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Community Investment

OEA’s Community Investment program provides funding for programs and projects that would not typically fall into our other program areas but that have been identified as priorities by Congress. Community Investment covers two programmatic areas:

  • Public schools on military installations
  • Military medical center access improvement

Public Schools on Military Installations

Currently, there are 160 public schools located on military installations. These schools are owned and operated by the local school districts, or what is referred to as the Local Education Agency (LEA). Under the Public Schools on Military Installations program, Congress appropriates funds for DoD, through OEA, to address capacity issues and facility upgrades for those schools that are most in need of improvements, as identified by DoD.

OEA awards construction grants based on capacity and condition needs to the respective LEAs to implement expansion, renovation, or reconstruction projects. A 20% local match from the state or district is required. OEA program funding supports site work, demolition, renovation and repair of existing structures, partial or complete new construction and furniture, fixtures and equipment.

Military Medical Center Access Improvement

OEA manages the one-time funds provided by Congress in Fiscal Year 2010 for transportation infrastructure surrounding military medical facilities. This program was designed to improve access to growing facilities that have been impacted by BRAC actions (Base Realignment and Closings). OEA works with the regional authority – state, county and city – to ensure the access to these important facilities facilitates a safer and easier commute for patients and their families, Service members, and civilian employees.

Community Investment Program Authority

Public Schools on Military Installations

Military Medical Center Transportation Access Improvement Program

Project Profiles

Currently viewing 15 of 39 projects that match your criteria

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Fort Belvoir Elementary School (Upper School)

Fairfax County Public Schools builds new 95,341-square-foot facility to serve education needs of military dependents in Virginia

Fort Riley Elementary School

Fort Riley Elementary School builds new 76,445-square-foot facility.

Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary and Middle School

California’s Fallbrook Union Elementary School District initiates plans to construct new facilities.

San Onofre Elementary and Middle School

Fallbrook Union Elementary School District is constructing a new 90,361-square-foot facility.

Miller Elementary School

California’s San Diego Unified School District undertakes a 91,659-square-foot construction project.

Beachwood Elementary School

Washington’s Clover Park School District constructed new 71,143-square-foot-facility.

Scandia Elementary School

California’s Travis Unified Schools undertakes a 58,891-square-foot construction project.

Dugway High School

Utah’s Dugway High School builds new 71,635-square-foot facility.

Clarkmoor Elementary School

Washington’s Clover Park School District constructed a new 79,005-square-foot facility for Clarkmoor Elementary School.

Admiral Akers Elementary School

California’s Central Union School District initiates plans to modernize and expand Admiral Akers Elementary School.

Discovery-Atlantis Elementary School

New Jersey’s North Hanover Township School District commenced a 191,728-square-foot construction project.

Hancock Elementary School

San Diego USD undertakes a 90,500-square-foot construction project.

Camp Allen Elementary School

The City of Norfolk and Norfolk Public Schools initiated a 97,941-square-foot construction project for Camp Allen Elementary School.

Greenwood Elementary School

Washington’s Clover Park School District constructed a new 70,449-square-foot facility for Greenwood Elementary School.

Solomon Elementary School

Hawaii Department of Education pursues a 163,346-square-foot replacement project for Solomon Elementary School.

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