DC School Choice Incentive Program CFDA 84.370A

The summary for the DC School Choice Incentive Program CFDA 84.370A grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Education, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
DC School Choice Incentive Program CFDA 84.370A: 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 DC School Choice Incentive Program, established under the DC School Choice Incentive Act of 2003 (Act), provides low-income parents residing in the District of Columbia (District) with expanded options for the education of their children. Background: For FY 2009, the Department will be awarding one grant on a competitive basis to an eligible applicant to continue a scholarship program to provide students who currently have scholarships under this program with scholarships for the 2009-2010 school year. Students are eligible to receive scholarships under this program if they (1) are residents of the District, and (2) come from households whose income does not exceed 200 percent (or, in the case of an eligible student whose first year of participation in the program was an academic year ending in June 2005 or June 2006 and whose second or succeeding year is an academic year ending on or before June 2009, 300 percent) of the poverty line. These scholarships may be used to pay tuition and fees and transportation expenses, if any, to enable students to attend a participating District nonpublic elementary or secondary school. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.370A. Applications for grants under this competition must be submitted in paper format by mail or hand delivery. a. Submission of Applications by Mail. If you submit your application by mail (through the U.S. Postal Service or a commercial carrier), you must mail the original and two copies of your application, on or before the application deadline date, to the Department at the following address: U.S. Department of Education, Application Control Center, Attention: (CFDA Number 84.370A), LBJ Basement Level 1, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-4260. We request that you submit two additional copies of your application, in addition to the original and the required two copies (for a total of one original and four copies).
Federal Grant Title: DC School Choice Incentive Program CFDA 84.370A
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-042309-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.370
CFDA Descriptions: DC School Choice Incentive Program
Current Application Deadline: May 26, 2009 Appli
Original Application Deadline: May 26, 2009 Appli
Posted Date: Apr 23, 2009
Creation Date: Apr 23, 2009
Archive Date: Jun 25, 2009
Total Program Funding: $12,600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $12,600,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: (a) An educational entity of the District of Columbia Government. (b) A nonprofit organization. (c) A consortium of nonprofit organizations. Note: To receive an award under this program, an applicant must ensure that a majority of the members of its voting board or governing organization are residents of the District of Columbia.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6140 julius.cotton@ed.gov Program Manager: Michelle Armstrong U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 4W217 Washington, DC 20202-5970 Telephone: (202) 205-1729 or by e-mail:

e-Mail: Program Manager [Michelle.Armstrong@ed.gov]
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