From our friends at the Office of Economic Empowerment:
The next funding opportunity for spring semester Credit for Life Fairs is now open!
Eligible schools will meet the requirement of being a Massachusetts public high school, Massachusetts charter high school, or Massachusetts public or private day or residential special education program approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in accordance with the provisions of 603 CMR 28.09.
You can apply in one of the following categories:
- A seed applicant school is defined as an applicant that meets the above criteria and is applying for a grant from the Innovation Fund for the first time to host their first fair.
- An innovation applicant school is defined as an application that meets the above criteria and is applying for funds for the first time from the Innovation Fund to expand an existing fair serving only one school.
- A continuation applicant school is defined as an applicant that meets the above criteria and has previously received funds as a seed or innovation applicant from the Innovation Fund during the academic years 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018. A continuation application is applying for funds to expand or enhance an existing fair.