Please note: The grant information below is for historical information only. The FY2010 competition is closed. Please continue to visit our site for future competition information.
Timelines from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
Extended Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: Closed June 28, 2010
The application deadline for the Promise Neighborhoods Program is 4:30:00 PM, June 28, 2010 (D.C. Time). We strongly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to submit your application. The time it takes to upload the narratives for your application will vary depending on a number of factors, including the size of the files and the speed of your Internet connection. If you try to submit your application after 4:30:00 PM on the deadline date, the e-Application system will not accept it.
Extended Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 27, 2010
Deadline for Announcement of Awards: September 30, 2010
Deadline for Peer Reviewer Application: Closed June 15, 2010
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: Closed May 21, 2010
Instructions for Submitting an Intent to Apply MSWord (82K)
List of Received Applications from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
List of Received Intents to Apply from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
FY2010 Frequently Asked Questions
FY2010 Frequently Asked Questions Related to the Secretary's Announcement of the New Planning Grantees
FY2010 Application/Competition Frequently Asked Questions
The seventh addendum to the Promise Neighborhoods FAQs, published June 22, 2010, will be the final addendum to the FAQs prior to the June 28, 2010 application deadline.
Pre-Application Webinars from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
Pre-application webinars are designed to provide technical assistance to interested applicants for Promise Neighborhoods.
Monday, May 3, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM EST (Program overview only)
Recorded Program Overview Webinar
Wednesday, May 5, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM EST
Recorded Pre-Application Webinar
Monday, May 10, 12:00 PM-4:00 PM EST
Recorded Pre-Application Webinar
Current Application from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
Promise Neighborhoods application package for you to download and use as a guide only. MSWord
Promise Neighborhoods Application Tips (Revised June 22, 2010) MS Word (93KB)
Applications must be submitted electronically through the e-GRANTS system at http://e-grants.ed.gov/
Please do not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
For printed applications contact:
Education Publication Center (ED Pubs)
P.O. Box 22207
Alexandria, VA 22304
Telephone (toll free): 1-877-433-7827, fax (703) 605-6794
If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) you may call (toll free) 1-877-576-7734.
Web site: http://edpubs.ed.gov/
Promise Neighborhoods Program Forms from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
Notice of Intent to Apply-[MS Word 82KB]
The Secretary strongly encourages each potential applicant to the Promise Neighborhoods planning grant competition to notify the Department by submitting this form indicating the applicant’s intent to submit an application for funding. Applicants that fail to provide this e-mail notification may still apply for funding. Please save this exact form in MS Word only and email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 21, 2010 with "Intent to Apply" in the subject heading.
Applicant Eligibility Checklist-[MS Word 40KB]
This is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants. Applicants should check the appropriate boxes, save this document in MS Word only, and upload it as Appendix A in E-Application.
Application Checklist-[MS Word 29KB]
This optional checklist may be used by applicants to ensure they have assembled all required items before submission of their application.
Federal Register Notices from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
Please note: The Department has extended the Promise Neighborhoods application deadline until June 28, 2010 for eligible applicants and made the 40-page limit for the project narrative strongly encouraged, but not required.
Technical Assistance from the FY 2010 Planning Grant Competition
List of 2010 Promise Neighborhoods Peer Reviewers PDF (65KB)