Indian Education Professional Development Grants
2016 Professional Development Grant Competition Timeline
Application Opens: May 17, 2016
Application Deadline: July 1, 2016
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 www.grants.gov
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 Grants.gov is located here: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html 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 http://www.grants.gov/ and provide certain information before they can apply online or submit their applications online.
Download the Grant Submit Tips here:
You may also download the 2016 Professional Development Grant application in PDF below:
For printed applications contact:
NYCP Competition Manager
US Department of Education
Office of Indian Education
400 Maryland Ave. SW
LBJ, Room 3W207
Washington, DC 20202-6335
- 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.
PRE-APPLICATION WEBINAR FOR THE OFFICE OF INDIAN EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMThe US Department of Education and the Office of Indian Education is conducting a Pre-Application Webinar on the Indian Professional Development Program on May 9, 2016.
Date: June 9, 2016
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Registration: You may register for the webinar at this link: Register. (If John Cheek's name shows up replace with yours)
Prospective 2016 Professional Development Grant Applicant:
On May 17, 2016 the U.S. Department of Education published a Federal Register Notice inviting applications for the Professional Development program in the Office of Indian Education (OIE). In order to facilitate the application process OIE is conducting a Pre-Application Webinar on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 2 p.m. ET. This webinar will assist applicants as they prepare their applications for the July 1, 2016 closing date. Specifically, this webinar is designed to build knowledge of the Professional Development grant program application process, provide an overview of the application elements, highlight federal grant resources, and address applicant concerns.
After your request has been approved, you'll receive emailed instructions and the presentation for joining in the meeting.
The webinar recording will be posted here after the session.
Please direct any general application questions to John.Cheek@Ed.Gov.
Federal Register Notices
- On May 17, 2016 a Notice Inviting Applications was published in the Federal Register. You may access the NIA at this link: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-05-17/pdf/2016-11606.pdf.
- A Notice of final regulations were published on April 22, 2015. The link to access the ntoice may be found here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-04-22/pdf/2015-09396.pdf