The Maine DOE is seeking proposals to fund eligible projects through the Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Educational Services (FEDES) – RFP # 201708145 and is reminding school district administrators and other interested stakeholders of an online/telephone Informational Session next Tuesday, September 26 at 3 p.m. The session will begin with a brief introduction and overview of the FEDES grant opportunity and then be opened up to questions and answers. Those planning to participate in the Informational Session are encouraged to review the RFP in advance and have questions prepared. The RFP can be downloaded from the Division of Purchases website.
To participate in the session, connect online at: https://zoom.us/j/127875149 or by phone at 1-408-638-0968 or 1-646-876-9923, Meeting ID: 127875149.
The FEDES grant opportunity is part of the Maine DOE’s ongoing EMBRACE initiative which provides new opportunities for regionalization. There is $5 million in funding for FEDES available in 2017, and an additional $5 million will be available in 2018 – at this time a separate application will be available.
For more information about FEDES and regional service centers visit: http://www.maine.gov/doe/embrace/Funding.html