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College Access Challenge Grant Program

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Competitions are usually held annually.

Last Competition: FY 2014
Application available: April 7, 2014
Application deadline: May 22, 2014

This program does not post a Federal Register notice. It is a formula grant.

Current Application

Please note that the FY 2014 application period is now over. The archived application below should be used for reference only.

  • Archived FY 2014 CACG Application Package: download files MS Word (251K) | PDF (433K)

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Allotment of Funds

President's Budget State Tables for the U.S. Department of Education: PDF (451K) | MS Excel (320K)

CACG funds are awarded based on the relative number of people between the ages of 5 and 17 and between the ages of 15 and 44 who are living below the state poverty line.

Application Contact

Karmon Simms-Coates
Telephone: (202) 453-7917

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.


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Last Modified: 05/19/2016