Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education

2012-2015 School District Management Efficiency Competitive Grant Program


June 13, 2012 - Appendix 5 in the application has been updated.
Application in Word Word document icon (288 KB) | Application in PDF PDF icon (204 KB)

Purpose of Grant

The School District Management Efficiency Award Program supports investments in comprehensive and innovative strategies that lead to improved results for students, long-term gains in school and school system capacity, and increased productivity and effectiveness.

Legislative Authority

Section 3641(5) of Education Law

Eligible Applicants

Public school districts alone or together are eligible to apply (charter schools are not eligible applicants for this grant competition). Multiple districts that compete for a grant together are not eligible if they receive BOCES Aid or Local Government Efficiency Grants for the shared services in the proposal.

Award Period

November 1, 2012 – October 31, 2015

Application Due Date

Submit one electronic PDF copy of the completed application in Microsoft Word (CD format) to GC12010@mail.nysed.gov . Applicants must also submit one (1) original (signature must be in blue ink) and three (3) copies postmarked by June 15, 2012 to:

New York State Education Department
Grants Management
89 Washington Avenue
Room 464 EBA
Albany, NY 12234

Due Date for Questions

A complete list of all Questions and Answers is now posted PDF icon (74KB).

Date Posted:

April 6, 2012
Last Updated: June 13, 2012