Bid and Proposal Opportunities

Competitive Grants from KDE

Published: 11/28/2023 3:47 PM

​​​​​​​​​​The Kentucky Department of Education offers a variety of competitive grant opportunities each year. Current grants are advertised as Requests for Application (RFAs) below. Grants provide funding to districts, schools and related entities to enhance public education in Kentucky.

FY24 Kentucky Innovative Learning Network (KYILN)Travel Grant  

Grant applications due: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at 4PM ET

Award Amount: Up to $2,500

Matching Funds Requirement: No

The Office of Continuous Improvement & Support is pleased to offer funding to support innovative efforts. This grant is intended to support travel to model schools and/or exemplary conferences that promote and concern learner-centered and innovative practices at their programmatic core.​

RFA FY24 KYILN Travel Grant

TA Session KYILN


FY24 Equipment Assistance Grant

Grant applications due: Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 4PM ET

Award Amount: Up to $25,000

Matching Funds Requirement: No

The Division of School and Community Nutrition is making available the FY24 Equipment Assistance grant.  The competition is open to School Food Authorities (public schools/districts, private schools, residential childcare institutions) that participate in the National School Lunch Program that are at least 50% or above F/R.  Funds may be used to purchase new equipment, renovation of equipment, or replacement of equipment.

Previously awarded districts may apply.  ​

RFA FY24 Equipment Assistance Grant

FAQ FY24 Equipment Assistance

Raven Miller
Office of Finance and Operations​
Division of Budget and Financial Management
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-1979 ext. 4345
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