Grants Aid Achievement for Students with Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders

Agency: Education Dept. (Institute of Education Sciences); Program: Education Research Grant Programs (CFDA Numbers: 84.324A (Autism Spectrum Disorders); and 84.324B (Research Training Programs in Special Education); 84.324L (Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation); and 84.324N (Research Networks); Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits, for-profits, governments, private agencies and universities; Funding: Multiple awards of up to $1 million each (no match required); Deadline: Aug. 17 (ASD); other vary by program.

Summary: Funding supports research into ways to improve student achievement, especially for those with disabilities. The ASD grants will focus on research into cognition and student learning in special education; early intervention and early learning in special education; families of children with disabilities; mathematics and science education; professional development for teachers and school-based service providers; reading, writing, and language development; social and behavioral outcomes to support learning; special education policy, finance, and systems; technology for special education; and transition outcomes for secondary students with disabilities;

Info: https://goo.gl/dpbEWM (NOFA); Sarah Brasiel, Sarah.Brasiel@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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