U.S. Department of Education/OESE: Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies

Deadline: 28 April 2017

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Department of Education, is currently seeking applications for its “Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies” to support local educational agencies (LEAs), Indian tribes and organizations, and other eligible entities in developing elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students.

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) funds comprehensive programs that are designed to meet the unique cultural, language, and educational needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students, and ensure that all students meet challenging State academic standards.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Range of Awards: $3,000 to $3,058,055.
  • Estimated Average Size of Awards: $77,069.
  • Estimated Number of Awards: 1,300.
  • Project Period: 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

The following entities are eligible under this program:

  • Certain LEAs, including charter schools authorized as LEAs under State law, as prescribed by section 6112(b) of the ESEA.
  • certain schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education of the U.S. Department of the Interior (BIE), as prescribed by section 6113(d) of the ESEA.
  • Indian tribes and IOs under certain conditions, as prescribed by section 6112(c) of the ESEA.
  • Indian community-based organizations (ICBOs), as prescribed by section 6112(d) of the ESEA.
  • Consortia of two or more LEAs, Indian tribes, IOs, and ICBOs are also eligible under certain circumstances, as prescribed by section 6112(a)(4) of the ESEA.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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