Career and Technical Education - Grants to Native Americans and Alaska Natives

 

To make grants, cooperative agreements, or enter into contracts with Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, plan, conduct, and administer programs or portions of programs authorized by and consistent with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
84.101
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Education
Office: Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
PROJECT GRANTS
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available
Authorization
Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, Title I, Section 116, 20 U.S.C 2326.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, and consortia of any of these entities may apply. Additionally, Bureau-funded schools proposing to use their award to assist secondary schools operated and supported by the U.S. Department of the Interior to carry out career and technical education programs may apply.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Alaska Natives, and Bureau-funded schools except for Bureau-funded schools proposing to use their grants to support secondary school CTE programs.
Credentials/Documentation
Allowability of costs is determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 "Costs Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments" and OMB Circular No. A-21 "Cost Principles for Educational Institutions.". 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 excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application notices and Application Packages are published in the Federal Register. Applications must be prepared and submitted in accordance with program announcements and Application Packages are published in the Federal Register.
Award Procedure
Applications are approved using the selection criteria established in the program's notice inviting applications for new awards.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Approximately 120 to 150 days after deadline for transmitting applications.
Appeals
After receiving written notice that the Department of Education will not award a grant, the eligible applicant has 30 calendar days to request, in writing, a hearing to review the Department's decision. (20 U.S.C. 2326(b)(2); 25 U.S.C. 450(f)).
Renewals
Continuation awards are made annually, for a maximum of 5 years, subject to the availability of appropriations and each grant recipient's performance as shown in end-of-year performance reports.
How are proposals selected?
Selection criteria were published in the notice inviting applications published in the Federal Register on March 23, 2007 (72 FR 13770).
How may assistance be used?
To provide career and technical education opportunities for Native Americans and Alaska Natives. This program is subject to non-supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate, in accordance with 34 CFR 75.253. For assistance with restricted indirect cost rates call the Office of the Chief Financial Officer/Indirect Cost Group on (202) 708-7770.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Specific reporting requirements are contained in the notice inviting applications and in grant award documents. Reports required annually. Reports required annually. Reports required annually. Reports required annually.
Auditing
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.
Records
In accordance with Section 443 of the General Education Provisions Act, grantees must maintain records for 3 years from the time that work carried out under the project is completed.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Up to 5 years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Linda Mayo, Department of Education, OVAE Division of Academic and Technical Education 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20202-7241 Email: linda.mayo@ed.gov Phone: (202) 245-7792.
Website Address
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/programs.html
Financial Information
Account Identification
91-0400-0-1-501.
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 14 $13,969,975; FY 15 est $13,969,975; and FY 16 est $13,969,975
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $300,000-$600,000
Average award: $400,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
34 CFR Parts 74,75,77,80,81,82,84,85,86,97,98 and 99. EDGAR, NACTEP Federal Register notice of MARCH 23, 2007 (72 FR 13770 and Application Package.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2014: Career and technical education programs for secondary, postsecondary, and adult students. Fiscal Year 2015: Career and technical education programs for secondary, postsecondary, and adult students. Fiscal Year 2016: Career and technical education programs for secondary, postsecondary, and adult students.

 


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