Native Hawaiian Education


To develop innovative educational programs to assist Native Hawaiians, to supplement and expand programs and authorities in the area of education, and to encourage the maximum participation of Native Hawaiians in planning and management of Native Hawaiian education programs.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
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.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended, Title VI, 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; (3) charter schools; or (4) 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.
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. 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 location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
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 meet the special needs of Native Hawaiian students with disabilities, (5) activities to address the needs of gifted and talented Native Hawaiian students, (6) professional development for educators, (7) the operation of community-based learning centers that address the needs of Native Hawaiians, and (8) 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?
Not applicable.
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 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 three years; continuation awards are based on the availability of appropriations and adequate progress on project implementation. Electronic transfer.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Joanne Osborne,
Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Rm. 3W215
Washington, DC 20202 US
Phone: (202) 260-1265.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$36,397,000.00; FY 19 est $36,397,000.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$33,397,000.00; FY 16$33,397,000.00; -
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 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 To reflect FY 2020 obligations and other technical corrections.


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