Grow-Your-Own/Teacher Partnership Pathway Grant:
The Educator Advancement Council (EAC) is seeking applications for grants that will invest in teacher pathway partnership programs that are modeled from Grow Your Own (“GYO”) initiatives as well as to encourage the growth and sustainability of GYOs across Oregon. You can preview the Request for Applications (“RFA”); however, the official source of information is the state’s ORPIN system (see ORPIN notice #ODE-1156-20). Please be sure to view this opportunity in ORPIN to ensure you get all updates.
To be eligible for a grant under this RFA, applicants must demonstrate a teacher pathway partnership between two or more entities to encourage the development and sustainability of teacher pathways. For-profit entities are not eligible for funding under this RFA.
There is a total of $5,000,000 available to support teacher pathway partnerships. Grants for existing teacher pathway partnerships will be limited to not more than $350,000 each, and grants for new teacher pathway partnerships will be limited to not more than $200,000 each. The term of each grant is anticipated to be one year (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021).
Pre-Application Conference, Oct 1, 1-2pm :
Addendum 2* outlines details for the pre-application conference. Prospective applicants’ participation in this conference is highly encouraged but not mandatory. The purpose of the pre-application conference is to:
- Provide additional description of the project;
- Explain the RFA process; and
- Answer any questions applicants may have related to the project or the process.
Please contact Holley Oglesby, Contracting Officer, with any questions.
9/18/20 – Request for Applications (RFA)
9/18/20 – Attachment A - Sample Grant
9/18/20 – Attachment B – Application (revised 10/9/20)
9/21/20 – Addendum 1 (change pre-Application conference)
9/28/20 – Pre-Application Slide Deck
9/29/20 – Addendum 2 (extend closing, add second pre-Application conference)
9/30/20 – Questions and Answers 1
10/1/20 – Pre-Application Slide Deck
10/9/20 – Addendum 3 (clarify partnership information, modify Attachment B (Application)
10/9/20 – Questions and Answers 2 (includes link to recording of second pre-Application conference)