Perkins V expands opportunities for every student to explore, choose, and follow CTE programs of study and career pathways to earn credentials of value. In Montana, Perkins V starts with the 2020-21 grant cycle. Grant opportunities through Perkins V include: Perkins Local, Institutional, Reserve Fund, and Non-Trad grants.

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Grant Applications, RFPs, and Guidelines



Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment

One of the most significant changes in Perkins V is the new requirement for local applicants to conduct a comprehensive local needs assessment (CLNA) and update it at least every two years. A CLNA is required of all secondary and post-secondary local applicants seeking Perkins funding.


Perkins V Resources

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V)

Perkins V Legislative Summary & Analysis

State Determined Performance Levels for Perkins V - PUBLIC COMMENT


Please find all grant applications, guidelines, and forms on our Grant Applications & Forms page