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My Brother's Keeper Challenge Grant

Program Spotlights

The purpose of the My Brother's Keeper Challenge Grant is to incentivize and support school districts to develop and execute coherent cradle-to-college strategies aimed at improving the life outcomes for boys and young men of color. 

The MBK Challenge Grant Program is designed to encourage regions and school districts to develop and execute coherent cradle-to-career college strategies that are aimed at improving the life outcomes for boys and young men of color and develop and sustain effective relationships with families toward the goal of success for all students. In 2016, NYSED awarded $7 million in grants to 40 school districts with an annual distribution for 3 years to work with community-based organizations and other groups to improve family engagement efforts in local communities.

Deadlines

April 16, 2019

  • WebEx for interim and final reporting, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

May 10, 2019

  • Deadline to submit the interim report

October 11, 2019

  • Deadline to submit amendments (FS10-A) for 2018-19 program year

October 18, 2019

  • Deadline to submit the final report 

Director's Training

  • Early next grant cycle