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Current Application Closing Date: February 13, 2017

The application for the 2017 competition for the Opening Doors, Expanding Opportunities grant is available via the website. To access the electronic grant application, go to and search for the downloadable application package by the CFDA number (84.377C). Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search.

Note: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the 2017 Opening Doors, Expanding Opportunities competition will be posted on the FAQs page. Please use the link above to check for the availability of the FAQs for the 2017 competition.

Federal Register Notice

The official Notice Inviting Applications was posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Pre-Application Webinar

The Pre-Application Webinar occurred on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Click here to download the Powerpoint slides.

Click here to play the recording.

Intent to Apply

The Department strongly encouraged each potential applicant to notify us of the applicant's intent to submit an application for funding via e-mail by January 13, 2017. In the list below, the Department has provided a summary of all intents to apply, including their district and State. Prior to posting, the Department did not verify or screen for eligibility

Intent to Apply Data

  • List of potential applicants PDF [82.9KB]

Last Modified: 02/03/2017