Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Elementary & Secondary Education-OESE); Program: Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs: Demonstration Grants for Indian Children Program (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: $17.4 million for 19 awards (no match required); Deadline: May 31.
Summary: Grants support efforts to improve the achievement of K-12 Indian students.
These 48-month grants support educational opportunities and achievement of preschool, elementary and secondary Native American students. Projects should include 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 must include a tribal partner.