Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs: Native American Language (NAL@ED) Program CFDA Number 84.415B

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.

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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 purposes of the NAL@ED program are to:
(1) Support schools that use Native American and Alaska Native languages as the primary language of instruction; (2) Maintain, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans and Alaska Natives to use, practice, maintain, and revitalize their languages, as envisioned in the Native American Languages Act of 1990 (25 U.S.C.

2901 et seq.); and (3) Support the Nation's First Peoples' efforts to maintain and revitalize their languages and cultures, and to improve educational opportunities and student outcomes within Native American and Alaska Native communities.Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 8 4. 415B.

Applications for grants under the NAL@ED program, CFDA number 8 4. 415B, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Apply site at

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 email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.

You may access the electronic grant application for NAL@ED 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. 415 not 8 4. 415B).

In FR 2017-09043, published in the May 4, 2017, edition of the Federal Register (82 FR 20869), on page 20872, in the middle column, we amend the Award Information section to read as follows:

Award Information Type of Award:
Discretionary grants.

Estimated Available Funds:
$2,000,00 0. Contingent upon the availability of funds and the quality of applications, we may make additional awards in subsequent years from the list of unfunded applications from this competition.

Estimated Range of Awards:
$125,000-$500,000 per year.

Estimated Average Size of Awards:
$300,000 per year.

Maximum Award:
We will reject any application that proposes a budget exceeding $500,000 for a single budget period of 12 months.

Estimated Number of Awards:
3- 7. Note:
The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice.

Project Period:
Up to 36 months.

All other information in the NIA for this competition remains the same.
Related Programs

State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP)

Department of Education

Agency: Department of Education


Estimated Funding: $2,000,000

Who's Eligible

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs: Native American Language (NAL@ED) Program CFDA Number 84.415B; Notice Invitign Applications for New Awards

Additional Information of Eligibility:

Eligible Applicants: The following entities, either alone or in a consortium, that have a plan to develop and maintain, or to improve and expand, programs that support the entity's use of a Native American or Alaska Native language as the primary language of instruction in one or more elementary or secondary schools (or both) are eligible under this program: (a) An Indian tribe.

(b) A TCU.

(c) A tribal educational agency.

(d) An LEA, including a public charter school that is an LEA under State law.

(e) A school operated by the BIE.

(f) An Alaska Native Regional Corporation, as described in section 3(g) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C.


(g) A tribal, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or other nonprofit organization.

(h) A nontribal for-profit organization.

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