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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs: Demonstration Grants for Indian Children Program CFDA Number 84.299A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants for this program are State educational agencies; LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law; Indian tribes; Indian organizations; BIE-funded schools; Indian institutions (including Indian IHEs); or a consortium of any of these entities.An application from a consortium of eligible entities must meet the requirements of 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129, including the requirement to include a signed consortium agreement with the application. Letters of support do not meet the requirement for a consortium agreement.Applicants applying in a consortium with or as an Indian organization must demonstrate that they meet the definition of "Indian organization" in 34 CFR 263.20.The term "Indian institution of higher education" means an accredited college or university within the United States cited in section 532 of the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994 (7 U.S.C. 301 note), any other institution that qualifies for funding under the Tribally Controlled College or University Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), and Dine College (formerly Navajo Community College) authorized in the Navajo Community College Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 640a et seq.).

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 5
06/29/15150629 Apply

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Enhanced Assessment Instruments Grants Program: Enhanced Assessment Instruments CFDA Number 84.368A;

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: SEAs as defined in section 9101(41) of the ESEA and consortia of such SEAs

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $17,870,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 6
06/29/15150629 Apply

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OES): Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Grant Program CFDA Number 84.041C

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: An LEA may qualify for an emergency grant under Priority 1 or Priority 2.(a) Consistent with the requirements of section 8007(b)(3)(A) of the Act, an LEA is eligible to receive an emergency grant under Priority 1 if it--(1) Is eligible to receive formula construction funds for the fiscal year under section 8007(a) of the Act (20 U.S.C. 7707(a)) because it enrolls a high percentage (at least 50 percent) of federally connected children in average daily attendance (ADA) who either reside on Indian lands or who have a parent on active duty in the U.S. uniformed services.(2)(i) Has no practical capacity to issue bonds (as defined in 34 CFR 222.176);(ii) Has minimal capacity to issue bonds (as defined in 34 CFR 222.176) and has used at least 75 percent of its bond limit; or(iii) Is eligible to receive funds for the fiscal year for heavily impacted districts under section 8003(b)(2) of the Act (20 U.S.C. 7703(b)(2)); and(3) Has a school facility emergency that the Secretary has determined poses a health or safety hazard to students and school personnel.(b)(1) Consistent with the requirements of section 8007(b)(3)(C) or (D) of the Act, an LEA is eligible to receive an emergency grant under Priority 2 if it--(i) Is eligible to receive funds for the fiscal year under section 8003(b) of the Act (20 U.S.C. 7703(b));(ii)(A) Enrolls federally connected children living on Indian lands equal to at least 40 percent of the total number of children in ADA in its schools; or(B) Enrolls federally connected children with a parent in the U.S. uniformed services equal to at least 40 percent of the total number of children in ADA in its schools;(iii) Has used at least 75 percent of its bond limit;(iv) Has an average per-student assessed value of real property available to be taxed for school purposes that is below its State average; and(v) Has a school facility emergency that the Secretary has determined poses a health or safety hazard to students and school personnel.(2) Additionally, an LEA that is eligible to receive section 8003(b) assistance for the fiscal year but that does not meet the criteria above may apply under Priority 2 on behalf of a school located within its geographic boundaries if--(i) The school--(A) Enrolls children living on Indian lands equal to at least 40 percent of the total number of children in ADA; or(B) Enrolls children with a p

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $17,400,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 10
06/30/15150630 Apply

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): First in The World (FITW) Program: DEVELOPMENT Grants CFDA Number 84.116F

