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Current District Grants

  MDUSD 2020-21 Grants
  FINAL TOTAL (awarded grants)   $13,342,533
  indirect 1.47% Return on Investment (ROI) $196,135
  New funds/ongoing for 2020-21   $7,025,304
  Stephanie Roberts, Director Partnerships & MTSS can be reached at robertss@mdusd.org and/or 925-682-8000 x6201
Competitive grant      
X Grant Funder Amount Use of funds
x After School Education & Safety Grant (ASES)* (3871) CDE $3,355,843 This grant provides funding to operate the CARES After School Program at 14 schools in the district. Services includes academic support, enrichment, tutoring, field trips, youth service, and nutrition. Schools (Bel Air, Cambridge, Delta View, El Monte, Fair Oaks, Meadow Homes, Rio Vista, Shore Acres, Sun Terrace, Wren, Ygnacio Valley Elem, El Dorado, Oak Grove and Riverview).
x ASES Kids Code Grant CDE $115,000 Funds to support coding in the CARES After School Programs at Bel Air Elementary ($50,000) and Cambridge Elementary ($65,000).
x Bancroft Robotics Learners and Leaders / Bristol Meyer grant Bristol Meyers $10,000 Funds to support STEM Education Project at Bancroft Elementary School.
x California Partnership Academies CDE $537,300 Funds to support the Careers in Education and Health Science Academies at YVHS, International Hospitality & Tourism,  Medical Biotechnology and Architecture, Construction, Manufacturing, & Engineering, and Digital Safari Academies at MDHS and Human Services Academy at CHS. 
x California Partnership Academies: Lighthouse Academies Project (YVHS) CDE $16,466 Lighthouse Academy Project grant for the Ygnacio Valley High School Education Academy.
x Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) -MDUSD CDE $642,762 This is the 4th round of CTEIG funds the district has received to support pathway development, Career Technical Education (CTE), career exploration and work based learning opportunities for $637,787. The first round of funds was $1.9 million year one, round 2 $1,297,410, and round 3 $1,022,003.
x Career Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG) -MDUSD CDE $1,074,713 This is the 5th round of CTEIG funds the district has received to support pathway development, Career Technical Education (CTE), career exploration and work based learning opportunities for $1,074,713. The first round of funds was $1.9 million year one, round 2 $1,297,410, round 3 $1,022,003, and round 4 $642,761.
x CCAP Stem Project Diablo Valley College $75,000 Funds to develop a 9-14 STEM pathway through partnership with Diablo Valley College.  Proposing to develop pathway at Mt. Diablo High School, Concord High School, and Ygnacio Valley High School. MDUSD was allocated $350,000 over the course of the 5 year grant (approximately $70,000 annually for three years).
x Chevron PLTW grants  Chevron and Project Lead the Way $55,000 Grant amount awarded per school include, Cambridge ($5000), El Dorado ($10000), Fair Oaks ($5000), Holbrook ($5000),  Pleasant Hill Elementary ($5000), Shore Acres ($5000), Sun Terrace ($5000), Westwood ($5000), Ygnacio Valley High ($10,000). Funds are to implement Project Lead the Way (PLTW), access to curriculum/online program, and purchase equipment.  PLTW is implemented during the school day and/or in the after school program at participating schools.
x Comprehensive Support & Improvement (CSI) CDE $1,021,697 Funds to support 6 eligible schools based on high school graduation rate if less than 67% and the lowest-performing 5% of Title I schools. Funds can be used to provide comprehensive or targeted support and improvement planning. Schools include, Sunrise, Olympic, Diablo Day, El Monte, Oak Grove, and Riverview.
x Crisis Counseling Matching Grant with the City of Walnut Creek Walnut Creek $5,000 Funds to pay for additional counseling support to Foothill Middle School.
x Early Literacy Support Block Grant for Bel Air CDE $364,616 Funds to conduct a needs assessment and plan to address target support for English Language Arts (ELA).  
