Program Description

This program is designed to improve the education opportunities and achievement of preschool, elementary, and secondary school Indian children by developing, testing, and demonstrating effective services and programs.

General Program Requirements

SEAs, LEAs, Indian tribes, Indian organizations, federally supported elementary and secondary schools for Indian students, and Indian institutions, including Indian IHEs, or a consortium of such institutions may apply.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through grants.gov. See the original Federal Register Notice for more information.

Program Contact Information

Joyce Silverthorne
Director of Office of Indian Education
IndianEducation@ed.gov
202-260-3774

Additional Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number84.299A
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Can the funding from the program be renewedNo
Funding TypeDiscretionary
Entities Eligible for Grant AssistanceFederally Recognized Tribes and Tribal Organizations, Other Tribal and Native Entities, Non-Tribal Entities
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Length of ProgramFour years
Recurring Base Funding for TribesNo
Do Tribes compete with other entities for funding from the program?Yes

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