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Arkansas Joint Use Agreement (JUA) Grant

Grants to Arkansas School Districts for Projects to Promote
Physical Activity for Students and Community Members

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) - School Health Services

Conf. Date:

01/11/21

Deadline Date:

02/26/21 Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $30,500 to Arkansas school districts partnering with nonprofit organizations or agencies for projects to promote physical activity. Funding is intended to improve the overall health of students and community members. Eligible projects increase access to existing recreational facilities.

The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), School Health Services Office is pleased to announce the Arkansas Joint Use Agreement (JUA) Grant Request for Applications. Joint use is the practice of allowing use of public school buildings and/or grounds by non-public school entities and/or vice versa. A JUA is a collaborative agreement between a school and local government or non-profit entity setting forth the terms and conditions for shared use of public property/facility. JUAs can range in scope from relatively simple written agreements, such as opening school playgrounds to the community outside of school hours where both agencies agree to maintain and support the space, to complex collaborations, such as a district allowing community individuals and groups to access all school recreation facilities or allowing schools to access all city or county recreation facilities.

The JUA grant funds must be used to assist schools and communities in achieving collaborative partnerships to improve the overall health status of students and/or other community members by increasing opportunities for physical activity.

For priority points, see p. 5 of the Grant Guidelines in Supporting Documents below.

For allowable expenses, see p. 9 of the Grant Guidelines in Supporting Documents below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171768

Estimated Size of Grant:

Schools/Districts may apply for a maximum of $30,500. Awardees may receive up to $500 for Phase I activities. Awardees may receive up to $30,000 for Phase II activities.

Term of Contract:

Grantees will have six (6) months to fully implement the joint use project and expend all grant funds.

Reapplying districts who have been awarded a JUA grant previously, may apply for continued support for joint use activities within the district via a reapplication process.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All Arkansas public school districts are eligible to apply. To be eligible for funding, the joint use partnership must be between an individual school district and a local government agency or non-profit organization. The school/district and joint use partner(s) must show proof that each will contribute resources and long-term stability to the proposed project and facility. The applying Arkansas public school must act as the lead grantee and fiscal agent for the grant funds awarded.

The Joint Use Agreement grant funds are not intended to create new programs.

For unallowable expenses, see p. 9 of the Grant Guidelines in Supporting Documents below.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An optional online technical assistance grant writing webinar will be offered for prospective applicants. The one-hour webinar will be held Monday, January 11th at 1:30 p.m. Registration to attend the webinar is not required.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/92749094670?pwd=RmRhQVZCVXoxOHJjaTdGZEVvMkpkQT09
Meeting ID: 927 4909 4670
Passcode: 182974

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received on or before Friday, February 26, 2021.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to Brittany.Rogers@arkansas.gov

For questions related to this request for applications, please contact the School Health Services Grant Manager:
Brittany Rogers
Phone Number: 501-683-3588
Email: See above

School Health Services
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot #14
Little Rock, AR 72201

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