Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Competition Program CFDA 84.364A

The summary for the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Competition Program CFDA 84.364A 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 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.
Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Competition Program CFDA 84.364A: -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: 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 improve student reading skills and academic achievement by providing students with increased access to up-to-date school library materials; well-equipped, technologically advanced school library media centers; and well-trained, professionally certified school library media specialists. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.364A. Applications for grants under the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries competition, CFDA number 84.364A, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Apply site at 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 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries competition at You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.364, not 84.364A). The telephone number for the Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726 or e-mail:
Federal Grant Title: Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Competition Program CFDA 84.364A
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-010609-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.364
CFDA Descriptions: Literacy through School Libraries
Current Application Deadline: Mar 06, 2009 Appli
Original Application Deadline: Mar 06, 2009 Appli
Posted Date: Jan 06, 2009
Creation Date: Jan 06, 2009
Archive Date: Apr 05, 2009
Total Program Funding: $18,547,901
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 80
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: LEAs, including charter schools and State-administered schools that are considered LEAs under State law, in which at least 20 percent of the students served by the LEA are from families with incomes below the poverty line based on the most recent satisfactory data available from the U.S. Census Bureau at the time this notice is published. These data are Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for school districts for income year 2007. A list of LEAs with their family poverty rates (based on these Census Bureau data) is posted on our Web site at Note: Charter schools and State-administered schools must include documentation from their State educational agency (SEA) confirming eligibility for this program.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED FIND System Admin. Phone (202) 245-6140 Program Manager: Irene Harwarth U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3E244 Washington, DC 20202-6200 Telephone: (202) 401-3751 or by e-mail:

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