DoEd Seeks ‘Neighborhood’ Peer Reviewers

US-DeptOfEducation-Seal_LargeThe Education Dept’s Office of Innovation and Improvement seeks applications from educator willing to serve as peer reviewers for the FY 2016 Promise Neighborhoods implementation grant competition (CFDA Number: 84.215N).

Deadline: Aug. 15.

Promise Neighborhoods is a competitive grant program that supports cradle-to-college and career services designed to improve educational and developmental outcomes for students in distressed neighborhoods. Evidence shows that children who are low-income and grow up in high-poverty neighborhoods face education and life challenges above and beyond those faced by children who are low-income and grow up in neighborhoods with low levels of poverty.

Even if applicants previously applied to be a peer reviewer under the Promise Neighborhoods program or any other DoEd competition, they must please submit a current resume and peer reviewer application form to to be considered for this new competition in 2016.

Info: (application) or (website).

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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