PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD GRANTS
This week the U.S. Department of Education published the application for the second phase of Promise Neighborhood program grants. This includes new planning and implementation grants. The Department expects to award first-year funds for four to six implementation grants with an estimated grant award of $4 million to $6 million. Implementation grantees will receive annual grants over a period of three to five years with total awards ranging from $12 million to $30 million. Remaining 2011 funds will go toward 10 new one-year planning grants with an estimated grant award of $500,000. Applications are due September 6, 2011. Learn more here.