Foreign Language Assistance Program (84.293B)

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Foreign Language Assistance Program (84.293B): .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: 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 Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) for innovative model programs providing for the establishment, improvement, or expansion of foreign language study for elementary and secondary school students. Under this competition, as required by the fiscal year 2008 Appropriations Act, 5-year grants will be awarded to LEAs to work in partnership with one or more institutions of higher education (IHEs) to establish or expand articulated programs of study in languages critical to United States national security in order to enable successful students to achieve a superior level of proficiency in those languages as they advance from elementary school through high school and college. In addition, an LEA that receives a grant under this program must use the funds to support programs that show the promise of being continued beyond the grant period and demonstrate approaches that can be disseminated to and duplicated in other LEAs. Projects supported under this program may also include a professional development component.Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.293B.If you choose to submit your application electronically, you must use the Governmentwide 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. You may access the electronic grant application for the Foreign Language Assistance Program at 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 84.293, not for 84.293B).The telephone number for the Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726 or e-mail:
Federal Grant Title: Foreign Language Assistance Program (84.293B)
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-032708-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.293
CFDA Descriptions: Foreign Language Assistance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2008 Applications Available: March 27, 20
Posted Date: Mar 27, 2008
Creation Date: Apr 02, 2008
Archive Date: May 30, 2008
Total Program Funding: $2,360,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 12
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: LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law, in partnership with one or more institutions of higher education.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton
ED FIND System Admin.
Phone (202) 245-6140
Program Manager:
Yvonne Putney-Mathieu
U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 10070,
PCP, Washington, DC
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