Description: Purpose of Program: The Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies (Formula Grants) program provides grants to support local educational agencies (LEAs), Indian Tribes and organizations, and other eligible entities in developing elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. The U.S. Department of Education (Department) funds comprehensive programs that are designed to meet the unique cultural, language, and educational needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students and ensure that all students meet challenging State academic standards. As authorized under section 6116 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA), the Secretary will, upon receipt of an acceptable plan for the integration of education and related services, and in cooperation with other relevant Federal agencies, authorize the entity receiving the funds under this program to consolidate all Federal funds that are to be used exclusively for Indian students.
Applications Available: April 1, 2019. Deadline for Transmittal of EASIE Part II: May 16, 2019.
Award Ceiling: $0
Close Date: May 16, 2019 Part I of Electronic Application System for Indian Education (EASIE)
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply:
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $105,381,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1300