Special Education

Grant Application for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for 2013-14


Materials Required for Application Submission                     

Please Note: Districts may not obligate funds for a proposed federal grant project until the application and budget (FS-10) have been received by the State Education Department (SED) in a substantially approvable form.

Applicants must submit the following to be substantially approvable:

  • The application cover page with original signature of the Chief School/Administrative Officer (in blue ink)
  • The information regarding 2011-12, 2012-13 and current school year's local maintenance of effort
  • Local educational agency (LEA) Assurance Pertaining to Maintenance of Local Effort
  • FS-10 Budget with Budget Summary Page
  • LEA Certification Pertaining to the Payment of Funding to Approved Special Education Providers (ASEPs)
  • Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Calculation Worksheet. If LEA is required to or has opted to use up to 15 percent of funds for CEIS.

Please see the Grant Application Instructions for additional information on:

  • CEIS
  • ASEPs - Flow Through
  • Parentally-Placed Students with Disabilities

Prior to copying the FS-10 budget forms, please ensure you have:

  • Included the last four digits of the project number in the space provided on the cover page. Your project number can be found in Column A of the Allocation Table.
  • Checked that the Chief School/Administrative Officer has signed in Blue Ink on the Budget Summary Page.
  • Typed or printed the Chief School/Administrative Officer name and title below the original signature.

The original Application and FS-10 Budgets, (including 2 copies) for the IDEA Section 611 and Section 619 Grants are due by July 1, 2013 to:

P-12 - Administrative Support Group (ASG)
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Ave., Rm 2M West EB
Albany, New York 12234

Attention: IDEA GRANTS

If you need assistance, have any questions and/or concerns regarding the submission of the IDEA grant application, please contact the Administrative Support Group at (518) 486-4662. /p>


Last Updated: May 24, 2013