Indian Education -- Special Programs for Indian Children

 

The objective of 84.299A is to support projects (1) to develop, test, and demonstrate the effectiveness of services and programs to improve educational opportunities and achievement of Indian children. The objective of 84.299B is to increase the number of qualified Indian individuals in teaching or other education professions that serve Indian people, to provide training to qualified Indian individuals to enable such individuals to become teachers, administrators, teacher aides, social workers, and ancillary educational personnel, and to improve the skills of qualified Indian individuals who serve in education professions.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
84.299
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2016 No Current Data Available. No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2017 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2019 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2020 No Current Data Available.
Authorization
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title VI, Part A, Subpart 2
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
For Demonstration grants (84.299A), eligible applicants include State educational agencies (SEAs); local educational agencies (LEAs), including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law; Indian tribes; Indian organizations; federally supported elementary or secondary schools for Indian students (including Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools); Indian institutions (including Indian institutions of higher education); or a consortium of any of these entities. For Professional Development grants (84.299B), eligible applicants include institutions of higher education, including Indian institutions of higher education; SEAs or LEAs in consortium with an institution of higher education; Indian tribes or organizations in consortium with an institution of higher education; and Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools in consortium with an institution of higher education. LEAs include charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law.
Beneficiary Eligibility
SEAs, LEAs, Indian students, and teachers and administrators will benefit.
Credentials/Documentation
Documentation requirements are in statute and regulations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. 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. Preapplication coordination is required. 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. Details of the application process are published annually in the federal register in a notice inviting applications. Successful applicants are subject to the requirement of applicable OMB Circulars on grant award agreements.
Award Procedure
The Department awards these grants on a competitive basis. Applications are reviewed and ranked by a panel of outside reviewers. The program office notifies successful and unsuccessful applicants of awards and awards grants. Contact the program office for more information.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
The range of approval/disapproval time is approximately 60-120 days following the application deadline.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
299A: Applicants may apply for a project period of not more than three years, and the Secretary may renew for an additional period of not more than 2 years if the Secretary finds that the grantee is achieving the objectives of the grant. 299B: Applicants may apply for a project period of not more than three years, and the Secretary may renew for an additional period of not more than 2 years if the Secretary finds that the grantee is achieving the objectives of the grant. Continuation awards are subject to the availability of appropriations and substantial progress by the grantee.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria are contained in EDGAR and 34 CFR 263; contact the program office for additional information.
How may assistance be used?
84.299A: Under the absolute priorities that the Department has implemented for this program, grants support Native youth community projects to support community-driven, comprehensive projects to help American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) children become college- and career-ready. 84.299B: Grants support professional development projects that increase the number and skills of qualified Indian teachers and administrators who serve Indian people.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Not applicable.
Auditing
Audits may be conducted by the Department's Office of Inspector General staff make site visits. Audits are periodic with no set schedule.
Records
In accordance with the General Education Provisions Act and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), certain records must be retained for 3 years after the end of the grant.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made for a period of up to 4 years (299A) or 5 years (299B); continuations awards are contingent on performance and the availability of funds. Electronic transfer.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Angela Hernandez-Marshall
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Indian Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20202 US
angela.hernandez-marshall@ed.gov
Phone: 2022051909
Website Address
http://www.ed.gov/programs/indiandemo/index.html
Financial Information
Account Identification
91-0101-0-1-501
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 18$57,993,000.00; FY 19 est $57,993,000.00; FY 20 est $63,993,000.00; FY 17$57,993,000.00; FY 16$37,993,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
See 34 CFR 263, 34 CFR 74, 75, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 85, and 86.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2016 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2017 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2019 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2020 No Current Data Available.

 


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