Learn and Serve America Higher Education FY 2009

The summary for the Learn and Serve America Higher Education FY 2009 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 Corporation for National and Community Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Learn and Serve America Higher Education FY 2009: The Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) announces the availability of approximately $9.27 million of grant funding to support higher education service-learning and community service programs that address community needs through local service projects The following Notice provides a description of the competition.These funds will be awarded to both individual institutions and consortia. An estimated six to eight individual institution applicants will receive awards ranging from approximately $85,000 to $195,000 annually for a project period of up to three years. An estimated seven to nine consortia applicants will receive awards ranging from approximately $200,000 to $500,000 annually for a project period of up to three years. Key agency priorities for the 2009 Higher Education grant competition include:- Creating and/or expanding initiatives engaging campuses and the communities they serve. Activities should focus on assisting with economic recovery and strengthening the vitality of the nonprofit and social service sectors- Promoting student leadership through program models incorporating student-initiated and student-led service and service-learning activities addressing critical social needs, particularly those resulting from the economic downturn
Federal Grant Title: Learn and Serve America Higher Education FY 2009
Federal Agency Name: Corporation for National and Community Service
Grant Categories: Community Development Education Employment Labor and Training Environment Food and Nutrition Health Other Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CNCS-GRANTS-011309-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 94.005
CFDA Descriptions: Learn and Serve America_Higher Education
Current Application Deadline: Mar 26, 2009 The deadline for eGrants application submissions is Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Corporation requires that applicants make every effort to submit their applications electronically using eGrants, the Corporation's integrated, secure, web-based system for grants application and management. Go to http://www.learnandserve.gov/egrants/ and create an eGrants account (if you do not already have one) to begin the process of submitting your application online. Instructions on how to create an account are available at this website.
Original Application Deadline: Mar 26, 2009 The deadline for eGrants application submissions is Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Corporation requires that applicants make every effort to submit their applications electronically using eGrants, the Corporation's integrated, secure, web-based system for grants application and management. Go to http://www.learnandserve.gov/egrants/ and create an eGrants account (if you do not already have one) to begin the process of submitting your application online. Instructions on how to create an account are available at this website.
Posted Date: Jan 13, 2009
Creation Date: Jan 16, 2009
Archive Date: Mar 27, 2009
Total Program Funding: $9,270,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $85,000
Expected Number of Awards: 16
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Service-learning and Community service
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following entities may apply for a Learn and Serve America Higher Education grant from the Corporation: 1. An institution of higher education. 2. A consortium of institutions of higher education. 3. A higher education partnership, as defined in 45 CFR § 2510.20 - One or more public or private nonprofit organizations, or public agencies, including States, and one or more institutions of higher education that have entered into a written agreement specifying the responsibilities of each partner.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.nationalservice.gov/for_organizations/funding/nofa_detail.asp?tbl_nofa_id=68
Grant Announcement Contact
Cara Patrick Corporation for National & Community Service - Learn and Serve America 202-606-7510

For any questions about the competition. [lsahighered@cns.gov]
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