Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): American History and Civics Academies Program CFDA Number 84.422A

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Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): American History and Civics Academies Program CFDA Number 84.422A: 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 American History and Civics Academies Program (Academies Program) supports the establishment of: (1) Presidential Academies for the Teaching of American History and Civics that offer workshops for both veteran and new teachers to strengthen their knowledge of American history and civics (Presidential Academies); and (2) Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics that provide high school students with opportunities to develop a broader and deeper understanding of these subjects (Congressional Academies).

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.422A.

Applications for grants under the Academies Program, CFDA 84.422, must be submitted electronically using the Government wide 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 Academies Program at www.Grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.422, not 84.422A).
Federal Grant Title: Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): American History and Civics Academies Program CFDA Number 84.422A
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-053116-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 323250
CFDA Descriptions: Presidential and Congressional Academies for American History and Civics
Current Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2016 Applications Available: May 31, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2016 Applications Available: May 31, 2016
Posted Date: May 31, 2016
Creation Date: May 31, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 14, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,785,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Independent school districts
State governments
City or township governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Special district governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Private institutions of higher education
County governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
1. Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants include:
Local educational agencies;
Institutions of higher education; and
Other public and private agencies, organizations, and institutions, including cultural institutions and museums.
To be eligible to receive an award, an applicant must include in its application evidence of its expertise in historical methodology or the teaching of history.

Note: If more than one eligible entity wishes to form a consortium and jointly submit a single application, they must follow the procedures for group applications described in 34 CFR 75.127 through 34 CFR 75.129.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): American History and Civics Academies Program CFDA Number 84.422A; 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: Christine Miller, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 4W205, Washington, DC 20202-5960, telephone (202) 453-6740. Or by email: Academies@ed.gov.
e-Mail: Program Mailbox

Department of Education 202 708 5660
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