Professional Development Program

The summary for the 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 Department of Education, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
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. 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 Professional Development program is to (1) increase the number of qualified Indian individuals in professions that serve Indians; (2) provide training to qualified Indian individuals to become teachers, administrators, teacher aides, social workers, and ancillary educational personnel; and (3) improve the skills of qualified Indian individuals who serve in the education field. Activities may include, but are not limited to, continuing programs, symposia, workshops, conferences, and direct financial support. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.299B. Applications for grants under the Professional Development program--CFDA Number 84.299B must be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov Apply site at: http://www.grants.gov. 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 Professional Development program at: http://www.grants.gov. 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. The telephone number for the Grants.gov Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726.
Federal Grant Title: Professional Development Program
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-022806-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.299
CFDA Descriptions: Special Projects Demonstration Grants
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2006 Applications Available: February 28,
Posted Date: Feb 28, 2006
Creation Date: Feb 28, 2006
Archive Date: Apr 29, 2006
Total Program Funding: $3,670,206
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $325,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 12
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Private institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education State governments Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants for this program are institutions of higher education, including Indian institutions of higher education; State educational agencies or local educational agencies in consortium with institutions of higher education; Indian tribes or organizations in consortium with institutions of higher education; and Bureau-funded schools. An application from a consortium of eligible entities must meet the requirements of 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129. An application from a consortium of eligible entities must include a consortium agreement. Letters of support do not meet the requirement for a consortium agreement. In order to be considered an eligible entity, applicants, including institutions of higher education, must be eligible to provide the level and type of degree proposed in the application or must apply in consortium with an institution of higher education that is eligible to grant the target degree.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND System Admin.
Phone (202) 245-6140
julius.cotton@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Lana Shaughnessy
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5C152
Washington, DC 20202-
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