The Idaho State Department of Education receives funds to be distributed as grants to local education agencies/districts (LEAs).

The Education of Homeless Children and Youth Subgrant Progam is a competitive grant and which is 100 percent federally funded. Award amounts are determined by the needs of the homeless children and youth to be served, the ability of the district to meet such needs, and the quality of the application.

Grant awards are available in a range from $5,000 to $50,000 per year and are disseminated in annual installments.

Eligibility: Any local education agency or Regional Consortia serving homeless children located within Idaho may apply for this subgrant.

Current grant period: July1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Current Grantees

District Award Amount
Coeur d'Alene School District $25,000 x 3 years = $75,000
Lewiston School District $25,000 x 3 years = $75,000
Boise School District $25,000 x 3 years = $75,000
West Ada School District $32,000 x 3 years = $96,000
Kuna School District $15,000 x 3 years = $45,000
Nampa School District $13,000 x 3 years = $69,000
Caldwell School District $25,000 x 3 years = $75,000
Payette School District $30,000 x 3 years = $90,000
Twin Falls School District $35,000 x 3 years = $105,000
Blackfoot School District $18,427 x 3 years = $55,281

Please check back for more information about our upcoming grant cycle July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022 in the Fall of 2019.