Timelines for FY2012 Promise Neighborhoods Planning and Implementation Competitions
Application available: April 20, 2012
Date of Planning Pre-Application Webinars: May 15, 2012 and/or June 12, 2012
Date of Implementation Pre-Application Webinars: May 17, 2012 and/or June 14, 2012
The Promise Neighborhoods team will host a total of four (4) pre-application webinars for entities interested in submitting an application for the FY 2012 planning or implementation grant competition. The webinars will provide an opportunity for interested applicants to submit questions during the live presentation. Prior to this webinar, entities planning to participate should review the At-a-Glance, Application Package, Notice Inviting Applications and the FY2012 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the FY2012 Planning and Implementation Competitions. Representatives from your organization may participate in one or both calls.
Additional information regarding registration will be available soon.
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: June 8, 2012
Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify the U.S. Department of Education 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: http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/survey/survey.cfm?ID=5c306e04-40e0-4cb3-b6e7-4a8ea1d2012e.
Deadline to Submit Applications: July 27, 2012
Your application must be fully uploaded and submitted and must be date and time stamped by the Grants.gov system no later than 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. Except as otherwise noted in this section, we will not accept your application if it is received--that is, date and time stamped by the Grants.gov system--after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. We do not consider an application that does not comply with the deadline requirements. When we retrieve your application from Grants.gov, we will notify you if we are rejecting your application because it was date and time stamped by the Grants.gov system after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date.
Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 25, 2012
Planning and Implementation Application Forms
In addition to submitting a full application through Grants.gov, Planning and Implementation applicants are required to complete the following forms:
Applicant Eligibility Checklist (required)
This is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants applying for the planning or implementation grants. This checklist may be found in the application package.
Abstract Narrative Form (required)
The abstract narrative form replaces the standard ED Abstract Form. The web-based version will allow ED staff to compile the applicant’s information quickly and more effectively. Project abstracts will be posted on data.ed.gov. Applicants must complete and submit this information with each application submitted. The Abstract Narrative Form is located at http://www2.ed.gov/programs/promiseneighborhoods/2011/abstract-form.pdf. Applicants must fill out this form electronically, “Save As” a .PDF, and upload the generated .PDF with the grant application as the Abstract Narrative Form.
Application Checklist (optional)
This is an optional checklist that applicants may use to ensure that all required items for the application are completed and submitted to the Department for review.
Please note that the Promise Neighborhood 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 Promise Neighborhoods grant applications must be submitted electronically via Grants.gov.
This resource for applicants provides helpful tips that may facilitate the completion and submission of the Promise Neighborhoods application.
For technical assistance, please contact the Promise Neighborhoods team.