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Evidence and Evaluation Webinar for FY 2015 Applicants

On July 7th, 2015, the i3 team hosted a webinar with the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to discuss the evidence and evaluation requirements for the FY 2015 i3 Competition. Below is a recording of the webinar and the corresponding PowerPoint.

Recording of the Evidence and Evaluation Webinar for FY 2015 Applicants.

Webinar download files PowerPoint (1.12 MB)

FY 2015 Development Competition (Full Application)

  • Summary of the Development Full Applications download files PowerPoint (1 MB)
  • 2015 Development Full Application Organization List download files PDF (209 KB)

The Department is pleased to invite 108 Development pre-applicants to submit an application for the FY 2015 Full Application Development Competition. The Department encourages applicants to review the documents on this page and other i3 pages to learn more about the i3 competition.

The chart in the following document lists the highly rated Development pre-applicants that have been invited to submit a full application.

Development Pre-Applications Highly Rated Document download files MS Excel (38 KB)

The following document provides an explanation of the Development Pre-Application review process.

Development Pre-Applications Process Overview Document download files MS Word (26KB)

Application Materials for Development (Full Application) Competition

Development Application Package

  • Development (Full Application) Competition download files PDF (1.53 MB)

Development (Full Application) Application Applicant Information Sheet Link

FY 2015 Development (Full Application) (84.411C) Applicant Information Sheet:
https://survey.max.gov/index.php/968474/lang-en

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.

Each application will be reviewed under the competition it was submitted under in the Grants.gov system, and only applications that are successfully submitted by the established deadline will be peer reviewed. Applicants should be careful that they download the intended i3 application package and to submit their applications under the intended i3 competition.

Eligibility Checklists for the Development (Full Application)

  • i3 LEA Eligibility Checklist download files PDF (89 KB) This document 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 PDF (89 KB) This document 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.

On July 15th, 2015, the i3 team hosted a live Q&A session webinar on the FY 2015 i3 Development Full Application Competition. Below is a recording of the webinar and the corresponding PowerPoint.

Recording of the Question and Answer Webinar for FY 2015 i3 Development Full Application

Webinar download files PowerPoint(1.26 MB)


FY 2015 i3 Scale-up and Validation Competitions

Application Received Summary Documents for Scale-up and Validation Competitions

  • Summary of the Scale-up Applications download files PowerPoint (621 KB)
  • Summary of the Validation Applications download files PowerPoint (621 KB)

On June 5, 2015, the Department published in the Federal Register: the Notices Inviting Applications for the Investing in Innovation Fund’s 2015 Scale-up and Validation competitions.

The Department published a Notice of Final Priority on June 5, 2015. Please CLICK HERE to access the notice.

Application Materials for Scale-up and Validation Competitions

Scale-up and Validation Application Packages

Scale-up and Validation Application Applicant Information Sheet Links

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.

Each application will be reviewed under the competition it was submitted under in the Grants.gov system, and only applications that are successfully submitted by the established deadline will be peer reviewed. Applicants should be careful that they download the intended i3 application package and to submit their applications under the intended i3 competition.

Eligibility Checklists for both Scale-up and Validation Competitions

  • i3 LEA Eligibility Checklist download files PDF (89 KB) This document 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 PDF (89 KB) This document 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.

FY 2015 i3 Scale-up and Validation Notice of Intents to Apply Summary

  • i3 FY 2015 Scale-up Notice of Intent to Apply Summary Document download files PDF (289 KB)
  • i3 FY 2015 Validation Notice of Intent to Apply Summary Document download files PDF (289 KB)

Question and Answer Webinar for FY 2015 i3 Scale-up and Validation Overview

The i3 team conducted a live Q&A session on July 15th, 2015, at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Please access the webinar PowerPoint below.

Scale-up and Validation Q&A webinar download files PPT(1.42 MB)

FY 2015 i3 Scale-up and Validation Applications Overview

For entities interested in submitting a 2015 Scale-up or Validation application, below are the PowerPoint overviews of both the i3 Scale-up and Validation competitions.

Scale-up Overview download files PowerPoint (1.71 MB)

Validation Overview download files PowerPoint (1.67 MB)

TIMELINE FOR FY 2015 SCALE-UP AND VALIDATION COMPETITIONS

  • Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: Closed
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Scale-up and Validation Applications: Closed
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: 60 calendar days after the deadline date for transmittal of full applications

Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify us of the applicant's intent to submit an application for funding by completing a web-based form.

The form for Scale-up can be accessed at the following URL:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VWFQPMD (works best to copy/paste into Google Chrome)

The form for Validation can be accessed at the following URL:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VX6M7SF (works best to copy/paste into Google Chrome)

Please note that these links work best in the Google Chrome browser.


FY 2015 i3 Development Pre-Application Competition

FY 2015 i3 Development Pre-Application Competition Summary

Summary of the 2015 Development Pre-applications download files PDF (195 KB)

Summary of the 2015 Development Pre-applications Organization List download files PDF (261 KB)

Pre-Application Materials for Development Competition - UPDATED May 4, 2015

FY 2015 i3 Development Pre-Application Notice of Intent to Apply Summary

  • i3 FY 2015 Notice of Intent to Apply Summary Document download files PowerPoint (289 KB)
  • i3 FY 2015 Notice of Intent to Apply Organization List download files MS Excel (41 KB)

Question and Answer Webinar for FY 2015 i3 Development Pre-Application Overview

The i3 team conducted a live Q&A session on April 9, 2015, at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Below is a link to access the recording of the webinar and a copy of the corresponding PowerPoint.

Recording of FY 2015 i3 Development Pre-Application Q&A Webinar (April 9, 2015)

Webinar download files PDF (863 KB)

FY 2015 i3 DEVELOPMENT PRE-APPLICATION OVERVIEW

For entities interested in submitting a 2015 Development pre-application, below is an overview of the i3 Development Pre-Application Competition.

i3 Development Pre-Application Overview. download files PowerPoint (2 MB)

TIMELINE FOR FY 2015 DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION (PRE-APPLICATION)

On March 30, 2015, the Department published the Notice Inviting Applications for the 2015 Development Competition.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify us of the applicant’s intent to submit an application for funding by completing a web-based form. The form can be accessed at the following URL: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9QXGZS7. Please note that this link works best in the Google Chrome browser.

  • Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: Closed
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Development Pre-Applications: Closed
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: 60 calendar days after the deadline date for transmittal of full applications


   
Last Modified: 09/25/2015