$54M in Grants Aid School College-Prep Efforts

DeptOfEd_largeAgency: Office of Postsecondary Education (DoEd); Program: TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) Program (CFDA Number: 84.066A); Eligibility: Partnerships between public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and secondary schools; Funding: $54 million for 151 awards (no match required); Deadline: April 4.

Summary: The goal of the EOC program (http://tinyurl.com/6jq6tdn) is to increase the number of disadvantaged participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions. Specifically, DoEd is interested in mentoring programs for students involving elementary or secondary school teachers, faculty members at institutions of higher education (IHEs). Programs should be specially designed for pre-college students who are limited English proficient, students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education, students with disabilities, students who are homeless children and youths and students who are in foster care or are aging out of the foster care.

Info:  http://tinyurl.com/hexe2as (NOFA): Rachael Couch, 202/502-7655; e-mail, rachael.couch@ed.gov

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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