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School Bullying Prevention and Education Grant Program

What's New

The budget template for Cohort 3 of the BPEG program has been updated. Please make sure your budget allows for $35,000 per school per year. 


 

BPEG Program Cohort 3 Application

Download the Request for Applications

Download the Cohort 3 Budget Template

Visit the Application Resources Webpage

Watch the Request for Applications Webinar

 

The Colorado Department of Education is now accepting applications from districts (on behalf of a school or group of schools), the Charter School Institute, Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), and facility schools for the third grant cycle of the School Bullying Prevention and Education Grant (BPEG) program. Applicants may request funding for up to $35,000 per school, per year with a maximum of $280.000 per applicant. For complete details, including a three-year implementation guide, please download the BPEG Request for Applications document.

Timeline:

  • September 13, 2021: Request for Applications released
  • September 15, 2021: Application Information Webinar at 1:00pm. Register for the webinar here.
  • September 22, 2021: Intent to Apply completed no later than September 22, 2021 by 11:59pm
  • November 1, 2021: Applications due to CDE no later than November 1, 2021 by 11:59pm
  • November 1-16, 2021: Review of applications
  • November 30, 2021: CDE notifies those accepted and not accepted into the BPEG program no later than November 30, 2021 by 11:59pm
  • November 30 - May 2, 2022: Cohort 3 grantees work with CDE to finalize grant activities, budget, and readiness activities
  • June 1, 2022: Formal notification of acceptance into the BPEG communicated to LEAs no later than June 1, 2022 by 11:59pm

Description

The Colorado School Bullying Prevention and Education Grant Program (BPEG) is authorized by C.R.S. 22-93-101 to provide funding to reduce the frequency of bullying incidents. This includes:

  1. Implementing evidence-based bullying prevention practices with fidelity;
  2. Family and community involvement in school bullying prevention strategies; and
  3. Adopting specific policies concerning bullying education and prevention.

The next Request for Proposals to enter into the BPEG will be in the fall of 2020. For more information on the BPEG and results from the first cohort of grantees, please see our 2020 BPEG Fact Sheet (PDF) or watch the video at the bottom of this page.


BPEG Grantees

To see our list of grantees, please visit our grantees page.


BPEG Implementation Resources

The following resources can be used by any school or district interested in reducing bullying. Grantees may receive additional support and coaching on the use of these resources as a benefit of having been included in the grant.

 


Webinars


Presentations


Legislative Reports


For More Information:

Contact: Adam Collins, Ph.D.