Former ABE Grants

These are grants that have expired.

Grant

Partners

Amount Requested

Amount Awarded

Date

Intensive ESL for MFIP Participants

Focus:  Provide classes to MFIP participants in need of ESL services to gain sufficient literacy skills to achieve self sufficiency through employment.

ABE

Local Workforce Center

 

$100,000

 

$80,000

 

7/1/02-6/30/03

CFL English Literacy/Civics Grant (2002-2003)

Focus:  Classes emphasizing local government, educational, workplace systems and other key American institutions, citizenship, civics mentoring project, ESL skills for intermediate and advanced students including phonetics and reading comprehension.

MACDO

SW Area Agency on Aging

First Call for Help

ABE

 

 

$40,000

 

 

$40,000

 

 

7/1/02-6/30/03

Innovative Grant (CFL)

Focus:  Develop a scope of sequence identifying the skills that are needed to be mastered at each level of ABE/ESL.  System could potentially be utilized statewide for the benefit of teachers, students, and workforce counselors.

Marshall ABE

West ABE

Workforce –
  SW MN Private
   Industry
   Council &
   Central MN
   Jobs  &
   Training
   Services

Other ABE
   Programs
   Statewide

 

$39,000

 

$28,599

 

10/15/02-6/30/03

CFL English Literacy/Civics Grant (2003-2004)

Focus:  Classes emphasizing local government, educational, workplace systems and other key American institutions, citizenship, ESL skills for intermediate and advanced students including phonetics and reading comprehension.

SW Area
   Agency on
   Aging

First Call for
   Help

ABE

 

 

$30,000

 

 

$30,000

 

 

 

7/28/03-6/30/04

Innovative Grant (CFL-Headstart Division)

Grant Recipient: Western Community Action/ 

    Headstart

Focus:  Enhance current Family Literacy Program at Ghent to include any family with a parent eligible for adult basic education services.

Marshall ABE

ECFE

Taher

 

$119,000

 

$119,000

 

 

10/1/02-6/30/03

MN Parent Center

Focus:  Provide an activity event to a culturally diverse & low socioeconomic population to encourage parents to become more involved in their child’s education.

Marshall ABE

Marshall Public
   School

 

 

$3,000

 

$2,500

 

2/1/03-9/30/03

 

 

DHS Refugee Grant-Social Service Proposal
2002-2004

Focus:  Financial support to maintain our current Family Literacy Program in Ghent and provide tutoring services to Somali students grades 5-12 with a small piece on parenting enhancement classes.

 

ECFE

Head Start

First Call for
  Help

TAHER Food
  Service

ABE

 

 

 

$148,661

 

 

 

$80,000

 

 

 

2003 -2004

 

CFL English Literacy/Civics Grant (2003-2004)

Focus:  Classes emphasizing local government, educational, workplace systems and other key American institutions, citizenship, ESL skills for intermediate and advanced students including phonetics and reading comprehension.

 

SW Area
   Agency
     on
   Aging

First Call
    for
   Help

ABE

 

 

 

$30,000

 

 

 

$30,000

 

 

 

7/28/03-6/30/04

 

Minnesota Literacy Council Technology Grant

Focus:  To develop curricula integrated with technology


ABE


$4,000


$4,000


7/1/03-12/31/03

The purpose of this grant is to provide translated materials of "The Tooth Book" in Somali, Hmong, and Hispanic to WCA Headstart staff to be used with families they serve and to provide funding to create stories with oral health care themes to be used in our Reading Skills for Today's Adults curriculum.  SW ABE - Marshall Region

$15,000

  12/28/04

Minnesota Literacy Council Technology Grant

Focus:  To develop curricula integrated with technology


ABE


$4,000


$4,000


7/1/04-12/31/04

CFL English Literacy/Civics Grant (2004-2005)

Focus:  Classes emphasizing local government, educational, workplace systems and other key American institutions, citizenship, ESL skills for intermediate and advanced students including phonetics and reading comprehension.

 

 

ABE

 

 

$40,000

 

 

$35,000

 

 

 

7/28/04-6/30/05

IBM'S Adult Literacy Grant Program
Focus:  To develop & apply innovative technology solutions that will focus on improving literacy skill of the neediest adult population
ABE
IBM
Market Value of $16,000   10/16/03-
  6/30/05
         

 

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