Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program CFDA 84.345A

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Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program CFDA 84.345A: -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 Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program (URR) makes grants to nonprofit educational organizations that are established to research, display, interpret, and collect artifacts relating to the history of the Underground Railroad. Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1153. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.345A. Applications for grants under the Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program, CFDA Number 84.345A, must be submitted electronically using the Government wide 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 Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural 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 (e.g., search for 84.345, not 84.345A). The telephone number for the Grants.gov Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726.
Federal Grant Title: Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program CFDA 84.345A
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-051308-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.345
CFDA Descriptions: Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program
Current Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2008 Appli
Original Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2008 Appli
Posted Date: May 13, 2008
Creation Date: May 13, 2008
Archive Date: Jul 12, 2008
Total Program Funding: $1,943,510
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 2
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: Nonprofit educational organizations that are established to research, display, interpret, and collect artifacts relating to the history of the Underground Railroad. Other: Each nonprofit educational organization awarded a grant under this competition must create an endowment to fund any and all shortfalls in the costs of the on-going operations of the facility. Grantees must establish a network of satellite centers throughout the United States to help disseminate information regarding the Underground Railroad. These satellite centers must raise 80 percent of the funds required to establish the satellite centers from non-Federal public and private sources. In addition, grantees must establish the capability to electronically link the facility with other local and regional facilities that have collections and programs that interpret the history of the Underground Railroad. As part of the application process, applicants will be required to document their ability to create an endowment, establish satellite centers, and establish the electronic capability described above. For specific requirements on reporting, please go to http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/appforms/ appforms.html.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND System Admin. Phone (202) 245-6140 julius.cotton@ed.gov Program Manager: Claire D. Cornell Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program, FIPSE, OPE U.S. Department of Education 1990 K Street, NW., room 6145 Washington, DC 20006-8544. Telephone: (202) 502-7609 or by e-mail:
e-Mail: Program Manager [claire.cornell@ed.gov]
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