  Federal Preschool Grant (for Special Education) CDE $235,965 Funds to support special education preschool services.
x First 5 Contra Costa School- Readiness Grant  First 5 $109,262 Provides funding to implement family literacy program based preschools at Meadow Homes, Cambridge and Rio Vista Elementary Schools. This is an annual grant.
x K-12 Stronger Workforce Project
(SWP) Grant (2019-20)
Community College District $145,510 Funds to support Mt. Diablo Unified School District’s (MDUSD) College/Career Bridge Project to (1) Increase dual enrollment opportunities for students at alternative education sites (Olympic) and high schools (Concord, Mt. Diablo and Ygnacio Valley) with at least 50% students identified as English language learners, low income, homeless and foster youth; 2) Develop meaningful work based learning experiences for students; and 3) Continue to develop pathway alignment with post-secondary options. MDUSD was awarded $291,020, to be divided over 36 months (approximately $145,510 for 2019/20)
x K-12 Stronger Workforce Project
(SWP) Grant (2020-22)
Community College District $527,939 Two separate grants to support Career Pathways Internships ($310,697) and Career Pathways Opportunities for Alternative High Schools ($217,242).  Funds can be spend through 12/30/22
x K-12 Stronger Workforce Project
(SWP) Grant (2021-23)
Community College District $663,965 Student Support grant ($663,965) to assist student success in career pathways and school.  Pay for two additional counselors (MHS/YVHS) to provide additional targeted student support and a Career Transitions Coordinator to help develop systems, middle school outreach and transition to high school.  Funds can be spend through 6/30/22
x K-12 Stronger Workforce Project
Grant (SWP) - CCCOE Consortium (2019-22)
CDE $45,000 These are K12 SWP funds the district has been allocated as part of the CCCOE Consortium application to support pathway development, Career Technical Education (CTE), career exploration and work based learning opportunities.
x K-12 Stronger Workforce Project
Grant (SWP) - CCCOE Consortium (2020-23)
CDE $60,000 These are K12 SWP funds the district has been allocated as part of the CCCOE Consortium application to support the Health pathways development
x Low Performing Student Block Grant CDE $2,132,130 Low Performing Students Block grant to support district wide initiatives, supplemental support for low performing students, work based learning, PLTW and STEM support.  Board approved a plan in January 2020 on focus for these funds.
x Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (previously called Carl Perkins) grant* (Adult Ed)  CDE $21,599 Provides LEA (districts) with funding for the improvement of postsecondary career and technical education programs. Funding is provided to state institutions and postsecondary education programs. Adult Ed career technical education program improvements. These fund are issued through a local consortium.  The fiscal agent Martinez Adult Education. MDUSD hopes to become our own fiscal agent and to reach 50,000 adults. MDAE currently serves approximately 25,000 adult students.
x Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (previously called Carl Perkins) grant* (Secondary Ed) CDE $191,629 Provides LEA (districts) with funding for the improvement of secondary career and technical education programs for Secondary (6-12th grade) career pathways and technical education program improvements and enhancements. Schools submit a plan to access funding annually.
x Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant  Workforce Development Board, Contra Costa County $375,000 Three-year grant to provide case management to eligible in-school and out-of school non-attending youth between the ages of 16-24.  This is re-engagement grant to support youth in obtaining their high school diploma, gain work readiness skills and transition to postsecondary opportunities.
  WorkAbility  CDE $325,035 Funds used to provide support for students with IEP's transitioning from high school to independence.
x Workforce Investment Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, Section 231 and the English Literacy and Civics Education supplemental funding CDE $473,062 This grant provides supplemental funds for adult basic education, adults with disabilities, high school subjects, English as a second language (ESL), citizenship, and English Literacy & Civics Education (EL Civics), thereby enabling adults to become employable, productive, and responsible citizens, workers, and family members. 
  Subtotal   $12,579,493  
  Technology & Maintenance & Operation      
         
  Sub Total   $0  
  School Climate and Safety      
x WE Teacher Grant for Trauma Informed Practices WE Foundation & Walgreens $25,000 Funds to provide professional development, resources and support to increase staff knowledge about trauma informed practices and classrooms.  Funds can be spent on materials, staff or areas the district identifies as a need to build staff capacity.
  Subtotal   $25,000  
  Arts and Enrichment Grants      
x Adopt A School Adopt A School $5,000 A $5,000 grant was awarded to YVHS to support teachers.  10 YVHS teachers will be issued $500 each to be able to purchase supplies, materials and resources for their classroom in 2021-22.
x Community Development Block Grant  City of Concord $50,000 Funds to support the grant will also support expanded enrichment, STEM and youth development activities. Funds will be used to support the eleven Mt. Diablo CARES After School Program sites (Cambridge, Fair Oaks, Meadow Homes, Wren, Ygnacio Valley ES, Oak Grove, and El Dorado.
x Community Development Block Grant  Bay Point $10,000 Funds to support the grant will also support expanded enrichment, STEM and youth development activities. Funds will be used to support the Bay Point CARES After School sites (Bel Air, Shore Acres, Rio Vista and Riverview).
