Early Reading First Program

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Early Reading First Program: 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. Purpose of Program: This program supports local efforts to enhance the oral language, cognitive, and early reading skills of preschool-age children especially those from low-income families, through strategies, materials, and professional development that are grounded in scientifically based reading research. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.359A/B.
Federal Grant Title: Early Reading First Program
Federal Agency Name: Headquarters and Regional Offices
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-122904-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.359
CFDA Descriptions: Early Reading First
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: May 02, 2005 Deadline for Transmittal of Pre-Appl
Posted Date: Dec 29, 2004
Creation Date: Dec 29, 2004
Archive Date: Jun 01, 2005
Total Program Funding: $104,160,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 139
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: The term "eligible applicant" means the following: (a) One or more local educational agencies (LEAs) that are eligible to receive a subgrant under the Reading First program (title I, part B, subpart 1, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA)), (b) one or more public or private organizations or agencies (including faith-based organizations) located in a community served by an eligible LEA; or (c) one or more eligible LEAs, applying in collaboration with one or more eligible organizations or agencies. To qualify under paragraph (b) of this definition, the organization's or agency's application must be on behalf of one or more programs that serve preschool-age children (such as a Head Start program, a child care program, or a family literacy program such as Even Start, or a lab school at a university), unless the organization or agency itself operates a preschool program.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Lark, Tonja, ED Deputy FedGrants Administrator, Phone (202) 245-6160, Fax (202) 245-6271, Email tonja.lark@ed.gov tonja.lark@ed.gov Lark, Tonja
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