Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)

The summary for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) 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.
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP): 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: GEAR UP supports early college preparation and awareness activities for low-income students. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers: 84.334A (Partnership grants) and 84.334S (State grants).
Federal Grant Title: Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
Federal Agency Name: Headquarters and Regional Offices
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-022305-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.334
CFDA Descriptions: Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2005
Posted Date: Feb 23, 2005
Creation Date: Feb 23, 2005
Archive Date: May 11, 2005
Total Program Funding: $187,465,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $7,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 300
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments County governments City or township governments Special district governments Independent school districts Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education For profit organizations other than small businesses Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: (1) A state; or (2) a partnership consisting of (A) one or more local educational agencies acting on behalf of (i) one or more elementary schools or secondary schools, and (ii) the secondary schools that students from the schools described in (i) would normally attend; (B) one or more degree granting institutions of higher education; and (C) at least two community organizations or entities, such as businesses, professional associations, community-based organizations, philanthropic organizations, State agencies, institutions or agencies sponsoring programs authorized under subpart 4 of Part A of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, or other public or private agencies or organizations. Note: For Partnership grants, the fiscal agent/applicant must be either an institution of higher education that is not pervasively sectarian or a local education agency. For State grants, the fiscal agent/applicant must be a single State agency as designated by the State's governor.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Lark, Tonja, ED Deputy FedGrants Administrator, Phone (202) 245-6160, Fax (202) 245-6271, Email tonja.lark@ed.gov tonja.lark@ed.gov Lark, Tonja
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