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Adult Education Funding Opportunity
Mississippi Community College Board
Office of Adult Education
Fiscal Years 2018 and Fiscal Year 2019
(July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019)
This initial grant application covers the following
period: Fiscal Year 2018
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

The Mississippi Community College Board, Office of Adult Education is soliciting applications from eligible providers for the 2017-2018 program year to develop, implement, and improve adult education and literacy activities within the State.

A Bidder’s Conference will be offered on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mississippi Library Commission, 3881 Eastwood Drive, Jackson, MS 39211. Grant requirements will be discussed and questions will be answered. This funding opportunity is provided through the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy Act. Additional information can be found at

Request for Application Resources
1.  Request for Application: Instructions and General Information
2.  Request for Application: Application (WORD)    (PDF)
3.  RFA Timeline
4.  Budget Workbook
5.  Administrative Cost Negotiation Request
6.  Mississippi American Community Survey
7.  Required Program Assurances
    a.  Mississippi OAE Program Assurances
    b.  Certification Regarding Lobbying
    c.  Disclosure of Lobbying Activities, if applicable
    d.  Assurances Non Construction Programs Standard Form 424 B
8.  Scoring Rubric for RFA(WORD)   (PDF)
9.  RFA Question and Responses
10.  Grant Application Checklist

Adult Education Program Resources
1.  Office of Adult Education: Program Guidelines 2017
2.  Adult Education Fact Sheet
2.  Smart Start Fact Sheet (WORD)
3.  Adult Education and Middle Skill Workers