Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) CFDA Number 84.165A - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberED-GRANTS-031020-001
Opportunity TitleOffice of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) CFDA Number 84.165A
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateMarch 10, 2020 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateMay 26, 2020 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUp to $15,000,000 (total funding : $23,500,887)

Funding Detail Description

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768),or at www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-02-13/pdf/2019-02206.pdf. Purpose of Program: MSAP, authorized under title IV, part D of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA), provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) and consortia of LEAs to support magnet schools under an approved, required, or voluntary desegregation plan. Under the ESEA, MSAP prioritizes the creation and replication of evidence-based (as defined in this notice) magnet programs and magnet schools that seek to reduce, eliminate, or prevent minority group isolation by taking into account socioeconomic diversity. Grantees may use grant funds for activities intended to improve students’ academic achievement, including acquiring books, materials, technology, and equipment to support a rigorous, theme-based academic program; conducting planning and promotional activities; providing professional development opportunities for teachers to implement the academic program; and paying the salaries of effective teachers and other instructional personnel. MSAP also enables LEAs to support student transportation, provided the transportation costs are sustainable and the costs do not constitute a significant portion of grant funds. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.165A.

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameDepartment of Education
Important Dates
Post DateMarch 10, 2020 (Tuesday)
Close DateMay 26, 2020 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Archive DateJune 25, 2020 (Thursday)
Awards Detail
Award Ceiling$15,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$23,500,887
Expected Number Of Awards9
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationOffice of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) CFDA Number 84.165A; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020
Additional Information URLhttps://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-03-10/pdf/2020-04885.pdf

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 84.165 - Magnet Schools Assistance

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Education

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • 1. Eligible Applicants: LEAs or consortia of LEAs implementing a desegregation plan as specified in section III. 3 of this notice.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactJulius C Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
Program Manager:
Gillian Cohen-Boyer,
U.S. Department of Education,
400 Maryland Avenue, SW, room 3C134,
Washington, DC 20
(e-Mail: Program Mailbox)