and related materials. A maximum of $375,000 in grant funds is available, with a maximum of 25 districts receiving up to $15,000 each. Georgia LEAs receiving Perkins funds are eligible to apply.

Contact: Patrick Ledford, patrick.ledford@doe.k12.ga.us, Office of Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education

Applications Due: March 15, 2024, at 5 p.m.

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McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program FY25 Grant

The McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth FY25 Grant is intended to support homeless children and unaccompanied youth ensuring equal access to free appropriate public education, including public preschool education. All Georgia public LEAs reporting 150 or more students experiencing homelessness in the 2022-23 school year are eligible to apply. LEAs serving fewer than 150 students can apply as a consortium by collaborating with another LEA to submit a joint application, if collectively the LEAs served 150 or more homeless students in the 2022-23 school year.

Contact: Kelly Whitmire, kelly.whitmire@doe.k12.ga.us, Office of Federal Programs 

Applications Due: April 12, 2024, at 4 p.m.

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There are no grant opportunities coming soon at this time.

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