Program Description

Impact Aid's Section 8003 Formula Grant provides funding to the general fund of school districts that provide a free public education to children living on Indian Lands, military children or children living in low rent housing on federal property. The distircts apply directly to the Department of Education to receive these funds.

General Program Requirements

Federally connected children: At least 400 who are in average daily attendance (ADA) or at least three percent of the total number in the ADA.

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

Typically, the application is released on Dec. 1st of each year and closes on Jan. 31st. Districts use G-5 to apply and must apply each year. During this process the districts must list the federally connected children and the connected federal property.

Program Contact Information

Alfred Lott
Program Director

Additional Information

Length of ProgramOne 12 month cycle
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)More than 100,000 children
Entities Eligible for Grant AssistanceNon-Tribal Entities
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Do Tribes compete with other entities for funding from the program?No
Type of Assistance ProvidedGrant
Recurring Base Funding for TribesNo
Funding TypeMandatory
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number84.041B
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Can the funding from the program be renewedNo

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