SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 46
June 18, 1999
|FROM:||Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Grant Applications for Programs Involving Homeless Children and Youth|
Enclosed is the 1999-02 proposal package to be used for applying for funding under the Stewart B. McKinney Education for Homeless Children and Youth program authorized by the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended September 28, 1994. Programs will be approved for a three- year grant period; however, funds will be allocated on a yearly basis contingent on evaluation and continued funding at the federal level. Only one proposal is required for the three-year grant period. Grant awards are provided for direct services to ensure the enrollment, attendance, and success of homeless children and youth in school. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. Local school divisions that wish to compete for funds should return a completed application proposal following the format outlined in the attached Proposal Packet. Completed proposals should be received by 5:00 p.m. July 16, 1999. Please submit an original and three copies to: Dr. James H. Stronge Project HOPE Virginia Homeless Education Project School of Education The College of William and Mary PO Box 8795 Williamsburg VA 23187-8795 Questions regarding the grant or the application process should be referred to Dr. James Stronge, state coordinator for the Homeless Program or Patricia Popp, program administrator, at (757) 221-4002. PDS:tsc Attachments: A hard copy of this memeo and its attachments will be sent to the superintendent's office.