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Grants Process Timeline

Grant Process Timeline
See complete timeline here

Grants Review Panel

Grant Review Panel
Grant Panel info here

Past Grant Recipients

Past Grant Recipients
FY15-19 Grant Awards here


The goal of the MCAEL grants program is to increase the availability of adult ESOL and literacy services that support identified community needs and diverse populations while also supporting improvement of the quality of services. MCAEL is pleased to partner with the Montgomery County Government to offer grant support for programs during the fiscal year from July 1 to June 30 of the following year. 

The application deadline for FY20 grants (for classes taking place July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) is April 2, 2019, 5:00 pm. Beginning this year, all applications must be submitted through the MCAEL online grants portal.

Grant Types

MCAEL offers two types of grants:


What you need to apply:

1. To get started, please download and read carefully the relevant Program or Access Grant guidelines.  
2. Create an account on the MCAEL online grants portal, where you will complete and submit your application. 

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