Grant Management and Application Resources
Once you find a grant opportunity that you would like to apply for, please complete the online Intent to Apply Form. This should be completed no later than 2 weeks before the grant deadline. The BPS Grants Circular provides details about grant management in the Office of Grants and External Funding. This internal grants library provides step-by-step guidance around all grant-management activities, BPS procedures, best practices, contact information, common grant application materials, and commonly asked questions.If you are applying for a grant that requires a Letter of Support, please complete the Intent to Apply Form and the Grants Team will assist you in obtaining a Letter of Support.If you are requesting a Letter of Support where BPS is not the lead applicant, please complete the online Letter of Support Form and the BPS Grants Team will follow up. The Office of Grants and External Funding constantly updates this list with opportunities. Once you have identified a grant you would like to apply for and an individual/team to write the grant, please complete the Intent to Apply Form.
The Office of Grants and External Funding sends out quarterly newsletters with important announcements, upcoming School Committee dates, changes to policies and practices, and tips for managing your grant.
Please download the latest newsletter to see what's been happening and sign up to receive the quarterly newsletter!
School Committee Approval
All grants awarded to the Boston Public Schools must first obtain approval by the School Committee before any dollars may be accepted into the district. Please note the upcoming dates for School Committee Meetings and the due dates for grants to be submitted to the Office of Grants and External Funding.
Information on how to submit for SC Approval can be found in the Grants Management Library.
The below how-documents provide helpful information on how to run some of the common grant management reports at the Boston Public Schools. In order to run these reports, you must have access to BAIS Financials/Peoplesoft.If you do not currently have access to BAIS Financials/Peoplesoft, please sign up for training and access using this form.
Anu Medappa JayanthDirector of Grants and External Funding617-635-6995
Bennett GriesmerGrants Manager617-635-8582
Carlos MartinezGrants Coordinator617-635-9084