Districts, Schools and Educators

Competitive Minnesota Indian Teacher Training and Preparation (MITTP) Grant Opportunity – State Funding – FY20

The Minnesota Department of Education makes this state funding available from Minnesota Session Laws 2019, 1st Special Session, chapter 11, article 3, section 23, subdivision 5, and Minnesota Statutes, section 122A.63, to Minnesota postsecondary institutions and school districts for joint grants that will assist American Indians in becoming teachers and to provide additional education for American Indian teachers.

Publication Date: August 5, 2019

Due Date: August 30, 2019, no later than 3:30 p.m. Central Time

Total amount available: $92,000

Maximum grant amount: $46,000

Submit all required material to mde.compgrants@state.mn.us


Question and Answer period closes: August 21, 2019

Completed applications due: August 30, 2019

Anticipated date of grantee announcement: End of September 2019

Anticipated date for the beginning of the grant: November 1, 2019

Required Grant Documentation

All documentation below is required for a complete grant.

Instruction Document

  • This document contains all the information you will need to complete this grant application, including our criteria for the grant, how to apply, and the selection process.

Grant Cover Sheet and Application

  • This is the official cover sheet and application. Please download and complete all fields. All completed applications must be sent to mde.compgrants@state.mn.us by August 30, 2019 by 3:30 p.m. Central Time. We will not consider late applications.


  • You must complete the budget document and submit it to us in an Excel format.

Question and Answers

Question and Answer Document

  • The question and answer period is now closed.