Language Grant Program


To foster foreign language training to Americans.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
National Security Agency, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2007 Provided support which led to the documentation of low density languages; the development of foreign language reference works, and the improved research in training methods and computer assisted instruction technologies.
Public Law 95-224.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Investigations must be an employee of a U.S. college, university or nonprofit institution as related to language.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Private, public educational institutions and other private, public nonprofit organizations which are operated primarily for language and are not organized primarily for profit.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular Nos. A-21, A-87, A-88, A-122 and Subpart 31.2 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation applicable to commercial firms and those nonprofits exempted from OMB Circular No. A-122. The administrative requirements of OMB Circular Nos. A-102, A-110, and A-133 apply.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. All eligible private, public educational institutions and other private, public nonprofit organizations may submit proposals in response to the relevant agency announcement.
Award Procedure
Award decisions will be based on a competitive selection of proposals resulting from a RUA review. If selected for award, the proposal is incorporated into a grant document and the applicant agrees to perform the research described therein.
December 15, 2009 December 15 is the deadline for submission of proposals.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Each grantee will maintain accounting records which will permit determination that the funds were used for the grant purpose.
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
Funding will reflect the period of performance. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: .
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Chief, Language Training, Department of Defense, National Security Agency, ATTN: E41, Fort George Meade, MD 20755-6000. Telephone: (410) 859-6087. Use the same number for FTS.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Not Applicable) FY 07 Estimate Not Available FY 08 Estimate Not Available FY 09 Estimate Not Available - FY 07 not reported; FY 08 est not reported; and FY 09 est not reported. Note: No current information provided by Agency.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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