Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs: Professional Development Grants 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, administrators, teacher aides, social workers, and ancillary educational personnel; and (3) improve the skills of qualified Indian individuals who serve in the education field.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 299B.

Applications for grants under the Indian Education--Professional Development Grants program, CFDA number 8 4. 299B, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at 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 email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.

You may access the electronic grant application for the Indian Education_Professional Development Grants program at 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. 299, not 8 4. 299B).
Related Programs

Indian Education- Special Programs for Indian Children

Department of Education


Agency: Department of Education

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Estimated Funding: $6,000,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs: Professional Development Grants Program CFDA Number 84.299B; Notice inviting applications for new awards

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants (a) An applicant must be an eligible entity which means-- (1) An institution of higher education, including an Indian IHE; (2) A State educational agency in consortium with an institution of higher education; (3) An LEA in consortium with an institution of higher education; (4) An Indian tribe or Indian organization in consortium with an institution of higher education; or (5) A Bureau of Indian Education (Bureau)-funded school.

(b) Bureau-funded schools are eligible applicants for-- (1) An in-service training program; and (2) A pre-service training program when the Bureau-funded school applies in consortium with an institution of higher education that is accredited to provide the coursework and level of degree required by the project.

(c) Eligibility of an applicant requiring a consortium with an institution of higher education, including Indian IHEs, requires that the institution of higher education be accredited to provide the coursework and level of degree required by the project.

An applicant applying as an Indian organization must demonstrate that the entity meets the definition of ``Indian organization'' in 34 CFR 263.3.

``Indian organization'' means an organization that-- (1) Is legally established-- (i) By tribal or inter-tribal charter or in accordance with State or tribal law; and (ii) With appropriate constitution, by-laws, or articles of incorporation; (2) Includes in its purposes the promotion of the education of Indians; (3) Is controlled by a governing board, the majority of which is Indian; (4) If located on an Indian reservation, operates with the sanction or by charter of the governing body of that reservation; (5) Is neither an organization or subdivision of, nor under the direct control of, any institution of higher education; and (6) Is not an agency of State or local government.

The term ``Indian institution of higher education'' means an accredited college or university within the United States cited in section 532 of the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994 (7 U.S.C.

301 note), any other institution that qualifies for funding under the Tribally Controlled College or University Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C.

1801 et seq.), and Din[eacute] College (formerly Navajo Community College) authorized in the Navajo College Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C.

640a et seq.).



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Agency Email:
john.cheek@ed.gov

Date Posted:
2016-05-17

Application Due Date:
2016-07-01

Archive Date:
2016-07-31




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