Connecting Schools with Resources
STARBASE is proud to connect schools with funding resources that will allow districts to visit year after year. Through strong partnerships and community support, regional organizations, industries, and businesses have offered resources for schools to apply for dollars that will cover the cost of busing to bring students to and from STARBASE in Duluth.
Please visit the sites listed below for detailed information on how to apply for these grants.
- IRRRB & the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training (Specifically for the Taconite Assistance Area)
- Walmart Community Grants
- Minnesota Power Foundation
- Range Engineering Council
- Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
- National Bank of Commerce
- Local Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs
Title IV, Part A, also known as the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grant program, is a relatively new federal Title grant program under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The purpose of this annual program is to improve access to a holistic education. Minnesota received approximately $12 million dollars FY20. Title IV, Part A funds are distributed to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) as a formula grants to LEAs that spent Title I, Part A awards during the prior fiscal year. Please review these resources and those found on the ESEA Grant Application Tools webpage to inform program planning and application submission by September 1.