Alaska Native Educational Grants

What is the aim of the Alaska Native Educational Grants?

The grant aims to support projects that recognize and address the unique educational needs of Alaska Native students and to support supplemental education programs to benefit Alaska Natives.

Who is Eligible to Apply for the Alaska Native Educational Grants?

Alaska Native organizations, education entities with experience in developing or operating Alaska Native programs or programs of instruction conducted in Alaska Native languages, cultural and community-based organizations with experience in developing or operating programs to benefit Alaska Natives, and consortia of organizations may apply. A State educational agency (SEA) or local educational agency (LEA) may apply as part of a consortium involving an Alaska Native organization. The consortia may include other eligible applicants.

How and Where to Apply for the Alaska Native Educational Grants?

Applications must be prepared and submitted in accordance with a notice published in the Federal Register. By the due date, eligible applicants must submit to the Department of Education a complete application that addresses the purposes of the program, the selection criteria, and any priorities included in the application notice, and includes all required assurances and signatures.

How much is the Range and Average of Financial Assistance of Alaska Native Educational Programs Grants?

Range of new awards: $300,000-$700,000; Average new award: $500,000.

For more information on the Alaska Native EducationalGrants, contact:

Headquarters Office
Pamela Reed, Department of Education, OESE School Improvement Programs, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington , District of Columbia 20202
Phone: (202) 401-3684
Email: pamela.reed@ed.gov
Web Site Address: http://www.ed.gov/programs/alaskanative/index.html

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