Senator Schatz was successful in securing more than half a billion dollars in new earmark funding for Hawaii, as well as increased federal funding for the state. For a visual representation of the over $16 billion in federal funding secured by Senator Schatz during his tenure so far, we have a helpful map on our website:https://www.schatz.senate.gov/about/issues/delivering-federal-resources-to-hawaii
Heading into the next appropriations cycle, we take two types of appropriations requests: (1) programmatic funding, and (2) congressionally directed spending (also known as “earmarks”).
Programmatic funding requests are for national programs that benefit Hawaii. Requests include topline funding, report language, or bill language. More information about programmatic requests can be found here.
Congressionally directed spending (CDS) requests are for specific, one-year projects under certain accounts. Only state, local, tribal governments or nonprofits are eligible to request a CDS. More information about CDS requests can be found here. Examples of pas projects requested in the Senate can be found here.
As we await the president’s budget request for FY24, now is the time to begin developing your programmatic or CDS requests. If you have questions, please reach out to me, your staff contact, or our general appropriations email address (Schatz_Appropriations@schatz.senate.gov).
Deadline for receipt of application is 5:00pm HST on January 20, 2023
Proposals Due January 27, 2023
The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation and Stupski Foundation have launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) in search of partners for the Own Your Own Future family engagement grant initiative. The goal of this initiative is to support smart strategies that equip families with the information required to meaningfully discuss college and jobs together.
Nonprofit community partners, work-based learning intermediaries, secondary public schools, DOE complex areas, and local postsecondary institutions are invited to submit proposals for grants up to $50,000 in support of specific activities over a 24-month project period that engages families in supporting pathways to college and career success.
Applications Due February 1, 2023, 12:00 PM HST
The New York Life Foundation is seeking applications from afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving underserved middle-school youth. In total, $1.8 million in grants will be awarded to programs nationwide. A total of 40 grant awards will be made nationwide—take a look to see which opportunity is a good fit for you and apply today!
Join an informational webinar on December 15th, 10 AM HST to learn more about this opportunity.
Proposals Due February 10, 2023, 4:30 PM HST
The Community Engagement Branch at the Hawai‘i Department of Education is soliciting proposals to obtain a vendor list of External Service Partners to provide services to schools, professional development, technical assistance, and specialized support during times when school is not in session--before school, after school, intersessions, and summer. This RFP is meant to supplement the 2021 RFP that resulted in Vendor List E22-06. Being added to the OST Vendor List will make it easier for schools, complexes, complex areas, and state offices to contract organizations to provide out-of-school time services.
Applications Due March 1, 2023, 2:00 PM HST
HIDOE Community Engagement Branch's (CEB) Request for Applications for the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC) is now open. The CEB anticipates awarding approximately $1.5 million to implement the 21CCLC programs in high-poverty communities.
The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers provide a range of high-quality out-of-school time services to support student learning and development, including tutoring and mentoring, homework help, academic enrichment (such as hands-on science or technology programs), and community service opportunities, as well as music, arts, sports, and cultural activities.