Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Promise Neighborhoods Program Planning Grant Competition

Department of Education


The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 04/20/2012 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis.
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Any inconsistency between the original printed document and the disk or electronic document shall be resolved by giving precedence to the printed document.
Description of Modification
Additional information added to The Opportunity Title.
Document Type:Modification to Previous  Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number:ED-GRANTS-042012-001
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Posted Date:Apr 20, 2012
Creation Date:Apr 23, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:Jul 27, 2012    Dates: Applications Available: April 20, 2012. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 27, 2012.
Current Closing Date for Applications:Jul 27, 2012    Dates: Applications Available: April 20, 2012. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 27, 2012.
Archive Date:Aug 26, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:Grant 
Category of Funding Activity:Employment, Labor and Training 
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:7
Estimated Total Program Funding:$27,790,000
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
CFDA Number(s):84.215  --  Fund for the Improvement of Education
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:Yes

Eligible Applicants

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Eligible Applicants: To be eligible for a grant under this competition, an applicant must be an eligible organization (as defined in this notice). 

Agency Name

Department of Education


Purpose of Program: The Promise Neighborhoods program is carried out under the legislative authority of the Fund for the Improvement of Education (FIE), title V, part D, subpart 1, sections 5411 through 5413 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA) (20 U.S.C. 7243-7243b). FIE supports nationally significant programs to improve the quality of elementary and secondary education at the State and local levels and to help all children meet challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards. Applications for grants under this competition must be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov Apply site (Grants.gov)You may access the electronic grant application for Promise Neighborhoods Implementation Grant Competition at www.grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.215, not 84.215N). The telephone number for grants.gov is 1-800-518-4726. 

Link to Full Announcement

Promise Neighborhoods Program--Implementation Grant Competition CDFA 84.215N

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Joyce Mays
Management Analyst
Phone 202-245-6122
Program Manager:
Adrienne Hawkins
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 4W256, Washington, DC 20202
Telephone:(202) 453-5638 or by email: email: Program Manager

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