MaineSpark’s Future Success Alliance is pleased to announce the availability of “Innovative Partnerships Promoting College and Career Readiness in Maine” subgrants for programs and policies that improve student postsecondary success through innovation. These grants are designed to advance the capacity of groups and organizations working to improve opportunities for Maine students who are racially, socioeconomically or geographically underrepresented as they progress from high school to and/or through a post secondary program, career or both. These grants have been made possible thanks to the support of Educate Maine and the MELMAC Education Foundation.
The Alliance will award approximately 4 grants of $5,000 each, to fund activities over a 12- month period. Applicants should focus on supporting racially, socioeconomically or geographically underrepresented populations by incorporating one or more of the following priorities:
We invite applications from public entities, such as state education agencies and local school districts, and 501(c)(3) organizations. Applicant organizations, and the work proposed in the application, must be Maine-based. Non tax-exempt organizations can only apply for a grant through a fiscal agent which is a 501 (c)(3) and which signs a fiscal sponsorship agreement as part of the application process. Examples of eligible applicants:
A bidders’ conference call will occur on March 2nd at 10:00am. The full RFP can be viewed here.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive call-in information or with any additional questions.