FY 2011 Degrees at a Distance Program

The summary for the FY 2011 Degrees at a Distance Program Federal 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 Homeland Security FEMA, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2011 Degrees at a Distance Program
Federal Agency Name: Department of Homeland Security FEMA
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-11-USFA-103-000-01
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 97.103
CFDA Descriptions: Degrees at a Distance Program
Current Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2011
Posted Date: Jul 15, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 27, 2011
Archive Date: Sep 19, 2011
Total Program Funding: $70,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
US Fire Administration grant program
Grant Description
The Degrees at a Distance Program (DDP) purpose is to increase the number of fire service personnel who acquire college-level learning using alternative delivery methods developed by the National Fire Academy (NFA) and through other means.  The DDP institutions are regionally accredited colleges and universities offering fire-related baccalaureate degrees which include delivery of the 13-course curriculum developed by the NFA.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.grants.gov
Grant Announcement Contact
Systems and Business Support Branch
GMD-Systems-Branch@fema.gov [GMD-Systems-Branch@fema.gov]
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