Who May Apply: (by category) State Education Agencies(SEAs)
Who May Apply: (by specifically) Awards are made to state eligible agencies that under state law are solely responsible for administering or
supervising statewide policy for adult education and literacy, including such entities as SEAs, postsecondary
agencies, or workforce agencies.
The Department provides grants to these state eligible agencies, which in turn, fund local projects. The following
types of entities are eligible to apply to state eligible agencies for funds: local education agencies (LEAs);
community-based organizations of demonstrated effectiveness; volunteer literacy organizations of demonstrated
effectiveness; institutions of higher education (IHEs); public or private nonprofit agencies; libraries; public housing
authorities; other nonprofit institutions that have the ability to provide literacy services to adults and families; and
consortia of the agencies, organizations, institutions, libraries or authorities previously described.