Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Advanced Placement Test Fee (APTF) Program CFDA Number 84.330B

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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Advanced Placement Test Fee (APTF) Program CFDA Number 84.330B: 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 Advanced Placement Test Fee (APTF) Program awards grants to State educational agencies (SEAs) to enable them to pay all or a portion of advanced placement test fees on behalf of eligible low-income students who (1) are enrolled in an advanced placement course; and (2) plan to take an advanced placement exam. The program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who take advanced placement tests and receive scores for which college academic credit is awarded.

Program Authority: The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) (20 U.S.C. 6531-6537).

Note: On December 10, 2015, the President signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Public Law 114-95, which reauthorized the ESEA, as amended by NCLB. Under section 5(c) of the ESSA, APTF Program grants awarded in FY 2016 and earlier years will operate in accordance with the requirements of the ESEA, as amended by NCLB.

Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 75, 77, 79, 81, 82, 84, 97, 98, and 99. (b) The OMB Guidelines to Agencies on Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) in 2 CFR part 180, as adopted and amended as regulations of the Department in 2 CFR part 3485. (c) The Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards in 2 CFR part 200, as adopted and amended as regulations of the Department in 2 CFR part 3474. (d) The regulations in 34 CFR part 299.

Note: The regulations in 34 CFR part 79 apply to all applicants except federally recognized Indian tribes.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.330B.

Applications for grants under the APTF Program, CFDA number 84.330B, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at www.Grants.gov. 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 email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
You may access the electronic grant application for the APTF Program at www.Grants.gov. 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 84.330, not 84.330B).
Federal Grant Title: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Advanced Placement Test Fee (APTF) Program CFDA Number 84.330B
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-041216-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 320922
CFDA Descriptions: Advanced Placement Program (Advanced Placement Test Fee; Advanced Placement Incentive Program Grants)
Current Application Deadline: May 12, 2016 Applications Available: April 12, 20
Original Application Deadline: May 12, 2016 Applications Available: April 12, 20
Posted Date: Apr 12, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 12, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 11, 2016
Total Program Funding: $28,483,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 41
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: SEAs in any State, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the freely associated states of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau (subject to continued eligibility).

Note: For the purposes of this program, the Bureau of Indian Education in the U.S. Department of the Interior is treated as an SEA.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Advanced Placement Test Fee (APTF) Program CFDA Number 84.330B; Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2016
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6288 EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov Program Manager: Francisco Ramirez, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 3E310, Washington, DC 20202-6200. Telephone: (202) 260-1541 or by email: francisco.ramirez@ed.gov.
e-Mail: Program Manager

Department of Education 202 708 5660
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