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education, combinations of such institutions, and other public and private nonprofit institutions and agencies.To qualify as an eligible MSI under the FITW Program, an institution of higher education must meet one of two criteria:The first criterion includes: Current eligibility approval as defined by the Department's FY 2015 eligibility process for Title III and/or Title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended; an open grant under one of the Department's Title III, Parts A and F and/or Title V programs; or a designation as a Historically Black College or University or a Tribally Controlled College.The second criterion includes: Specific enrollment percentages for minority students served; and, if applicable, needy student and educational and general expenditure criteria for determining income eligibility.More information on MSI eligibility is in the application package under the section entitled Eligibility. The Department will screen the applications to verify MSI eligibility based on these criteria and, if applicable, will use the most recent Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System data. In the event an application does not qualify for MSI eligibility, it will still be reviewed.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $20,000,000
Award Ceiling: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
06/30/15150630 Apply

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): First in The World (FITW) Program: VALIDATION Grants CFDA Number 84.116X

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education, combinations of such institutions, and other public and private nonprofit institutions and agencies.To qualify as an eligible MSI under the FITW program, an institution of higher education must meet one of two criteria. The first criterion includes: Current eligibility approval as defined by the Department's FY 2015 eligibility process for Title III and/or Title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended; an open grant under one of the Department's Title III, Parts A and F and/or Title V programs; or a designation as a Historically Black College of University or a Tribally Controlled College. The second criterion includes: Specific enrollment percentages for minority students served; and, if applicable, needy student and educational and general expenditure criteria for determining income eligibility.More information on MSI eligibility is in the application package under the section entitled Eligibility. The Department will screen the applications to verify MSI eligibility based on these criteria and, if applicable, will use the most recent Integrated Postsecondary Educational Data Systems data. In the event an application does not qualify for MSI eligibility, it will still be reviewed.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $40,000,000
Award Ceiling: $10,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
06/30/15150630 Apply

Predominantly Black Institutions Competitive Grant Program CFDA Number 382A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: To qualify as an eligible institution under the PBI Program, an institution of higher education (IHE) must--(a) Have an enrollment of needy students, as defined by section 371(c)(3) of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1067q(c)(3)).

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $13,920,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 23
07/02/15150702 Apply

HHS/ACL/NIDILRR: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPS) Program: Projects for Translating Disability and Rehabilitation Research into Practice CFDA Number 84.133A-6

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations; IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $450,000
Award Ceiling: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
07/06/15150706 Apply

HHS/ACL/NIDILRR: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPS) Program: Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research CFDA Number 84.133A-5

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations; IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
07/06/15150706 Apply

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) Program CFDA Number 84.031X

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: (a) An IHE is eligible to receive funds under the NASNTI Program if it qualifies as a Native American-Serving Nontribal Institution. At the time of application, IHEs applying for funds under the NASNTI Program must have an enrollment of undergraduate students that is at least 10 percent Native American, as defined as follows:Native American means a person who is of a tribe, people, or culture that is indigenous to the United States.At the time of submission of their applications, applicants must certify their total undergraduate headcount enrollment and that 10 percent of the IHE's enrollment is Native American. An assurance form, which is included in the application materials for this competition, must be signed by an official for the applicant and submitted.To qualify as an eligible institution under the NASNTI Program, an institution must also be--(i) Accredited or pre-accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association that the Secretary has determined to be a reliable authority as to the quality of education or training offered;(ii) Legally authorized by the State in which it is located to be a junior or community college or to provide an educational program for which it awards a bachelor's degree; and(iii) Designated as an "eligible institution" by demonstrating that it has: (A) an enrollment of needy students as described in 34 CFR 607.3; and (B) below average educational and general expenditures per full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student as described in 34 CFR 607.4.Note: The notice for applying for designation as an eligible institution was published in the Federal Register on November 3, 2014 (79 FR 65197) and applications were due on December 22, 2014. Only institutions that submitted applications by the deadline date and that the Department determined are eligible may apply for a grant.(b) A grantee under the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program, which is authorized by title V, part A of the HEA, may not receive a grant under any HEA, title III, part A program, including the NASNTI Program. Further, a current HSI Program grantee may not give up its HSI grant in order to receive a grant under any title III, part A program.An eligible HSI that is not a current grantee under the HSI Program may apply for a FY 2015 grant under all title III, part A programs for which it is eligible, as well as under the HSI Prog

