Demonstration Grants for Indian Children

The summary for the Demonstration Grants for Indian Children 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 Headquarters and Regional Offices, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Demonstration Grants for Indian Children: 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. Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Demonstration Grants for Indian Children program is to provide financial assistance to projects to develop, test, and demonstrate the effectiveness of services and programs to improve the educational opportunities and achievement of preschool, elementary, and secondary Indian students. To meet the purposes of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, this program will focus project services on increasing school readiness skills of three- and four-year-old American Indian and Alaska Native children; and enabling American Indian and Alaska Native high school graduates to transition successfully to postsecondary education by increasing their competency and skills in challenging subject matter, including mathematics and science. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.299A. SUMMARY: On March 2, 2004, a notice was published in the Federal Register (69 FR 9817) (http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2004/pdf/04-4555.pdf) that established a closing date of April 2 for transmittal of applications for new program awards for the fiscal year 2004 Demonstration Grants for Indian Children program. The purpose of this notice is to extend the closing date for transmittal of applications for this program, due to unavoidable delays in the technical services contracting process for the panel review of the applications. The closing date for the transmittal of applications is extended to May 3, 2004. DATES: The new deadline date for the transmittal of applications is May 3, 2004.
Federal Grant Title: Demonstration Grants for Indian Children
Federal Agency Name: Headquarters and Regional Offices
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-030204-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 02, 2004
Posted Date: Apr 09, 2004
Creation Date: Jun 02, 2004
Archive Date: Jun 02, 2004
Total Program Funding: $4,527,754
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 14
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Private institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) State governments County governments City or township governments Special district governments Independent school districts Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants for this program include a State educational agency (SEA); a local educational agency (LEA); an Indian tribe; an Indian organization; a federally supported elementary or secondary school for Indian students; an Indian institution, including an Indian institution of higher education; or a consortium of such institutions that meet the requirements of 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129. An application from a consortium of eligible entities must meet the requirements of 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129. The consortium agreement, signed by all parties, must be submitted with the application in order to be considered as a consortium application. Letters of support do not meet the consortium requirements. The Secretary will reject any application that does not meet these requirements.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Cotton, Julius, ED FedGrants Administrator, Phone (202) 708-8562, Fax (202) 205-0667, Email julius.cotton@ed.gov julius.cotton@ed.gov Cotton, Julius

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