FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 6, 2020
Kansas Board of Regents seeks adult education grant proposals
(Topeka, Kan.) - The Kansas Board of Regents will be seeking competitive applications from potential local Adult Education providers. The Board is making this funding available following Title II of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in order to provide eligible individuals with educational opportunities to acquire the skills necessary to become self-sufficient.
Potential providers include local educational agencies; community-based organizations or faith-based organizations; volunteer literacy organizations; institutions of higher education; public or private nonprofit agencies; libraries; public housing authorities; nonprofit institutions that are not described above and have the ability to provide adult education and literacy activities to eligible individuals; consortia or coalitions of the agencies, organizations, institutions, libraries, or authorities described above; and partnerships between an employer and an entity described above.
Annual renewal is contingent upon availability of funding, compliance with federal law and grant expectations, and demonstration of successful delivery of program objectives.
Interested applicants are asked, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to apply by Jan. 31, 2020. The request for proposals will be released Jan. 10, 2020 and due March 13, 2020.
Information and application materials will be published at www.kansasregents.org/academic_affairs/adult-education/adult_education_resources.
About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas.