Maine DOE Awards McKinney-Vento Sub-grants for the Education of Homeless Students

Maine DOE is pleased to announce that the following school districts will be receiving 2019 grants to support the needs of homeless children and youth: Augusta SD, Bangor SD, Biddeford SD, Lewiston SD, Portland PS, RSU 57, RSU 60, and Westbrook SD.  These funds augment other local and federal funds that districts have allocated for homeless education and can be used for activities that include instructional services, transportation, parent and staff training,  support and referral services, and emergency assistance.

Grants are for a one year period, and the DOE will issue a new call for proposals in 2020 for funding that may be renewable for up to three years.  If you have questions about homeless education or the McKinney Vento Sub-grant program, contact Gayle Erdheim, or (207) 624-6637.