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,113,000
Award Ceiling: $400,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
07/06/15150706 Apply

The Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Grants for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools CFDA Number 84.282M

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Non-profit charter management organizations (as defined in this notice) and other entities that are not for-profit entities. Eligible applicants may also apply as a group or consortium.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $40,000,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 19
07/15/15150715 Apply

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Grants for State Educational Agencies (SEAs) CFDA Number 84.282A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: SEAs in States with a State statute specifically authorizing the establishment of charter schools.Note:Non-SEA eligible applicants in States in which the SEA elects not to participate in or does not have an application approved under the CSP may apply for funding directly from the Department. The Department is holding a separate competition for CSP grants to non-SEA eligible applicants under CFDA numbers 84.282B and 84.282C. The notice inviting applications for new awards under CFDA numbers 84.282B and 84.282C will be published later in FY 2015. Additional information about the competitions for non-SEA eligible applicants is available at www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oii/csp/index.html.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $116,000,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 12
07/16/15150716 Apply

HHS/ACL/NIDILRR: Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTC): Outcomes Measurement for Home and Community Based Services CFDA Number 84.133B-6

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations; IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $875,000
Award Ceiling: $875,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
07/20/15150720 Apply

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Skills for Success Program CFDA Number 84.215H

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: The following entities are eligible to apply for Skills for Success grants:(a) An LEA.(b) An LEA in partnership with--(1) A nonprofit;(2) An IHE; or(3) Other LEAs.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
07/29/15150729 Apply

The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): National Center for Information and Technical Support for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities CFDA Number 84.116D

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Under section 777(a)(3)of the HEA, an "eligible entity" is an institution of higher education that meets the definition in section 101 of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1001); a nonprofit organization; or a partnership of two or more such IHEs or organizations, with demonstrated expertise in:(a) Supporting students with disabilities in postsecondary education;(b) Technical knowledge necessary for the dissemination of information in accessible formats;(c) Working with diverse types of institutions of higher education, including community colleges; and(d) The subjects necessary to support students across the broad spectrum of disabilities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,475,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 1
08/03/15150803 Apply

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Investing in Innovation (I3) Fund: VALIDATION GRANTS CFDA Number 84.411B

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Entities eligible to apply for i3 grants include either of the following:(a) An LEA.(b) A partnership between a nonprofit organization and--(1) One or more LEAs; or(2) A consortium of schools.Statutory Eligibility Requirements: Except as specifically set forth in the Note about Eligibility for an Eligible Applicant that Includes a Nonprofit Organization that follows, to be eligible for an award, an eligible applicant must--(a)(1) Have significantly closed the achievement gaps between groups of students described in section 1111(b)(2) of the ESEA (economically disadvantaged students, students from major racial and ethnic groups, students with limited English proficiency, students with disabilities); or(2) Have demonstrated success in significantly increasing student academic achievement for all groups of students described in that section;(b) Have made significant improvements in other areas, such as high school graduation rates (as defined in this notice) or increased recruitment and placement of high-quality teachers and principals, as demonstrated with meaningful data;(c) Demonstrate that it has established one or more partnerships with the private sector, which may include philanthropic organizations, and that organizations in the private sector will provide matching funds in order to help bring results to scale; and(d) In the case of an eligible applicant that includes a nonprofit organization, provide in the application the names of the LEAs with which the nonprofit organization will partner, or the names of the schools in the consortium with which it will partner. If an eligible applicant that includes a nonprofit organization intends to partner with additional LEAs or schools that are not named in the application, it must describe in the application the demographic and other characteristics of these LEAs and schools and the process it will use to select them.Note: An entity submitting an application should provide, in Appendix C, under "Other Attachments Form," of its application, information addressing the eligibility requirements described in this section. An applicant must provide, in its application, sufficient supporting data or other information to allow the Department to determine whether the applicant has met the eligibility requirements. Note that in order to address the statutory eligibility requirement above, applicants must provide data that demons

