Early Childhood Educator Professional Development Program

The summary for the Early Childhood Educator Professional Development Program 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.
Early Childhood Educator Professional Development Program: 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 Early Childhood Educator Professional Development (ECEPD) program is to enhance the school readiness of young children, particularly disadvantaged young children, and to prevent them from encountering difficulties once they enter school. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.349A.
Federal Grant Title: Early Childhood Educator Professional Development Program
Federal Agency Name: Headquarters and Regional Offices
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-020504-002
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.349
CFDA Descriptions: Early Childhood Educator Professional Development
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2004
Posted Date: Feb 05, 2004
Creation Date: Apr 15, 2004
Archive Date: Apr 15, 2004
Total Program Funding: $14,814,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: A partnership consisting of at least one entity from each of the following categories, as indicated below: (i) One or more institutions of higher education, or other public or private entities (including faith-based organizations), that provide professional development for early childhood educators who work with children from low-income families in high-need communities. (ii) One or more public agencies (including local educational agencies, State educational agencies, State human services agencies, and State and local agencies administering programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990), Head Start agencies, or private organizations (including faith-based organizations). (iii) If feasible, an entity with demonstrated experience in providing training to educators in early childhood education programs concerning identifying and preventing behavior problems or working with children identified as or suspected to be victims of abuse. This entity may be one of the partners described in paragraphs (i) and (ii) under Eligible Applicants. A partnership may apply for these funds only if one of the partners currently provides professional development for early childhood educators working in programs located in high-need communities with children from low-income families.
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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