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2020 election and its impact on federal grants

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Let’s get ready to rumble! No matter which candidate wins, the chances of increased federal spending are 100%. Neither party–regardless of which one controls Congress or the White House–over the past 30 years has shown an interest in reducing spending. That will ultimately lead to more federal grants. There are four likely outcomes from the […]

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Legislation update week ending October 30, 2020

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S.209 – PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act Public Law No. 116-180 (10/21/2020) This bill replaces the Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project with the Tribal Self-Governance Program. Under this program, Native American tribes or organizations may receive grants to plan for participation in self-governance and to negotiate the terms of participation. S.294 – Native American Business Incubators […]

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State Tribal Education Partnership Grant Program (STEP)

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Deadline: July 31, 2020 The purposes of STEP are to: (1) Promote Tribal self-determination in education; (2) improve the academic achievement of Indian children and youth; and (3) promote the coordination and collaboration of Tribal educational agencies with State educational agencies and local educational agencies to meet the unique education and culturally related academic needs […]

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Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

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Deadline: July 13, 2020 The Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents. These grants are intended […]

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Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program

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Deadline: June 12, 2020 The SEED program provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of Evidence-Based practices that prepare, develop, or enhance the skills of educators. These grants will allow eligible entities to develop, expand, and evaluate practices that can serve as models to be sustained and disseminated. […]

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Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: Specialized Services for Abused Parents and Their Children (Demonstration Projects)

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Deadline: June 5, 2020 The Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: Specialized Services for Abused Parents and Their Children (Demonstration Projects) will support up to 24 demonstration projects. Funded demonstration projects will focus on expanding their capacity (as family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence coalitions; local programs; tribal communities; and community-based programs) to […]

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Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program

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Deadline: June 2, 2020 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 (PBCS) or Human Capital Management Systems (HCMS) for teachers, principals, and other School Leaders (especially for teachers, principals, and other School Leaders in High-Need Schools who […]