U.S. Department of Education: Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Education Agencies
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 (USDE) 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.
Amount: An estimated $105,381,000 is available to make approximately 1,300 awards ranging from $4,000-$3,254,999 and averaging $81,062 for a project period of 12 months.
Eligibility: Certain LEAs, including charter schools authorized as LEAs under State law; certain schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE); Indian Tribes and Indian Organizations (IOs) under certain conditions; and Indian Community Based Organizations (ICBOs). Consortia of two or more eligible entities are also eligible under certain circumstances.
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