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 Register.
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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 Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) for innovative model programs providing for the establishment, improvement, or expansion of foreign language study for elementary and secondary school students.
An LEA that receives a grant under this program must use the funds to support programs that show promise of being continued beyond the grant period and demonstrate approaches that can be disseminated to and duplicated in other LEAs.
Projects supported under this program may also include a professional development component.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 293B.
Applications for grants under the Foreign Language Assistance Program--Local Educational Agencies, CFDA number 8 4. 293B, must be submitted electronically using e-Application, accessible through the Department's e-Grants Web site at:
While completing your electronic application, you will be entering data online that will be saved into a database.
You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Non-critical language applicants should contact Trini Torres-Carrion, U. S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5C145, Washington, DC 20202-651 0. Telephone:
(202) 401-1445 or by e-mail:
Critical language applicants should contact Diana Schneider, U. S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5C139, Washington, DC 20202-651 0. Telephone:
(202) 401-1456 or by e-mail: