FY 2023 FSCS Grant Competition

FY 2023 Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Competition

FY 2023 Application Available: June 7, 2023

Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: July 7, 2023

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 8, 2023*

Deadline for making FY 2022 FSCS grant awards: December 31, 2023

*Note:  Through this Federal Register Notice, we extended the deadline for transmittal of applications for the FY 2023 FSCS competition to August 16, 2023, for prospective eligible applicants in New York counties of Clinton, Dutchess, Essex, Hamilton, Ontario, Orange, Putnam, and Rockland; Oklahoma counties of Beaver, Cimarron, Comanche, Cotton, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Harper, Jefferson, Love, Major, Mayes, McCurtain, Payne, Pushmataha, Rogers, Stephens, Tulsa, and Woodward; and the State of Vermont, which are covered by major disaster declarations issued by the President due to major disaster declaration caused by severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, and related weather events in New York, Oklahoma, and Vermont.

For eligible entities in these Federally-declared disaster areas, the revised Deadline for Transmittal of Applications is August 16, 2023. The revised deadline for Intergovernmental Review will be October 16, 2023.

We are not extending the application period for all applicants. Thus, applications from applicants not affected by the major disaster declaration referenced in the notice will not be accepted as part of this limited extension. We will consider extending the deadline for other affected States/regions if further disaster declarations are made. 

FY 2023 Notice Inviting Applications (NIA)

The FY 2023 FSCS NIA published on June 7, 2023.  The NIA is the official document governing the FY 2023 competition.

A Notice of Final Priority and Requirements (NFP) published on June 7, 2023.  This NFP establishes a priority for a future FSCS national evaluation of effectiveness and FY 2023 application and grant program requirements related to the national evaluation of implementation.

FY 2023 FSCS Application Materials

Applicants must submit their FSCS applications via the Grants.gov system.  Applicants are encouraged to register in Grants.gov early and submit their applications in advance of the August 8, 2023 deadline.  

Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-060723-002

Opportunity Title: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): School Choice & Improvement Program (SCIP)Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Program, Assistance Listing Number 84.215J

FY 2023 Pre-Application Support and Technical Assistance

Webinars and Recordings

  • FY 2023 FSCS Competition Overview: Short 15-minute recording that provides an overview of the FSCS competition, plus the slides and transcript.
  • FY 2023 FSCS Logic Models: Short 15-minute recording that provides an overview of the FY 2023 logic model requirement, plus the slides and transcript.
  • FY 2023 Capacity Building and Development Grants (Absolute Priority 3): Friday, June 16, 2023; 2 pm Eastern.
  • FY 2023 Multi-Local Educational Agency Grants (Absolute Priority 4): Tuesday, June 13, 2023; 2 pm Eastern.
  • FY 2023 FSCS State Scaling Grants (Absolute Priority 5): Thursday, June 15, 2023; 2 pm Eastern.
  • FY 2023 FSCS Competition: The Roles of an SEA in FSCS State Scaling Grants; Thursday, June 29, 2023; 4 pm Eastern


  • The FY 2023 FSCS Grant Competition Overview provides a brief summary of the program regulations and application requirements.
  • The FY 2023 Institute for Higher Education (IHE) Brochure describes how colleges and universities (including community colleges and public and private universities) can enhance their impact by applying for Full-Service Community School Grants.
  • The FY 2023 NonProfit One-Pager provides an overview and examples of how nonprofits can increase their impact by applying for a Full-Service Community Schools Grant as a lead applicant or part of a consortium.
  • The FY 2023 State Education Agency (SEA) Brochure describes how SEAs can partner with eligible applicants such as nonprofits and school districts to apply for Full-Service Community School Grants. The brochure also provides examples of how states are supporting the implementation of community schools at scale.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • The FY 2023 FAQs were updated on July 20, 2023, and can be found here.

FY 2023 Notice of Intent to Apply

The Deadline for the Notice of Intent to Apply was July 7, 2023.  Applicants are encouraged to apply even if they did not submit their intent to apply.  Please note that an entity that submits a notice of intent to apply is not obligated to apply for an FSCS grant, nor is it bound to the information provided in its notice of intent to apply.

FY 2023 FSCS Grant Competition Notice of Intent to Apply Survey (surveymonkey.com)