Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program CFDA 84.345A

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Purpose of Program:
The Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program (URR) makes grants to nonprofit educational organizations that are established to research, display, interpret, and collect artifacts relating to the history of the Underground Railroad.

Authority:
20 U.S.C.

115 3. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 345A.

Applications for grants under the Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program, CFDA Number 8 4. 345A, must be submitted electronically using the Government wide 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 Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program at http://www.Grants.gov.

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. 345, not 8 4. 345A).

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Related Programs

Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program

Department of Education


Agency: Department of Education

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Estimated Funding: $1,943,510





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program CFDA 84.345A; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofit educational organizations that are established to research, display, interpret, and collect artifacts relating to the history of the Underground Railroad.

Other: Each nonprofit educational organization awarded a grant under this competition must create an endowment to fund any and all shortfalls in the costs of the on-going operations of the facility.

Grantees must establish a network of satellite centers throughout the United States to help disseminate information regarding the Underground Railroad.

These satellite centers must raise 80 percent of the funds required to establish the satellite centers from non-Federal public and private sources.

In addition, grantees must establish the capability to electronically link the facility with other local and regional facilities that have collections and programs that interpret the history of the Underground Railroad.

As part of the application process, applicants will be required to document their ability to create an endowment, establish satellite centers, and establish the electronic capability described above.

For specific requirements on reporting, please go to http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/appforms/ appforms.html.



Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
claire.cornell@ed.gov

Date Posted:
2008-05-13

Application Due Date:
2008-06-12

Archive Date:
2008-07-12




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