Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) Center for Best Practices to Support Single Parent Students CFDA Number 84.116L

Quick Facts

Due DateJuly 21, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 495,000
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - Eligible Applicants: Four-year Institutions of higher education (IHEs).

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. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to support a Center for Best Practices to Support Single Parent Students, to study and develop best practices for institutions of higher education to support single parents who are also students attending these institutions. The Center funded under this section must: (a) Assist institutions implementing innovative programs that support single parents pursuing higher education; (b) study and develop an evaluation protocol for such programs that includes quantitative and qualitative methodologies; (c) provide appropriate technical assistance regarding the replication, evaluation, and continuous improvement of such programs; and (d) develop and disseminate best practices for these programs. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.116L. Applications for grants under the Center for Best Practices to Support Single Parent Students, CFDA number 84.116L, 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 application for the Center for Best Practices to Support Single Parent Students at www.Grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.116, not 84.116L).

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberED-GRANTS-062014-001
Funding Opportunity TitleOffice of Postsecondary Education (OPE) Center for Best Practices to Support Single Parent Students CFDA Number 84.116L
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 20, 2014 (Friday)
Application Due DateJuly 21, 2014 (Monday)
***Applications Available: June 20, 2014. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 21, 2014.
Application Archive DateAugust 20, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 495,000
Award AmountUp to $ 495,000
CFDA Number
  • 84.116 - Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - Eligible Applicants: Four-year Institutions of higher education (IHEs).

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Education
Program Information WebsiteOffice of Postsecondary Education (OPE) Center for Best Practices to Support Single Parent Students CFDA Number 84.116L; Notice inviting applications for a new award for fiscal year (FY) 2014
ContactJulius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Kelly Harris
Center for Best Practices to Support Single Parent Students
U.S. Department of Education
1990 K Street NW., Room 6161
Washingto
e-Mail: Program Manager

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