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $24,000,000
Award Ceiling: $12,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
08/04/15150804 Apply

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Investing in Innovation (I3) Fund: SCALE-UP GRANTS CFDA Number 84.411A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Entities eligible to apply for i3 grants include either of the following:(a) An LEA.(b) A partnership between a nonprofit organization and--(1) One or more LEAs; or(2) A consortium of schools.Statutory Eligibility Requirements: Except as specifically set forth in the Note about Eligibility for an Eligible Applicant that Includes a Nonprofit Organization that follows, to be eligible for an award, an eligible applicant must--(a)(1) Have significantly closed the achievement gaps between groups of students described in section 1111(b)(2) of the ESEA (economically disadvantaged students, students from major racial and ethnic groups, students with limited English proficiency, students with disabilities); or(2) Have demonstrated success in significantly increasing student academic achievement for all groups of students described in that section;(b) Have made significant improvements in other areas, such as high school graduation rates (as defined in this notice) or increased recruitment and placement of high-quality teachers and principals, as demonstrated with meaningful data;(c) Demonstrate that it has established one or more partnerships with the private sector, which may include philanthropic organizations, and that organizations in the private sector will provide matching funds in order to help bring results to scale; and(d) In the case of an eligible applicant that includes a nonprofit organization, provide in the application the names of the LEAs with which the nonprofit organization will partner, or the names of the schools in the consortium with which it will partner. If an eligible applicant that includes a nonprofit organization intends to partner with additional LEAs or schools that are not named in the application, it must describe in the application the demographic and other characteristics of these LEAs and schools and the process it will use to select them.Note: An entity submitting an application should provide, in Appendix C, under "Other Attachments Form," of its application, information addressing the eligibility requirements described in this section. An applicant must provide, in its application, sufficient supporting data or other information to allow the Department to determine whether the applicant has met the eligibility requirements. Note that in order to address the statutory eligibility requirement above, applicants must prov

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $20,000,000
Award Ceiling: $20,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
08/04/15150804 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IE): Statistical and Research Methodology in Education CFDA Number 84.305D

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/06/15150806 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Partnerships and Collaboration Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy CFDA Number 84.305H

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/06/15150806 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice CFDA Number 84.305N

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/06/15150806 Apply

Institute of Education Science (IES): Special Education Research CFDA Number 84.324A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/06/15150806 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Education Research CFDA Number 84.305A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/06/15150806 Apply

Transition Programs for Students CFDA Number: 84.407A

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education, as defined under section 101 of the HEA, or consortia of IHEs are eligible to apply for funding.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,702,980
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 25
08/10/15150810 Apply

Coordinating Center for Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities into Higher Education (TPSID): ModelComprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities CFDA Number 84.407B

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Under section 777(b)(1) of the HEA, an "eligible entity" means an entity, or a partnership of entities, that has demonstrated expertise in the fields of--(1) Higher education;(2) The education of students with intellectual disabilities;(3) The development of comprehensive transition and postsecondary programs for students with intellectual disabilities; and(4) Evaluation and technical assistance.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 1
08/10/15150810 Apply

HHS/ACL/NIDILRR: Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program--Advanced Rehabilitation Research Policy Fellowship CFDA Number 84.133P-5

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of Higher Education.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $150,000
Award Ceiling: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
08/10/15150810 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Training Programs in Special Education CFDA Number 84.324B

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/20/15150820 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences CFDA Number 84.305B

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/20/15150820 Apply

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research and Development Center Program CFDA Number 84.305C

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
08/20/15150820 Apply

HHS/ACL/NIDILRR: Rehabilitation Research Training Centers CFDA Number 84.133B-4

Who Can Apply

Eligible Applicants: States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations; IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

Funding Amounts

Estimated Total Program Funding: $875,000
Award Ceiling: None
Expected Number of Awards: 1
08/25/15150825 Apply


   
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