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 Title I, Section 1003 School Improvement Competitive Grants



The Title I Section 1003 School Improvement Competitive Grants provide financial resources (pending final State Board of Education approval) to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) on behalf of Title I schools identified as Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI), Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI), and CSI Promise schools as defined by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Division of School and District Effectiveness at the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) will award competitive one-year, non-renewable grants to LEAs on behalf of identified schools to meet the needs outlined in their improvement plans.

Digital Learning Grant

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, public school buildings are closed, and districts have shifted to digital learning to ensure the safety of students and staff.  To support schools and districts with newly identified digital learning needs, the GaDOE is offering the Digital Learning Grant.  This competitive grant will support equity and access to the necessary tools and resources for digital learning and provide opportunities for school staff to stay connected with students.

The maximum grant period for a Digital Learning Grant is from time of award through September 30, 2021 subject to the continued availability of funds and the grantee meeting all outlined requirements.  ​


Eligible applicants must be schools federally identified as CSI, TSI, or CSI Promise as defined by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 

Due to the critical needs identified the deadline for s
ubmission is Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM. The application must be submitted on or before the deadline at​​​


 Contact Information

Amy Alderman
Division Program Manager 
Phone: 404-308-2503
Email: ​​​