Educational Opportunity Centers Program

The summary for the Educational Opportunity Centers 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 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 Department of Education, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Educational Opportunity Centers 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: 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 purpose of the EOC Program is to provide information with respect to financial and academic assistance available for individuals who desire to pursue a program of postsecondary education, and provide assistance to those individuals in applying for admission to institutions that offer programs of postsecondary education, including assistance in preparing necessary applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.066A. Applications for grants under the EOC Program--CFDA Number 84.066A must be submitted electronically using the Apply site at: 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 e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us. The telephone number for the Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726.
Federal Grant Title: Educational Opportunity Centers Program
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-122305-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.066
CFDA Descriptions: TRIO_Educational Opportunity Centers
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2006 Applications Available: December 23,
Posted Date: Dec 23, 2005
Creation Date: Dec 23, 2005
Archive Date: Mar 17, 2006
Total Program Funding: $48,972,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $220,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 140
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Independent school districts Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) For profit organizations other than small businesses Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education County governments State governments Special district governments City or township governments Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education, public and private agencies and organizations; combinations of institutions, agencies, and organizations; and secondary schools under exceptional circumstances, such as if there is no institution, agency, or organization capable of carrying out an EOC project in the proposed target area.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton
ED FIND System Admin.
Phone (202) 245-6140
Program Managers:
Margaret Wingfield or Rachael Couch
U.S. Department of Education
1990 K Street, NW., suite 7000
Washington, DC 20006-8510
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