Federal Grant Opportunities Listed in Past Issues
Innovative State Alignment Grants for Improving Transition Outcomes for Youth With Disabilities Through the Use of Intermediaries
The Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is awarding $3 million for improving transition outcomes for youth with disabilities. Up to 6 competitive grants in the amount of approximately $500,000 will be awarded to eligible State Workforce Investment Boards or the functional equivalent State entities. Indian and Native American tribal entities are also eligible to apply. The purpose of the grants is to help states conduct resource mapping to assess their youth service delivery, and the development of multi-state plan to improve transition outcomes for youth with disabilities. Deadline: July 28, 2003.
Native Hawaiian Education Program - CFDA#: 84.362A
A grant from the US Department of Education to support innovative projects that provide supplemental services that address the educational needs of Native Hawaiian children and adults. Applications available: July 7, 2003. Application deadline: August 6, 2003.
Safe and Drug-Free Schools Programs for Native Hawaiians Grant - CFDA#: 84.186C
A grant from the US Department of Education to make financial assistance available to organizations primarily serving and representing Native Hawaiians to plan, conduct, and administer programs designed to prevent violence in and around schools and prevent the illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Applications available: July 7, 2003. Application deadline: August 15, 2003.
Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities Program - CFDA#: 84.326C
A grant from the US Department of Education to provide technical assistance and information that: support States and local entities in building capacity to improve early intervention, educational, and transitional services and results for children with disabilities and their families; and address goals and priorities for changing State systems that provide early intervention, educational, and transitional services for children with disabilities and their families. Applications available: July 3, 2003. Application deadline: August 6, 2003.
Working for Freedom, Opportunity and Real Choice through Community Employment Action Initiative
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) announces the availability of $2.5 million to award up to 6 competitive Working for Freedom, Opportunity and Real Choice through Community Employment (WorkFORCE) Action Grant Initiative grants ranging from approximately $400,000 to $625,000 to continue its support for increasing and improving employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Deadline: July 14, 2003.
Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program - CFDA# 84.330B
The AP Test Fee program provides grants to States to enable them to pay advanced placement test fees on behalf of eligible low-income students who are enrolled in an advanced placement course and plan to take an advanced placement exam. The program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who take advanced placement tests and receive scores for which college academic credit is awarded. Through participation in this program, low-income students will achieve to higher standards in English, mathematics, science, and other core subjects. The program also seeks to increase the number of low-income students who achieve a baccalaureate or advanced degree. Application deadline: June 30, 2003.
Advanced Placement Incentive (API) Program - CFDA# 84.330C
The API program, funded under section 1705 of Title I, Part G of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), awards competitive grants designed to increase the successful participation of low-income students in pre-advanced placement and advanced placement courses and tests. By supporting increased access to and participation in pre-advanced placement and advanced placement courses and tests, the program provides greater opportunities for low-income students to achieve to high standards in English, mathematics, science, and other core subjects. Additional long-term goals of the program are to demonstrate that larger and more diverse groups of students can participate and succeed in advanced placement programs, and to increase the numbers of low-income and other disadvantaged students who receive baccalaureate and advanced degrees. Application deadline: July 3, 2003.
Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant Program - CFDA# 84.351D
The Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant Program supports the development, documentation, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative, cohesive models that have demonstrated their effectiveness in: integrating arts into the core elementary and middle school curricula, strengthening arts instruction in these grades, and improving students' academic performance, including their skills in creating, performing, and responding to the arts. The Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant Program provides resources that local educational agencies (LEAs) and other eligible applicants can use in pursuit of the objectives of the No Child Left Behind Act. This program provides an opportunity for eligible entities to develop programs in schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring under Title I, Part A of the ESEA. Application deadline: July 10, 2003.
Disability Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program - CFDA# 84.133A-6
The purpose of the DRRP program is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), as amended. For FY 2003 the competition for new awards focuses on projects designed to meet the priority to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Application deadline: July 14, 2003.
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This program is authorized under Subpart 15 of Part D of Title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by Public Law 107-110, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Through this competition, the Secretary will make grants to eligible entities for the implementation of high-quality professional development programs in elementary and secondary education. This program will fund model professional development programs for music, dance, drama, and visual arts educators that use innovative instructional methods, especially those linked to scientifically-based research. Application deadline: July 10, 2003.
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