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2016 Professional Development Grant Competition Timeline

Application Opens: May 17, 2016

Application Deadline: July 1, 2016

Current Application
  • The notice inviting applications for the Professional Development Grant Competition was published on May 17, 2016, may be found here: Federal Register Notice

  • Applications must be submitted electronically through

  • The Grants.Gov Opportunity Number is: ED-GRANTS-051716-001 and the CFDA Number is: 84.299B

  • Applicants will need to set up a Grants.Gov account in order to access the 2016 Professional Development grant application. The direct link to the application package on is located here: but may not be available until later. The CFDA number for the Professional Development Program is 84.299B.

  • When available we will provide a direct link to download the Professional Development application to work offline. To submit the application online or work on the application online, applicants must register in and provide certain information before they can apply online or submit their applications online.

  • Download the Grant Submit Tips here:

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  • You may also download the 2016 Professional Development Grant application in PDF below:

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  • For printed applications contact:
    John Cheek
    NYCP Competition Manager
    US Department of Education
    Office of Indian Education
    400 Maryland Ave. SW
    LBJ, Room 3W207
    Washington, DC 20202-6335
    Telephone: 1-202-401-0274
    EMail: John.Cheek@Ed.Gov

  • If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339

All applications must be submitted by the closing date of July 1, 2016 and meet the submission requirements identified in the Notice Inviting Applications in order to be considered for FY 2016 funding.

Projects selected for funding should plan start dates of October 1, 2016.

Please carefully read the closing notice for the program in order to meet all eligibility and submission requirements. If you have questions, please contact OIE Professional Development Program by E-mail at: John.Cheek@Ed.Gov

Professional Development Pre-Application Webinar
  • The Office of Indian Education will conduct a Pre-Application Webinar for the Professional Development Grant Competition. The date and time for the webinar will be posted here when finalized.

Federal Register Notices

Last Modified: 05/17/2016