Bid and Proposal Opportunities

Competitive Grants from KDE

Published: 2/15/2024 2:36 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 McKinney-Vento Homeless Children Education Program Grant

Grant applications due: April 18, 2024, by 4 PM ET
Award Amount: Varies
Matching Funds Requirement: No

The Office of Continuous Improvement and Support is issuing a Request for Applications (RFA) from local educational agencies to develop and implement programs that facilitate the enrollment, attendance, and success of homeless children and youth in school.

RFA FY24 McKinney Vento Grant

Call for Reviewers FY24 McKinney Vento

McKinney-Vento Grant TA Session


FY24 Preschool Quality Partnership (PQP) Grant

Grant applications due: March 22, 2024, by 4 PM ET
Award Amount: up to $300,000.00
Matching Funds Requirement: No
In partnership with the Governor's Office of Early Childhood (GOEC), the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity designed to incentivize cooperative public/private partnerships between public school districts and childcare providers. The Preschool Quality Partnership Grant (PQP) is designed to support full-day, year-round, high-quality early childhood services for 3- and 4-year-old preschool children. ​

RFA FY24 Preschool Quality Partnership Grant

FY24 PQP Technical Assistance Recording

FAQ Preschool Quality Partnership Grant

FY24 Reading Diagnostic and Intervention Fund (RDIF) Mini-Grant

Grant applications due: March 19, 2024, at 4 PM ET

Award Amount: $40,000.00

Matching Funds Requirement: No

The Office of Teaching and Learning is issuing a Request for Application (RFA) for the Reading Diagnostic and Intervention Fund (RDIF) Mini-Grant. The RDIF mini-grant will provide funding to support K-3 students in reaching proficiency in reading and writing through the purchase of high-quality instructional materials aligned to the KAS for Reading and Writing.

CALL FOR REVIEWERS 

RFA Reading Diagnostic and Intervention Fund Mini Grant 021424

FY24 RDIF Technical Assistance Session Recording

FAQ FY24 RDIF


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

FAQ


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
raven.miller@education.ky.gov
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