GOSA Releases Information about Fiscal Year 2016 Innovation Fund Grant Opportunities

June 8, 2015

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement has released information about Fiscal Year 2016 Innovation Fund grant opportunities. The Innovation Fund supports local education agencies (LEAs) in planning, implementing, and scaling innovative education programs that advance student achievement throughout Georgia.  The Fiscal Year 2016 budget included state funding to provide new grant opportunities.  The funding priorities for these grants include the following:

  • Applied Learning with a Focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education,
  • Birth to Age Eight Language and Literacy Development
  • Development and Replication of Blended Learning School Models,
  • Teacher and Leader Development for High-Need Schools

Click here to learn more about these funding opportunities.

On July 8th and 9th, GOSA will host technical assistance days for all agencies interested in applying for an Innovation Fund grant.  To register for a technical assistance day, please click here.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Rebecca Ellis, Innovation Fund Program Manager, or Dr. Cayanna Good, Deputy Director of Innovations and Academic Strategy, at rellis@georgia.gov or cgood@georgia.gov.

The grant applications, guidelines, and rubrics are included below.