Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Elementary and Secondary Education); Program: Native Hawaiian Education Program, (CFDA Number: 84.362A); Eligibility: Native Hawaiian educational organizations; Native Hawaiian community-based organizations; public and private nonprofit organizations, agencies, and institutions with experience in developing or operating Native Hawaiian programs or programs of instruction in the Native Hawaiian language and a consortium of eligible groups; Funding (estimated): $9.5 million for up to 22 awards was distributed in the last round (no match required); Deadline (tentative): TBA, the solicitation is to be released in May.
Summary: DoEd officials tellus to expect a NOFA at the end of the year with an April 2015 deadline. These 36-month grants support innovative projects to enhance educational services provided to Native Hawaiian children and adults. The competition has six competitive preference priorities, including projects addressing the needs of at-risk or underserved K-12 school children and those including Hawaiian language in instruction.