Grant funding is available to LEAs (School Districts, Charter Schools, and BOCES) through a competitive application process administered by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). Applications for the McKinney-Vento Competitive Grant are available every 3 years. LEA's who successfully secure a 3-year grant may use funds to provide programs and activities that support the school success of students experiencing homelessness. Allowable activities include, but are not necessarily limited to: Visit the "Current Grantees" page for more information about the current grant cycle.

For more information about McKinney-Vento grants generally, please contact the Homeless Education Program at the State Education Department at (518) 473-0295. You may also contact Arija Linauts at NYS-TEACHS at 212-822-9571.
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