Native Hawaiian Education


To develop innovative educational programs to assist Native Hawaiians and to supplement and expand programs and authorities in the area of education.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Education
Office: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended, Title VII, Part B.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants include: (1) Native Hawaiian educational organizations and community-based organizations; (2) public and private nonprofit organizations, agencies, and institutions with experience in developing or operating Native Hawaiian programs or programs of instruction in the Native Hawaiian language; or (3) consortia of the organizations, agencies, and institutions described above.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Native Hawaiian children and adults.
This program is included under OMB Circular No. A-87. 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
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. 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
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Applications must be prepared and submitted in accordance with a notice published in the Federal Register. By the due date, eligible applicants must submit to the Department of Education a complete application that addresses the purposes of the program, the selection criteria, and any priorities included in the application notice, and includes all required assurances and signatures.
Award Procedure
The Department of Education awards these grants on a competitive basis. Applications are reviewed and ranked by a panel of outside reviewers. The program office notifies successful applicants of awards and awards grants. Contact the program office for more information.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
The range of approval/disapproval time is approximately 60 to 120 days following the application deadline.
Not Applicable.
Renewals are subject to the availability of appropriations.
How are proposals selected?
The selection criteria contained in EDGAR, 34 CFR 75.209 and 75.210 are used to evaluate applications. Contact the program office for additional information.
How may assistance be used?
Program funds may be used to carry a variety of authorized activities including, but not limited to: (1) early education and care programs, (2) family-based education centers, (3) beginning reading and literacy programs, 4) activities to address the needs of gifted and talented Native Hawaiian students, (5) professional development for educators, and (6) activities to enable Native Hawaiian students to enter and complete postsecondary education programs. An eligible entity may use not more than 5 percent of the funds received under this program for the administrative costs of carrying out its responsibilities under this subpart.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Each eligible entity receiving a grant under this program annually must submit to the Department a report of its operations and activities. Each such annual report must include: (1) an executive summary; (2) project status information; (3) budget information; and (4) supplemental information. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. Expenditure reports are not applicable. No performance monitoring is required.
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.
In accordance with the General Education Provisions Act and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), certain records must be retained for three years after the end of the grant.
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
Awards are made for a period of up to three years; continuation awards are based on the availability of appropriations and adequate progress on project implementation. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office
Joanne Osborne, Department of Education, OESE, Academic Improvement and Teacher Quality Programs, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Rm. 3W215, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: Phone: (202) 260-1265.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 14 $32,397,000; FY 15 est $32,397,000; and FY 16 est $33,397,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range of New Awards: $250,000-$950,000; Average New Award: $425,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), Parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99.
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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