$1.7M to Enhance Civics, History Instruction

Agency: Office of Innovation and Improvement (DoEd); Program: American History and Civics Education—National Activities Grants (CFDA Number: 84.422B) (Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-071117-001); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits; Funding: $1.7 million for up to seven awards (no match required); Deadline: Aug. 21.

Summary: The program supports innovative instruction, learning strategies and professional development in American history, civics and government and geography. Activities and programs benefiting low-income students and underserved populations and based on evidence-based practices receive priority.  Projects must show potential to improve student achievement in the teaching of, these subjects with a focus on underserved populations.

Info: https://goo.gl/7RsjWq (NOFA); Christine Miller, Christine.Miller@ed.gov; for questions about the solicitation.

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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