2017 Competition Opens for K-12 Student Achievement Research Grants

Agency: Education Dept. (Institute of Education Sciences); Program:  Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research (CFDA Number 84.305A); Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits, for-profits, governments, private agencies and universities; Funding: Multiple awards of up to $760,000 each (no match required); Deadline: Aug. 17.

Summary: Funding supports research into ways to improve student achievement, especially for those with disabilities. Grants support research into ways to improve classroom instruction and the school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at-risk for disability. DoEd also wants applicants to address STEM education, early learning and teacher preparedness.

Info: https://goo.gl/cu7N4g (NOFA); Erin Higgins, Erin.Higgins@ed.gov; Julius Cotton; 202/ 245-6140, julius.cotton@ed.gov (technical questions).

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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