Learning in Extended Academic Programs (LEAP) Grant FY23


The purpose of the Learning in Extended Academic Programs (LEAP) Grant FY23 is to provide grants to eligible schools to provide extended academic programming that has a positive measurable impact on or enriches the academic performance and overall well-being of students who are at risk of falling behind academic requirements.

Total Funds Available: $4,500,000 (FY23)

Range of Grant Awards: Minimum Award: $250,000. Maximum: $400,000.

Customer Service Support Sessions

The MSDE OST Team will hold three virtual customer service support sessions to provide grant guidance and technical assistance. During the first, customer session, the MSDE OST Team will provide support and answer questions regarding completing the application. Registration for the sessions with the dates and a video call link will be provided in a separate communication.


If you have questions about the application or the process, please contact the Program Monitor:

Reginald Burke
Director, Youth Development Branch
Maryland State Department of Education
410-767-0313 (office)

A list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers will be posted to the MSDE website following customer service support sessions

When will the application be open?

Monday, December 26, 2022

Application Submission Date: