Twenty-four School Administrative Units Awarded McKinney-Vento Mini Grants

The Maine Department of Education is happy to announce that the McKinney-Vento Subgrants: COVID-19 Emergency Mini Grants have been selected. Twenty-four districts applied for the funds and all twenty-four requests are conditionally awarded. Thank you to each of these districts for their thoughtful dedication to identifying and serving students experiencing homelessness in their communities.

The Department is hereby announcing its conditional contract awards to the following bidders:

  • AOS 94
  • Bangor School Department
  • Biddeford School Department
  • Brewer School Department
  • Ellsworth School Department
  • Five Towns Community School District
  • Lewiston Public Schools
  • MSAD 28
  • MSAD 44
  • MSAD 51
  • MSAD 60
  • MSAD 75
  • Portland Public Schools
  • RSU 1
  • RSU 12
  • RSU 16
  • RSU 23
  • RSU 40
  • RSU 56
  • RSU 57
  • RSU 63
  • RSU 74
  • Sanford School Department
  • Westbrook School Department

The Department will be contacting the aforementioned bidders soon to negotiate a contract.  As provided in the RFA, the Notice of Conditional Contract Award is subject to execution of a written contract and, as a result, this Notice does NOT constitute the formation of a contract between the Department and the apparent successful vendor. The vendor shall not acquire any legal or equitable rights relative to the contract services until a contract containing terms and conditions acceptable to the Department is executed. The Department further reserves the right to cancel this Notice of Conditional Contract Award at any time prior to the execution of a written contract.

If you have questions about the McKinney-Vento Act or students experiencing homelessness, please contact Amelia Lyons, Migrant and Homeless Education Consultant, at or 207-557-1787.