African American/Black Student Success Plan Grant Program: Eligibility
(1)To be eligible to receive an African American/Black Student Success Grant, an applicant must:
(a)Be an early learning hub, a provider of early learning services, a school district, an education service district, a post-secondary institution of education, or a Community-Based Organization;
(b)Serve African/African American/Black/African Diaspora students and youth populations and their families as follows:
(A)For existing programs or projects that are being scaled up, provide data to the Department of Education validating that the majority of their students who are served through the programming or services the organization is providing under the Grant are African/African American/Black/African Diaspora students;
(B)For new programs or services, provide information to the Department of Education about how the program or project will serve African/African American/Black/African Diaspora students and estimating the total number of African/African American/Black/African Diaspora students who will be served; and
(c)Be actively engaged in or prepared to enter into an inclusive Partnership and/or consortium with other entities invested in the success of African/African American/Black/African Diaspora students through the implementation of Culturally Responsive programming or services. The Partnership or consortium must meet the following criteria:
(A)Consortiums and Partnerships must include a Culturally Specific Organization that works with African/African American/Black/African Diaspora students.
(B)If the applicant is a Culturally Specific or Community-Based Organization, it must have at least one school district or post-secondary institution as a partner.
(C)If the applicant is an early learning hub or provider of early learning services, it must have at least one school district or post-secondary institution as a partner.
(2)A single grant proposal may include more than one applicant, but the lead applicant must be one of the eligible types identified in subsection (1) of this rule.
Rule 581-017-0556 — African American/Black Student Success Plan Grant Program: Eligibility,