School Improvement Grants Section 1003(g)
2014 identified Focus or Priority schools receiving Title I or qualifying for Title I are eligible to apply for a School Improvement Grant (SIG). See Focus Schools and Priority Schools links below. Questions regarding the SIG and the application process can be directed to the School Improvement Support Unit at 517-373-4872 or email MDE-SIG@michigan.gov
School Improvement Grant Applications
SIG Cohort II
October 1, 2011 - September 30, 2014. This Cohort is no longer active.
SIG Cohort III
October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2017. This Cohort received awards in 2014 and is currently in progress.
SIG Cohort IV
October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2020. This Cohort will begin implementation in Fall 2015.
Resources for Grantees
Use the budget development toolkit to create your substantially approvable budget.
MEGS User Guide - Modifying Users in MEGS for SIG Applications
Helpful instructions for adding, removing, and updating users in MEGS+ for School Improvement Grants.
External Service Provider Information
Legislation and Guidance
SIG Evaluation in Michigan
WestEd has been awarded a contract to perform an evaluation of the implementation of the SIG in Michigan. Click here to go to the WestEd website.