Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Comprehensive Centers Program: National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities CFDA Number 84.283D

Funding Agency:
Department of Education

Section 2244 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), requires the Secretary to establish a comprehensive center on students at risk of not attaining full literacy skills due to a disability. Comprehensive Centers are typically administered by the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE). OESE is funding this Center; however, because of the Center’s subject matter, it will be administered jointly by OESE and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS).

We are establishing this priority for the FY 2016 grant competition in accordance with section 437(d)(1) of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA), 20 U.S.C. 1232(d)(1). Absolute Priority: This priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(3), we consider only applications that meet this priority. This priority is: National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities. 

The purpose of this priority is to fund a cooperative agreement to establish a National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities (the Center) for children in early childhood education programs through high school.

Deadline: Jul. 25, 2016

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

 Research organizations, institutions, agencies, institutions of higher education, or partnerships among such entities, or individuals, with the demonstrated ability or capacity to carry out the activities described in this notice. 

Amount

$1,475,000

Amount Description

Maximum Award: We will reject any application that proposes a budget exceeding $1,475,000 for a single budget period of 12 months in year one and $1,500,000 for a single budget period in years 2–5. 

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Curriculum Development
Social Sciences

External Deadline

July 25, 2016