Help America Vote College Poll Worker Program

The summary for the Help America Vote College Poll Worker 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 Election Assistance Commission, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Help America Vote College Poll Worker Program: The United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will award a total of $750,000 in competitive grants under the Help America Vote College Poll Worker Program (College Program) for programs to recruit college students to serve as poll workers. The two-year grant award will be used to recruit, train and support college students to assist state and local governments in the administration of elections by serving as nonpartisan poll workers or assistants. See U.S. Election Assistance Commission web site for complete Description.
Federal Grant Title: Help America Vote College Poll Worker Program
Federal Agency Name: Election Assistance Commission
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EAC-09-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 90.400
CFDA Descriptions: Help America Vote College Pollworker Program
Current Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2009
Posted Date: Jun 01, 2009
Creation Date: Jun 01, 2009
Archive Date: Aug 15, 2009
Total Program Funding: $750,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $40,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Public and Private Institutions of higher education (including community colleges) and non-profits organizations partnering with Institutions of higher education. Re-competing Grantees. 2008 EAC college poll worker grantees are only eligible to apply as re-competing grantees for funds to support new partnerships with University disability and inclusion offices and other disability support groups to develop innovative programs to recruit poll workers with disabilities and develop new training material that helps all poll workers create receptive and accommodating poll place environments on Election Day. Funds will not be provided to support the same activities carried out during the FY 2008 grant period.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Mark Abbott Director of Grants Phone 202-566-2166

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