Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy CFDA Number 84.305H

Quick Facts

Due DateAugust 7, 2014 (Thursday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Others - Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Program Description

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. The Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) announces the Institute's FY 2015 competitions for grants to support education research and special education research. The Director takes this action under the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002. The Institute's purpose in awarding these grants is to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding (1) of developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for disability, and (2) of education outcomes for all students from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education. Purpose of Program: The central purpose of the Institute's research grant programs is to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students. These interested individuals include parents, educators, students, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need. Competitions in This Notice: The Institute will conduct seven research competitions in FY 2015 through two of its National Education Centers: The Institute's National Center for Education Research (NCER) will hold five competitions: One competition for education research, one competition for education research training, one competition for education research and development centers, one competition for statistical and research methodology in education, and one competition for partnerships and collaborations focused on problems of practice or policy. The Institute's National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) will hold two competitions: one competition for special education research and one competition for special education research training. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers: 84.305A, 84.305B, 84.305C, 84.305D, 84.305H, 84.324A, and 84.324B. Applications for grants under the Education Research, Education Research Training, Education Research and Development Centers, Statistical and Research Methodology in Education, the Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy competitions, Special Education Research, and Special Education Research Training, CFDA Numbers 84.305A, 84.305B, 84.305C, 84.305D, 84.305H, 84.324A, and 84.324B, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at www.Grants.gov. Through this site you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us. You may access the electronic grant applications for the Education Research, Special Education Research, Education Research Training, Special Education Research Training, Education Research and Development Centers, Statistical and Research Methodology in Education, and the Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy competitions at www.Grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for each competition by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.305, not 84.305A).

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberED-GRANTS-041014-005
Funding Opportunity TitleInstitute of Education Sciences (IES): Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy CFDA Number 84.305H
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateApril 10, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateAugust 7, 2014 (Thursday)
***Applications Available: June 5, 2014. Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: June 5, 2014. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 7, 2014.
Application Archive DateSeptember 6, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 84.305 - Education Research, Development and Dissemination

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Others - Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions, such as colleges and universities.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Education
Program Information WebsiteInstitute of Education Sciences (IES): Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy CFDA Number 84.305H; Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2015
ContactJulius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Allen Ruby
U.S. Department of Education Institution of Education Sciences
400 Maryland Avenue, NW
Capital Place, Room 610E
Washington, D
e-Mail: Program Manager

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