Grants and Nominations

The State Department of Education offers a number of grants and opportunities for educators and schools.

On this page, you will find current RFPs, applications for nominations and awarded grants.


Jennifer Chessmore 
Project Director, Office of Title Services and Competitive Grants


Request for Nominations


New & Noteworthy

Oklahoma School and Campus Safety and Security Grant Program

On July 1, 2023, the Oklahoma State Department of Education (“SDE”) was appropriated $1.4 Million in funds to be distributed as grants through the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (“ODEMHS”). The Grants will consist of awards up to and including $50,000. The Oklahoma School and Campus Safety Security Grant Program is a reimbursement grant, as such, awards will be paid on a reimbursement basis only. Eligible applicants are inclusive of public, private, technical centers and higher education institutions. For public schools and technology centers, the application must be made by the respective public school district or technology center district. 

Application Packet


Greenlight Initiative

The Greenlights Grant Initiative is focused on raising awareness about school safety grants, equipping school districts with resources and tools for successful applications, and ensuring continuous and more equitable federal funding for school safety. For more information click here or visit

SAM replaces DUNS with UEIs

The Federal Government has started the transition from the DUNS number to the new Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number in accordance with 2 CFR Part 25. All organizations that receive federal dollars and already have a DUNS number will now have a new UEI number assigned to them.

Visit the SAM Transition page to learn more.


Grant Opportunities

Education Grants and Opportunities poster with educational items

Awarded Grants


Funding Resources


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Last updated on March 14, 2024