FY 2019 Full-Service Community Schools Competition

The FY 2019 FSCS Notice Inviting Applications was announced and posted in the Federal Register on February 27, 2019. The Notice Inviting Applications can be found here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FY 2019 Full-Service Community Schools Competition Timeline:

  • Pre-Application Webinars:
    • Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    • Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
  • Intent to Apply: March 18, 2019
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 15, 2019

Application Package for FY 2019 Full-Service Community Schools Competition

Each application will be reviewed under the competition it was submitted under in the Grants.gov system, and only applications that are successfully submitted by the established deadline will be peer reviewed. Applicants should be careful that they download the application package under ED-GRANTS-022719-001.

  • Full-Service Community Schools Application Package

Notice of Intent to Apply

Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify the Department of intent to submit an application for funding under the Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Program. Please note that an entity that submits a notice of intent to apply is not obligated to apply for an FSCS grant. Applicants that do not notify us of their intent to apply by March 20, 2019 may still apply for funding.

Submit and send an “Intent to Apply” email notification to FSCS@ed.gov.

Evidence Checklist (Optional)

This Evidence Checklist is intended to help applicants determine what studies to include on the Evidence Form with their application for the purposes of responding to Competitive Preference Priority 4. Applicants can use the checklist as an informal worksheet to understand the evidence criteria used to review studies and learn about additional evidence-related resources available online. Applicant Promising Evidence Checklist— FSCS.

Informational PowerPoints and Resources

These informational PowerPoints are meant and intended to provide technical assistance guidance as you prepare and submit your application to the FY 2019 Full-Service Community Schools Program. You should read carefully the notice inviting applications (NIA) and the application package materials. These slides are for information purposes only, and applicants should rely upon the NIA for the official competition requirements.

Informational PowerPoints Click on PowerPoints Below
  • Understanding the Evidence Definitions Used for U. S. Department of Education Programs Presentation by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) that includes audio: PowerPoint (11 MB)