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Expelled and At-Risk Student Services (EARSS) Request for Proposals

The Colorado Department of Education is currently accepting new grant proposals for the Expelled and At-Risk Student Services Program. For instructions to apply, eligibility criteria, program purposes, allowable uses of funds, etc., refer to the Request for Proposal and related items posted below. Funding will be available for four-year grants, pending adoption of the State FY 19 budget and the annual appropriation for the following three years. Awarded grantees will submit continuation applications and budgets each year.


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Application to Review EARSS Grant Proposals:

Peer reviewers are being sought for reviewing and scoring proposals. The team review day is scheduled for Friday, April 6, 2018 in the metro area. If interested, revisit this page for details regarding qualifications, time commitment, to disclose conflicts of interest, and to find a link for completing an application survey.

Application forms to complete and submit:

  • Attachment F: Letter of Intent  - Due Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by 11:59pm (and on an on-going basis as the RFP becomes known after this deadline).

Request for Proposal - Electronic Submission Must be Submitted by Wednesday, March 14, 2018 no later than 11:59pm.

Additional materials referenced in the proposal:

Attachments referenced in the RFP are offered here as separate files so applicants can more quickly access information and can more easily share specific information with others.


A live webinar will be offered on January 18, 2018 from 2:30 -3:30 pm. Register for this webinar via Eventbrite at A link to a recording of this webinar will be posted here.



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