Funding Opportunities from the Department of Education

Equity Assistance Centers

The Department of Education (ED) issued a notice inviting applications for FY 2022 for the Equity Assistance Centers. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Equity Assistance Centers (EACs) provide assistance in the areas of race, gender, national origin, and religion to public school districts to promote equal educational opportunities.

  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 16, 2022
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: July 15, 2022

Magnet Schools Assistance Programs

The Department also issued a notice inviting applications for the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP). MSAP funds the development of magnet schools with special curricula that are capable of attracting diverse groups of students. Projects must be designed to provide innovative educational practices, increased choices for families, equitable access for all students to academic knowledge and skills, and reduced levels of isolation among minority groups within schools, among other features. ED expects to award 35-40 grants of up to $15 million over a five-year period.

  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 25, 2022
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: July 7, 2022

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