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 purpose of TSL is to assist States, local educational agencies (LEAs), and nonprofit organizations to develop, implement, improve, or expand comprehensive performance-based compensation systems or human capital management systems for teachers, principals, and other school leaders (especially for teachers, principals, and other school leaders in high-need schools) who raise student academic achievement and close the achievement gap between high- and low-performing students.
In addition, a portion of TSL funds are dedicated to study the effectiveness, fairness, quality, consistency, and reliability of performance-based compensation systems or human capital management systems for teachers, principals, and other school leaders.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 374A.
Applications for grants under TSL, CFDA number 8 4. 374A, must be submitted electronically using the Government-wide 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 TSL competition 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. 374, not 8 4. 374A).