Grant Management and Application Resources

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    Click to access the BPS Intent to Apply Form
    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. 
     
    Click to access the BPS Grants Circular
    The BPS Grants Circular provides details about grant management in the Office of Federal and State Grants.
     
    Click to access the BPS Grants Management Library
    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. 
     
    Click to access the BPS Letter of Support Request Form
    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. 
     
    Click to access the BPS Current Grant Opportunities listing
    The Office of Federal and State Grants 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
     

Contact Us

Feedback

  • Tell us how we are doing! We welcome all feedback, comments and questions. 
     Click to submit feedback to the Office of Federal and State Grants

Quarterly Newsletter

  • The Office of Federal and State Grant 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!

     
        Click to subscribe to the Office of Federal and State Grants' quarterly newsletter.     Winter 2017    Spring 2017    Summer 2017    Fall 2016
     

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. <dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; font-size: 10pt;">Please note the upcoming dates of the 2017 School Committee Meetings and the due dates for grants to be submitted to the Office of Federal and State Grants.

    The master calendar and draft agenda for each meeting are posted to the Boston School Committee website

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Helpful How-Tos

  • 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.
     
     
              Click for a step-by-step instructions on how to do a budget transfer at BPS      Click for instructions on how to view your budget in BAIS financials
               Click for instructions on how to view the open pre-encumberences (requisitions) in your budget      Click for step-by-step instructions on how to view the open encumberences (purchase orders) in your budget