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Grant Projects

Extended Learning Grant

Extended Learning Grant

The Allen County ESC seeks to promote high quality programming that will improve educational outcomes.  The focus is on Early Literacy, Social, Emotional Learning and Career Education. Extended Learning Grant funds through the Ohio Department of Education will facilitate new initiatives to assist our school districts, families and the community with additional support services, materials and resources.

Links to Mini-grant applications:
Extended Learning Grant.INFO.pdf
Extended Learning Budget.pdf

Send completed applications to Barbara Duval     [email protected]

Allen County ESC Prevention Education Grant

Allen County ESC Receives $26,000 in grant funding to provide training to educators and related service personnel from Allen County Schools!  
In partnership with Auglaize and Hardin County ESC's, Allen County ESC is working with the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board to allocate over $300,000 in prevention education initiatives for the three county K-12 schools.  Training may include the model and tenets of prevention of risky behaviors, including substance abuse, suicide, bullying and other harmful behaviors. Educational service centers submitted compelling proposals intended to empower local communities and their districts and schools in their efforts to help students build resiliency and reduce risky behaviors.

Multi-Agency Planning Grant of $11,000

The MAP (Multi- Agency Planning) grant was first awarded in 2018 by the Ohio Employment First Initiative. It has been extended to cover the 2020-21 school year. Core member agencies include the Allen County Educational Service Center, Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. It has since grown to inclde representatives from Apollo, SAFY, FRC, Ohio Means Jobs, Coleman  Behavioral Services, Area Agency on Aging, and Lima City Schools. MAP meetings are held once a month to continue collaborative efforts in transition services for youth in Allen County.