Funding GRANTS
What Should I Know About ED Grants? -- Cover Page
September 1998
Archived Information

U.S. Department of Education
Washington, D.C.

Second edition: September 1998


This booklet provides a non-technical summary of the Department of Education’s discretionary grants process and the laws and regulations that govern it. The reader should not rely on it as the sole source of information in matters of discretionary grant application, review, award, administration, grant closeout, or audit at the Department of Education, and should consult the appropriate regulations in Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations for the specific rules that apply to the Department’s programs. Nothing in this document is intended to impart specific rights to applicants or grantees.

Permission to reproduce this document in whole or in part is not necessary, but the citation should be: "What Should I know About ED Grants." The full text is also available on the Department’s Web site at Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request. For more information, please visit our Web site write, or e-mail us at the following addresses:

U.S. Department of Education
Grants Policy and Oversight
Room 3652, ROB-3 Washington, D.C. 20202-4248
(202) 708-8263
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