How to apply...
Applicants must prepare and submit an application in accordance with Appendix E of the notice in the Federal Register of final content for the Consolidated Application or in accordance with the Title I Part A and Section Title VI Section 6112 individual program application package (which contains the same information By the due date, eligible applicants must submit to the Compensatory Education Program Office in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education, a complete application that addresses the purposes of the program, the absolute priority(ies), the competitive preferences (if applicable for that applicant), and the selection criteria, and includes all required, assurances and signatures. Required assurances and certifications include: Assurances for Non-Construction Programs (SF 422B); Certification regarding Lobbying, Debarment; Suspension and Other Responsibility Matter, and Drug-Free Workplace Requirements (ED Form 80- 0013); Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (SF LLL) (if applicable); Response to Notice to All Applicants (Section 427, GEPA). Applications should also include a Cover Page; the required Budget Form (ED Form 524); an itemized budget and other budget information; proof of eligibility; a project abstract; and a program narrative that includes responses to selection criteria. Applicants are encouraged to information electronically with a follow-up signed hard copy. Paper only submissions must include one (1) original and four (4) copies of the application. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372,"Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
The Department of Education notifies successful applicants of awards and may negotiate final budget and operational issues.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.