Gulf Coast Recovery Grant Initiative

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Applications available: May 27, 2010

*Deadline to submit intent to apply: June 21, 2010

Deadline to submit application: July 9, 2010

* Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify the Department of its intent to apply, as it assists the Department in adequately preparing for the grant review. To submit a notice of intent to apply, the applicant merely needs to send an email to, with a brief statement that it intends to submit an application for the competition, along with the number of applications it plans to submit. However, it is not required and applicants will not be prohibited from applying if they declined to submit a notice of intent to apply.


This competition requires the electronic submission of applications. Specific requirements and instructions can be found in the Federal Register notice. The application package below includes instructions and guidance for completing and submitting the application via e-Application through the Department's e-Grants system (accessible through the e-Grants portal page at:



The U.S. Department of Education conducted 2 technical assistance webinars on June 7th and June 10th to discuss the application's selection criteria, requirements, and competitive priority.

The webinar on June 10th was recorded and may be viewed at:

Additional webinar resources:

  • Webinar PowerPoint Presentation
    download files PDF (494K)

  • Webinar Frequently Asked Questions
    download files MS WORD (25K)

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