Adult Education_National Leadership Activities

 

To support applied research, development, demonstration, dissemination, evaluation, and related activities that contribute to the improvement of adult education and literacy activities nationally.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
84.191
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Education
Office: Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants); Direct Payments for Specified Use; Project Grants; Project Grants (Contracts)
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available
Authorization
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, (AEFLA), Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Section 243, 20 USC 9253.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Postsecondary education institutions, public or private agencies or organizations, or consortia of these institutions, agencies, or organizations are eligible.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Basic education and literacy programs for adults seeking to obtain an education at the primary or secondary levels will benefit through national evaluation, research, leadership, and/or technical assistance efforts.
Credentials/Documentation
Legal signature by a designated official on the application or proposal. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. Costs will also be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-21 for educational institutions and OMB Circular No. A-122 for nonprofit institutions. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed when applying for a competitive grant. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applications must be prepared and submitted to the Department of Education in accordance with program announcements and established deadlines which are published in the Federal Register.
Award Procedure
Proposals or applications are reviewed in accordance with regulations for the Adult Education Act. After negotiation, a notification for award is sent to the successful recipient.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Contact the program office for additional information.
How may assistance be used?
To support activities to enhance the quality of adult education and literacy activities nationwide. For assistance call the Office of the Chief Financial Officer/Indirect Cost Group on 202-708-7770.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Financial status and performance reports required by the Education Department General Administrative Regulations, 34 CFR 75.720. Specific reporting requirements are contained in the award document. Subject to the terms of the award document, cash reports, progress reports, expenditure reports and performance monitoring may or may not be applicable. No cash reports are required. No progress reports are required. No expenditure reports are required. Contact program office.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Records
In accordance with Section 443 of the General Education Provisions Act, grantees must maintain records for three years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funding will usually cover a 12-18 month period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: electronic transfer.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Christopher Coro, Department of Education, OVAE Division of Adult Education and Literacy 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: christopher.coro@ed.gov Phone: (202) 245-7717
Website Address
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/index.html.
Financial Information
Account Identification
91-0400-0-1-501.
Obligations
(Project Grants (Contracts)) FY 14 $13,712,000; FY 15 est $13,712,000; and FY 16 est $19,712,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
To be determined.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations are found in 34 CFR 460 and 34 CFR 75.730-75.734. EDGAR
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available

 


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