DoEd Provides $3M for Native American Demo Efforts

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).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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