The Education Dept. (Office of Elementary & Secondary Education-OESE) rolls out the $3 million funding effort that support way to improve the achievement of K-12 Indian students.
Program: Indian Education–Demonstration Grants for Indian Children (CFDA Number: 84.299A); Eligibility: Local educational agencies-LEAs (including charter schools that are considered LEAs under state law) state education agencies, schools and tribes; Funding: $3 million for five awards (no match required).
Deadline: June 29.
These 48-month grants support educational opportunities and achievement of preschool, elementary and secondary Native American students. This round includes two absolute priorities the department introduced; a school readiness component which helps pre-school Native American students prepare for entry into school, and a college preparatory element to help graduating Native American high school seniors enter college. Consortiums which include tribes receive preference.
Contact: Lana Shaughnessy, 202/205-2528 or Lana.Shaughnessy@ed.gov; (funding notice).