Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) Program CFDA Number 84.358A

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Which LEAs are eligible for an award under the SRSA program? An LEA (including a public charter school that is considered an LEA under State law) is eligible for an award under the SRSA program if-- (a) The total number of students in average daily attendance at all of the schools served by the LEA is fewer than 600, or each county in which a school served by the LEA is located has a total population density of fewer than 10 persons per square mile; and (b)(1) All of the schools served by the LEA are designated with a school locale code of 7 or 8 by the Department's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); or (2) The Secretary has determined, based on a demonstration by the LEA and concurrence of the State educational agency, that the LEA is located in an area defined as rural by a governmental agency of the State. Note: The school locale codes are the locale codes determined on the basis of the NCES school code methodology in place on the date of enactment of section 6211(b) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. Which eligible LEAs must submit an application to receive an FY 2014 SRSA Grant Award? An eligible LEA must submit an application to receive an FY 2014 SRSA grant award if that LEA has never submitted an application for SRSA funds in any prior year. All eligible LEAs that need to submit an application to receive an SRSA grant award in a given year are highlighted in yellow on the SRSA eligibility spreadsheets, which are posted annually on the SRSA program Web site at www2.ed.gov/programs/reapsrsa/eligibility.html.

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. Under the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) awards grants on a formula basis to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the unique needs of rural school districts. In this notice, we establish the deadline for submission of fiscal year (FY) 2014 SRSA grant applications. An eligible LEA that is required to submit an application must do so electronically by the deadline in this notice. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.358A. An eligible LEA that is required to submit an application to receive FY 2014 SRSA funds must submit an electronic application by May 30, 2014, 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time. If it submits its application after this deadline, the LEA will receive a grant award only to the extent that funds are available after the Department awards grants to other eligible LEAs under the program. Submission of an electronic application involves the use of the Department's G5 System. Prospective applicants can access the electronic application for the SRSA Program at: www.g5.gov. When applicants access this site, they will receive specific instructions regarding the information to include in the SRSA application.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberED-GRANTS-050114-002
Funding Opportunity TitleOffice of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) Program CFDA Number 84.358A
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 1, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
***Application Deadline: May 30, 2014, 4:30:00 p.m. Washington, DC time.
Application Archive DateJune 29, 2014 (Sunday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 84.358 - Rural Education

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Which LEAs are eligible for an award under the SRSA program? An LEA (including a public charter school that is considered an LEA under State law) is eligible for an award under the SRSA program if-- (a) The total number of students in average daily attendance at all of the schools served by the LEA is fewer than 600, or each county in which a school served by the LEA is located has a total population density of fewer than 10 persons per square mile; and (b)(1) All of the schools served by the LEA are designated with a school locale code of 7 or 8 by the Department's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); or (2) The Secretary has determined, based on a demonstration by the LEA and concurrence of the State educational agency, that the LEA is located in an area defined as rural by a governmental agency of the State. Note: The school locale codes are the locale codes determined on the basis of the NCES school code methodology in place on the date of enactment of section 6211(b) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. Which eligible LEAs must submit an application to receive an FY 2014 SRSA Grant Award? An eligible LEA must submit an application to receive an FY 2014 SRSA grant award if that LEA has never submitted an application for SRSA funds in any prior year. All eligible LEAs that need to submit an application to receive an SRSA grant award in a given year are highlighted in yellow on the SRSA eligibility spreadsheets, which are posted annually on the SRSA program Web site at www2.ed.gov/programs/reapsrsa/eligibility.html.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Education
Program Information WebsiteOffice of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) Program CFDA Number 84.358A; Application Deadline for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014
ContactJulius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Eric Schulz
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 3W107
Washington, DC 20202.
Telephone: (202) 401-0039 or by email: r
e-Mail: Program Mailbox

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