Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Stronger Connections Grant Program
The Nevada Department of Education is proud to be one of the first state education agencies in the country to distribute Stronger Connection Grant funds from the Bi-Partisan Safer Communities Act (BCSA). In total $8.4 million was distributed to 20 districts and charter schools. In the link below you will find the list of the high-needs districts and charter schools that were awarded grants and the grant scoring results. Also shown are the total amount each district and charter requested and the amount they received.
Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) Stronger Connections Grant Program Allocation to the State of Nevada
The NDE Federal Title IV, Part A (TIVA) Program to implement and manage the grant separately from the regular annual TIVA allocations
State-level set-aside (4%)
LEA 95% - Competitive Basis
Total BSCA Allocation
Note: Funding must be obligated by September 30, 2026.