Statewide Family Engagement Centers
To provide financial support to statewide organizations that conduct parent education and family engagement programs or provide technical assistance to State and local educational agencies to support family-school partnerships.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 01/15/2013 (Archived.)
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended, Title IV, Part E
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Statewide organizations or consortia of such organizations may apply.
State educational agencies, local educational agencies, schools, and families will benefit.
OMB Circular No. A-21; OMB Circular No. A-122. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application procedures are described in application notices published annually in the Federal Register. Contact the headquarters offices listed below for application packages containing the announcement, application, and assurance forms and for further information about the specific programs.
Awards are competitively selected following review by nonfederal experts in accordance with Subpart D of Part 75 of the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR).
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Approximately 120 days.
As required by the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) for direct grant program (see 34 CFR 75.253). Generally, for multiple-year awards, continuation awards after the first budget period are made if: sufficient funds have been appropriated; the recipient has either made substantial progress in the meeting of the goals of the project or obtained approval for changes in the project; the recipient has submitted all required reports; and continuation is in the best interest of the government.
How are proposals selected?
The selection criteria for this program is contained in Section 75.210 of the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR). The specific criteria to be used for particular grant competitions are announced in the application package or application notice in the Federal Register.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used to provide technical assistance and training to State and local educational agencies and to conduct parent education and family engagement programs. Competitions are announced in the Federal Register. Specific limitations and restrictions for each competition are provided in the Federal Register notice.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Annual performance reports are required as part of the submittal of form ED 524B.
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.
As required by 2 CFR 200.333 and 34 CFR 75. Generally, records related to grant funds, compliance, and performance must be maintained for a period of 3 years after completion.
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 annually. Following an initial, competitively selected award, additional non-competing continuation awards may be made. The possible length of the project is announced in the application notice in the Federal Register. Renewals are subject to the availability of appropriations. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer. Electronic transfer.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
US Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20202 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$10,000,000.00; FY 19 est $10,000,000.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$0.00; FY 11 est $0.00; FY 12 est $0.00; FY 10$39,254,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Varies by competition.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 75, 77, 79, 81, 82, 84, 86, 97, 98, and 99. (b) The Office of Management and Budget Guidelines to Agencies on Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) in 2 CFR part 180, as adopted and amended as regulations of the Department in 2 CFR part 3485. (c) The Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards in 2 CFR part 200, as adopted and amended as regulations of the Department in 2 CFR part 3474.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2010
Examples of funded projects are on the Department's website at: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/pirc/awards.html.