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Announcement of Funding Opportunity
RFP #GC20-009

Title I School Improvement Section 1003
New York State Integration Project – Professional Learning Community (NYSIP-PLC) Grant
Phase III, 2020–2023

RECENT UPDATES

  • Update 3/16/2020 – GRANT APPLICATION EXTENSION: The deadline for applications for GC20-009 (New York State Integration Project – Professional Learning Community Grant Phase III, 2020-2023) to be emailed and postmarked has been extended to April 23, 2020. Also, the deadline to submit questions to SIGA@nysed.gov has been extended to March 31, 2020 and to submit a Non-Mandatory Notice of Intent to April 9, 2020. A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted here no later than April 9, 2020.

Grant Application Documents

Application in PDF Adobe PDF | Application in Word Word document

Legislative Authority

The New York State Integration Project – Professional Learning Community (NYSIP-PLC) program is authorized under Title 1, Part A, Section 1003 of ESEA, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Purpose of Grant

The purpose of the NYSIP-PLC program is to increase student achievement in New York State Title I Schools, particularly those schools identified for improvement, by encouraging greater integration by race and ethnicity, as well as socioeconomic, special education, and English language learner/Multilingual learner (ELL/MLL) status in Title I schools.

Project Period

September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2023

Eligibile Applicants

For participation in Phase III of the NYSIP-PLC Grant, the New York State Education Department (NYSED or “the Department”) has established a list of preliminarily eligible districts based on participation in Phase II of the NYSIP-PLC.
Districts that did not participate in Phase II of the NYSIP-PLC Grant are not eligible for Phase III of the NYSIP-PLC Grant.

District Name

2018-19 Student Enrollment

Buffalo City School District

38,511

East Ramapo Central School District (Spring Valley)

8,852

Mount Vernon School District

7,995

New York City Community School District #1

11,872

New York City Community School District #2

62,548

New York City Community School District #3

25,968

New York City Community School District #10

54,091

New York City Community School District #13

26,460

New York City Community School District #15

33,238

New York City Community School District #21

35,675

New York City Community School District #22

35,810

New York City Community School District #24

56,326

New York City Community School District #27

43,635

New York City Community School District #28

39,767

New York City Community School District #30

40,754

New York City Community School District #31

59,343

Peekskill City School District

3,315

Rochester City School District

30,812

Syracuse City School District

21,324

Wyandanch Union Free School District

2,688

Ampount of Funding

Phase III of the NYSIP-PLC will be funded via competitive grant awards. Participation in Phase II does not guarantee funding for or participation in Phase III. In Phase III, approximately 6-8 awards will be granted.

The total amount of funding available is approximately $20,000,000. LEAs may request funds up to $3,000,000 for the entirety of Phase III.

Application Due Date and Mailing Address

Applications must be emailed and postmarked by April 23, 2020.
For the original copy, send the completed application to:

Attn: Title I 1003 NYSIP-PLC Phase III Grant
New York State Education Department
Office of ESSA-Funded Programs
89 Washington Avenue
Room 320 EB
Albany, New York 12234

For the electronic copy, send the completed application to SIGA@nysed.gov and include the district name andTitle I 1003 NYSIP-PLC Phase III Grant” in the subject line.

Please send the non-mandatory Notice of Intent to SIGA@nysed.gov by April 9, 2020.

Questions and Answers

Questions regarding this RFP may be submitted to SIGA@nysed.gov. The deadline for questions is March 31, 2020. A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted here no later than April 9, 2020.

Non-Mandatory Notice of Intent

The Notice of Intent (NOI) is not a requirement for submitting a complete application; however, NYSED strongly encourages all prospective applicants to submit an NOI to ensure a timely and thorough review and rating process. The NOI is a simple email notice stating your organization’s (use the legal name and NYS Vendor ID) intent to apply for this grant. Please send the NOI to SIGA@nysed.gov by April 9, 2020.

M/WBE Requirements

Pursuant to Article 15-A of the New York State Executive Law, the M/WBE participation goal for this grant is 30% of each applicant’s total discretionary non-personal service budget over the entire term of the grant. See the M/WBE Participation Goals section for further information and forms for completion.

Grant Application Documents

Application in PDF Adobe PDF | Application in Word Word document

Last Updated: March 16, 2020