Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Competition Program CFDA 84.364A

•Note:
Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.

For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.

The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal

credit:


Register.

Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at:
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html.

Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.

Purpose of Program:
The purpose of this program is to improve student reading skills and academic achievement by providing students with increased access to up-to-date school library materials; well-equipped, technologically advanced school library media centers; and well-trained, professionally certified school library media specialists.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 364A.

Applications for grants under the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries competition, CFDA number 8 4. 364A, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at http://www.Grants.gov.

Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application.

You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.

You may access the electronic grant application for the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries competition at http://www.Grants.gov.

You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number.

Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 364, not 8 4. 364A).

The telephone number for the Grants.gov Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726 or e-mail:
support@grants.gov.
Related Programs

Literacy through School Libraries

Department of Education


Agency: Department of Education

Office:

Estimated Funding: $18,547,901





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Competition Program CFDA 84.364A; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants: LEAs, including charter schools and State-administered schools that are considered LEAs under State law, in which at least 20 percent of the students served by the LEA are from families with incomes below the poverty line based on the most recent satisfactory data available from the U. S. Census Bureau at the time this notice is published.

These data are Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for school districts for income year 2007.

A list of LEAs with their family poverty rates (based on these Census Bureau data) is posted on our Web site at http://www.ed.gov/programs/lsl/eligibility.html.

Note: Charter schools and State-administered schools must include documentation from their State educational agency (SEA) confirming eligibility for this program.



Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
irene.harwarth@ed.gov

Date Posted:
2009-01-06

Application Due Date:
2009-03-06

Archive Date:
2009-04-05



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