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There are two application processes for this program -- one for eligibility and one for grant funding.

For information about the FY 2019 SIP Competition click here.

Information for Grant Funding

| Apply for CFDA 84.031A | Apply for CFDA 84.031F |

The Department is conducting one competition for Strengthening Institution Program (SIP) grants in fiscal year 2019, 84.031A.  Participate in the technical assistance webinars for more information.


Timeline for CFDA 84.031A

SIP competitions are generally held every other year.

Current competition for CFDA 84.031A: FY 2019
Application available: June 19, 2019
Application deadline: July 19, 2019

Federal Register Notice for CFDA 84.031A

  • Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for FY 2019 under CFDA 84.031A dated June 19, 2019 | PDF (208K)

Current Application for CFDA 84.031A

All applicants are required to submit an application online through

Through you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You must search for the downloadable application package for ED-GRANTS-061919-002. If you experience problems submitting your application through, refer to the Support page and/or contact the Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726. For program-specific questions, contact the program officers below.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to one of the program contact persons listed below.

Tips and Assistance for CFDA 84.031A

FY 2019 Technical Assistance Webinars:

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (EST)

Audio Access: 1-888-858-2144; Passcode: 606 001 7

Video Access: Webinar Web site; Passcode: Welcome1

Application Contacts for CFDA 84.031A

Nalini Lamba-Nieves, (202) 453-7953
Jymece Seward, (202) 453-6138
U.S. Department of Education, OPE
Title III Part A Programs, Strengthening Institutions
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Room 4C103
Mail Stop LBJ 4-4C140
Washington, DC 20202-6450



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