Alaska Native Education Program CFDA 84.356A

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Alaska Native Education Program CFDA 84.356A: .Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to develop and support supplemental educational programs to benefit Alaska Natives. Permissible activities under this program include the following: (1) Development and implementation of plans, methods, and strategies to improve the education of Alaska Natives; (2) development of curricula and educational programs that address the educational needs of Alaska Native students; (3) professional development activities for educators; (4) development and operation of home instruction programs for Alaska Native preschool children, to ensure the active involvement of parents in their children's education from the earliest ages; (5) family literacy services; (6) development and operation of student enrichment programs in science and mathematics; (7) research and data collection activities to determine the educational status and needs of Alaska Native children and adults; (8) other research and evaluation activities related to programs carried out under Alaska Native education programs; (9) remedial and enrichment programs to assist Alaska Native students in performing at a high level on standardized tests; (10) education and training of Alaska Native students enrolled in a degree program that will lead to certification or licensing as teachers; (11) parenting education for parents and caregivers of Alaska Native children to improve parenting and caregiving skills (including skills relating to discipline and cognitive development and parenting education provided through in-home visitation of new mothers); (12) activities carried out through Even Start programs under subpart 3 of part B of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA), and Head Start programs under the Head Start Act, including the training of teachers for Even Start and Head Start programs; (13) other early learning and preschool programs; (14) dropout prevention programs; (15) career preparation activities to enable Alaska Native children and adults to prepare for meaningful employment, including programs providing "tech-prep," mentoring, training, and apprenticeship activities; (16) provision of operational support and purchasing of equipment to develop regional vocational schools in rural areas of Alaska, including boarding schools, for Alaska Native students in grades 9 through 12, or at higher levels of education, to provide the students with necessary resources to prepare for skilled employment opportunities; (17) construction of facilities that support the operation of Alaska Native education programs; and (18) other activities, consistent with the purposes of this program, to meet the educational needs of Alaska Native children and adults. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.356A. Applications for grants under the Alaska Native Education Program, CFDA Number 84.356A, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at http://www.Grants.gov. Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us. You may access the electronic grant application for the Alaska Native Education Program at http://www.Grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.356, not 84.356A). The telephone number for the Grants.gov Heldesk is 1-800-518-4726.
Federal Grant Title: Alaska Native Education Program CFDA 84.356A
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-012508-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.356
CFDA Descriptions: Alaska Native Educational Programs
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2008 Applications Available: January 25,
Posted Date: Jan 25, 2008
Creation Date: Jan 25, 2008
Archive Date: Apr 09, 2008
Total Program Funding: $7,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 11
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: (a) Alaska Native organizations; (b) Educational entities with experience in developing or operating Alaska Native programs or programs of instruction conducted in Alaska Native languages; (c) Cultural and community-based organizations with experience in developing or operating programs to benefit Alaska Natives; and (d) Consortia of organizations and entities described in the "Notice Inviting Applications" to carry out activities that meet the purposes of this program. Note: A State educational agency or local educational agency may apply for an award under this program only as part of a consortium involving an Alaska Native organization. The consortium may include other eligible applicants.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND System Admin.
Phone (202) 245-6140
julius.cotton@ed.gov
Program Managers:
Alexis Fisher
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3W217 Washington, DC 20202-6200
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