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FEPP Levy K-12 Opportunity and Access Investment

The Department of
Education and Early Learning (DEEL) is requesting applications from
community-based organizations, government agencies, and public schools not
receiving a FEPP School-Based Investment who are interested in pursuing an
Opportunity and Access Investment from the City of Seattle Families, Education,
Preschool and Promise (FEPP) Levy approved by voters in November 2018.

DEEL has approximately
$1.28 million in annual FEPP Opportunity and Access Investment funding to be
awarded through a competitive request for investment (RFI) process and managed
by the City of Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL).
Successful applicants will receive up to three years of funding conditional
upon annual performance. Annual award size will be contingent upon services
provided and students served.

To be considered for
funding, eligible applicants are invited to submit a complete RFI application
by Monday April 13, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. DEEL will notify successful
applicants by Monday June 29, 2020 for investments beginning in as early as
September 2020 with the possibility of annual renewal through the 2022-23
school year.

Key timeline:

EVENT DATE/LOCATION*
Phase 1: Request for Investment                           *Dates and times are subject
to change
Request for Investment (RFI) Release Wednesday March 4, 2020
RFI Information Webinar Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Information Session 1 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 
2:30-5:00 p.m.
The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South 
Seattle, WA 98144
Information Session 2 Wednesday, March 25, 2020
2:30-5:00 p.m.
Miller Community Center 
330 19th Avenue E.   Seattle, WA 98112 
Last day to submit questions Friday April 3, 2020 by 5:00 pm
RFI Applications due Monday April 13, 2020 by 3:00 pm
Phase 2: Evaluation                                                     *Dates and times are subject
to change
Applications Reviewed and Rated April 14 – May 15, 2020
Interviews and Review Panel Deliberations   May 7 – May 15, 2020
Notifications Issued to Applicants Monday June 29, 2020

Please visit DEEL’s website at www.seattle.gov/education to learn more about the FEPP Levy Funding Opportunities, and click on Opportunity and Access Investment, and to view further details including the complete RFI, templates and Technical Assistance opportunities.