Office of Grants Administration



DAS hosted a webinar on Wednesday, October 4, at 12:00 p.m.

To access the webinar, click here
The accompanying PowerPoint is here

School Construction Resource Links

HVAC Indoor Air Quality Grant Program
School Construction Resources
School Construction Forms
School Construction Grant Program - Office of Legislative Research Report
School Building Project Advisory Council
School Safety Infrastructure Council (repealed by PA 22-118)

Grants for Energy Improvements at Public School Facilities
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced more than $80M, the first tranche of funding in a $500M investment, to make clean energy improvements in K-12 public schools. Efficient and Healthy Schools
The Efficient and Healthy Schools campaign is an interagency effort between DOE, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Education that provides recognition and technical assistance to school districts seeking to implement high-impact indoor air quality and efficiency improvements that will reduce energy bills and improve student and teacher health.

The Grant Office:

  • Processes and evaluates school construction grant applications
  • Prepares the annual School Construction Priority List
  • Issues State grant commitments
  • Monitors and tracks school construction project documentation, data and approvals
  • Processes payment requests and calculates grants

The Plan Review Office:

  • Determines adequacy of proposed new school facility sites
  • Reviews all project documents including construction plans and specifications for bid approval requirements and grant eligibility
  • Reviews project change orders
  • Issues project approval to bid letters
  • Develops and implements School Construction Standards and Guidelines
  • Reviews school construction cost estimates