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Adult Basic Education/IELCE Grant for 2022-27

2022-27 BEdA Master and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) Grant

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) is the agency authorized by state law to administer adult basic education in Washington state.

On Jan. 24, 2022 SBCTC will release a Request for Applications (RFA) for federal funds to provide Adult Basic Education services in Washington state from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027.

Proposals will be reviewed and scored by teams of innovative basic skills leaders from across the state and SBCTC staff.

Letter of Intent

Interested organizations are required to submit a Letter of Intent, to Christy Lowder by January 18, 2022, in order to gain access to the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) Online Grant Management System (OGMS) for the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title II funds to provide Adult Basic Education services in Washington State.

  • Letter of Intent


Troy Goracke
Policy Associate, BEdA


Important dates

Dates are subject to change.

Milestones Key Dates
Letters of Intent due Jan. 18, 2022
Grant Application opens in OGMS Jan. 24, 2022
Question and Answer period opens Jan. 24, 2022
Bidders’ Conferences (9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m.) Jan. 26, 2022
Question and Answer period for RFA closes Feb. 22, 2022
Grant Application closes in OGMS March 3. 2022
Preliminarily approved applications, comment, recommendations entered in OGMS feedback screen and returned to applicants March 29, 2022
Applicants with preliminary approval must submit budget application(s) in OGMS April 6, 2022
Budget Application Zoom meeting (2-4 p.m.) April 6, 2022
All Provider Revisions are due in OGMS April 14, 2022
Budget application(s) close in OGMS May 5, 2022
Budget feedback entered and returned to applicants May 19, 2022
Final grant approval in OGMS June 30, 2022

Grant guidelines

RFA Questions and Answers


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