  Subtotal   $60,000  
         
  Youth and Community Development Grants      
x Dean Lesher Dean Lesher Foundation $25,000 Funds to support literacy and parent support at Crossroads High School.
x Early Head Start (3245) Contra Costa County Employment & Human Svcs $155,540 Funds pay for wages & benefits of various employees.
x FACT (3692) Contra Costa County Employment & Human Svcs $80,000 Funds pay for wages & benefits of various employees at Crossroads Alternative High School. This grant supports student learning by providing services that include mentoring, tutoring, counseling and parent and life skills education. Services will also include reading support and career exploration. This is a one-year renewable grant. 
x Farm to School USDA grant USDA $100,000 Grant to support garden education and NGSS in the classroom (school day and after school), in-school cafeteria field trips for 4th graders, staff and materials.
x FIRST Robotics Programs Marathon Corporation $30,000 FIRST Robotics programs at College Park High School, Concord High School, and Ygnacio Valley HIgh School, for $20,000 for each school. Grant funding would support teacher coverage, buses for trips to competitions and to collaboration meetings between the schools, competition and registration fees, food for events, tools and materials for robotics training and building, and other related robotics expenses. Carryover funds from 2019/20.
x Lowell Berry Foundation Quest Foundation $3,000 Funds to support Crossroads.
x Marathon Corporation Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Middle School Robotics clubs Marathon Corporation $80,000 The STEM/Robotics grant will be for approximately $80,000 grant that will cover teacher supervision, professional development, collaboration, celebrations/competitions/community events, food for such events, and new/replacement materials for use by club members.  Carryover funds from 2019/20.
x Marathon Corporation Girls Summer STEM Camp and EdTech Symposium Marathon Corporation $20,000 A professional development day for MDUSD and other educators from around the area. This would be the fifth year of this event.  Carryover funds from 2019/20.
x SAGE Garden Project Grow Grant SAGE $30,000 Funds to support Garden Educator program to Bel Air, Gregory Gardens, Rio Vista and Sun Terrace ($7500 each school + $300 for garden supplies).  Each school also received a $500 Sprouts gift card to purchase groceries.  Carryover funds from 2019/20.
  Subtotal   $523,540  
  Nutrition and Physical Fitness Grants      
x Firedoll Grant Firedoll Foundation $22,000 Mt. Diablo Adult Education receives the Firedoll Foundation to provide support services to students in the “On Track” program. This program serves adult students with acquired brain injury. The funder for the student support services would continue to pay for the hourly position of Student Support Services Specialist (for approximately 12 hours per week; 38 weeks per year).
x Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP)  Contra Costa County Health Services $50,000 Provides one year funding to support the expansion of health & nutrition education component of the CARES After School Program. Grant pays for: cooking teachers, food, nutrition training, staff time to teach and coordinate nutrition program.  Funds now go through county agencies.
x Scare Away Hunger Marathon Corporation $2,500 Grant funds to Concord High School to collect canned food on Halloween to give to needy families.
x TUPE (Tobacco Use and Prevention Education) CDE $80,000 Funding to pay for tobacco education and prevention in 6th-12th grades. Partner with CCCOE and receive funds to pay for tobacco curriculum, staff, training, and transportation for students to attend the Teens Tackle Tobacco Youth Conference. CCCOE is the fiscal agent for this grant. Approximately $5,000 per site and all district middle, high and alternative schools are included in this grant.
  Subtotal   $154,500  
  FINAL TOTAL (awarded grants)   $13,342,533  
  indirect 1.47%   $196,135  
         
  Partnerships and Resources   In-Kind funds (not included in total above)  
  Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano $605,552 Food Bank of Contra Costa County will provides on average 378,470 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables valued at $605,552 to each school weekly for CARES students and their families.
  After School Snack Program USDA/ CDE $249,730 Funds to support implementation of the After School snack program at 17 CARES After School Programs through the Federal Snack through USDA in partnership with MDUSD Food services after school snack(1,921 x $.65 x 200 days)
  After School Supper Program USDA/ CDE $864,450 Provide Federal Supper through Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in partnership with MDUSD Food services after school supper (1,921 x $2.25 x 200 days)
  Subtotal   $1,719,732  
  In-Kind Partnership Funds   $1,719,732