Agency Distributes $100M in Indian Education Funding

US-DeptOfEducation-Seal_LargeAgency: Education Dept. (Institute of Education Sciences); Program: Indian Education Grants to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) (CFDA Number: 84.060); Eligibility: LEAs, charter schools authorized as LEAs under state law and schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education; Funding: $100 million for 1,300 awards (no matching required); Deadline: May 13.

Summary: These grants support LEAs and other eligible entities in their efforts to reform and improve elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. The department funds comprehensive programs that address the language and cultural needs of Indian students, including professional development for teachers of Indian students, and that are designed to help Indian students meet state student academic achievement standards.

Info: (NOFA); Bernard Garcia, 202/260-1454 or by email:

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