Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESEO): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Professional Development Program CFDA NUmber 84.299B

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Purpose of Program:
The purposes of the Indian Education Professional Development Grants program are to (1) Increase the number of qualified Indian individuals in professions that serve Indians; (2) provide training to qualified Indian individuals to become teachers, workers, and ancillary educational personnel; and (3) improve the skills of qualified Indian individuals who serve in the education field.

Activities may include, but are not limited to, continuing education programs, symposia, workshops, conferences, and direct financial support.

Applications for grants under this competition must be submitted electronically using the Apply site (

You may access the electronic grant application for the Indian Education_Professional Development program at

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

Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 299, not 8 4. 299B).

The telephone number for the Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726 or e-mail:
Related Programs

Indian Education- Special Programs for Indian Children

Department of Education

Agency: Department of Education


Estimated Funding: $2,347,789

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Indian Education Professional Development Program - 84.299B

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants for this program are institutions of higher education, including Indian institutions of higher education; State educational agencies (SEAs) or local educational agencies (LEAs) in consortium with an institution of higher education; Indian tribes or organizations in consortium with an institution of higher education; and Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools in consortium with an institution of higher education.

LEAs include charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law.

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