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FY2011 i3 Applications Received Summary Document download files MS Word (140KB)

i3 2011 Notice of Intent to Apply

  • i3 2011 Notice of Intent to Apply download files PDF (326KB)
  • i3 Notice of Intent Data Organization List download files MS Excel (197KB)

FY2011 i3 Competition Overview Slides and Summary Document download filesMS PowerPoint (1.01MB) | download filesMS Word (64KB)

FY2011 i3 At-A-Glance download filesMS Word (93KB)


Timelines for FY2011 Competition
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 2, 2011

    Please note that U.S. Department of Education grant application deadline is 4:30:00 PM Washington, DC time. Late applications will not be accepted. The Department is required to enforce the established deadline to ensure fairness to all applicants. No changes or additions to an application will be accepted after the deadline date and time.

  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: October 3, 2011

  • Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: June 23, 2011

    i3 2011 Notice of Intent to Apply
    Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify the Department of their intent to submit an application for funding under i3. The deadline to submit a Notice of Intent for the FY2011 i3 competition is June 23, 2011. Please access the following link to submit your Notice of Intent to Apply.


FY2011 i3 Application Packages
Please note that the i3 Application Packages are for applicants to download and use as guides only. Unless the applicant qualifies for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, all i3 grant applications must be submitted electronically via Grants.gov. The Department expects applications will be available on Grants.gov by June 13, 2011.
  • Application Tips download files MS Word (93KB)
    This resource for applicants provides helpful tips that may facilitate the completion and submission of the i3 application.

Program Forms
  • i3 LEA Eligibility Checklist download files MS Word (44KB)
    This is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants applying as a LEA. Each applicant will use this form to list the page numbers where information about i3 statutory requirements can be found within the application.

  • i3 Partnership Eligibility Checklist download files MS Word (42KB)
    This is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants applying as a nonprofit organization in partnership with one or more LEAs or a consortium of schools. Each applicant will use this form to list the page numbers where information about i3 statutory requirements can be found within the application.

  • i3 Applicant Information Sheet download files PDF (255KB)

    Note: This form has been updated to correct the drop down menu in the Project Partners section. Applicants who have already completed the form successfully do not need to re-download the form.

    The i3 Applicant Information Sheet must be submitted by all eligible applicants. This sheet collects additional information that will assist the i3 Team with the peer review process.


Federal Register Notices

CFDA Number: 84.411A (Scale-up grants); 84.411B (Validation grants); 84.411C (Development grants)

  • Notices Inviting Applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 (June 3, 2011)
    • Scale-up grants download files PDF (237KB)
    • Validation grants download files PDF (243KB)
    • Development grants download files PDF (238KB)

The application deadline for i3 applications is 4:30:00 PM (DC Time) on August 2, 2011.

  • FY2011 Notice of Final Revisions (June 3, 2011) download files PDF (212KB)

The 2011 notice of final i3 revisions provides the Secretary with additional flexibility in using the priorities and selection criteria for i3 competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2011 and subsequent years. In addition, the notice modifies the requirements on the "Limits on Grant Awards" and "Cost Sharing or Matching."

  • FY2010 Notice of Final Priorities download files PDF (March 12, 2010)
    • NFP Correction (April 12, 2010)
      Under the heading Absolute Priority 3—Innovations That Complement the Implementation of High Standards and High-Quality Assessments, in footnote number eight, "including science" is replaced with "including computer science." download files PDF

  • FY2011 Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions (revised July 19, 2011): Please note that the Department revised this document to incorporate new FAQs that were published in addendum 2 on July 19, 2011.
    download files MS Word (417KB)

  • FY2011 i3 FAQs Addendum 1 (July 1, 2011)
    download files MS Word (60KB)

  • FY2011 i3 FAQs Addendum 2 (July 19, 2011)
    download files MS Word (44KB)


LEARN MORE ABOUT THE INVESTING IN INNOVATION FUND
  • Pre-Application Meetings PowerPoint Presentation download files MS PowerPoint (1.36MB)

  • FY2011 i3 Resource Page download files MS Word (729KB)

  • FY2011 i3 Program Glossary download files MS Word (102KB)

  • Seeking Peer Reviewers for FY2011 i3 Competition

    If you are interested in serving as a peer reviewer for the FY2011 i3 grant competition, please review the FY 2011 i3 Call for Peer Reviewers. This document describes the necessary qualifications and provides instructions for submitting your resume and the "i3 Peer Reviewer Checklist" by Friday, July 8.


i3 FOUNDATION CONFERENCE CALL
  • i3 Foundation Call Audio Recording download files Audio (6.61MB)
  • Transcript for i3 foundation Call download files MS Word (66KB)


Information About Matching Requirement
  • Securing the i3 Private-Sector Match download files MS Word(47 KB)


Evidence and Evaluation Webinar

 
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