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Institute of Education Sciences (IES): National Center on Education Research (NCER): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice, Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.305N

ID: ED-GRANTS-061724-002 • Type: Posted

Description

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Purpose of Program: In awarding research grants, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) intends to provide national leadership in expanding knowledge and understanding of (1) education outcomes for all learners from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education, and (2) employment and wage outcomes when relevant (such as for those engaged in career and technical, postsecondary, or adult education). The IES research grant programs are designed 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 learners. These interested individuals include parents, educators, learners, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, IES provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.

Assistance Listing Numbers: 84.305I and 84.305N.

Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.305N.

Background
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) provides national leadership in expanding knowledge and understanding of education outcomes for all learners from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education, as well as employment and wage outcomes when relevant. The IES research grant programs aim to provide reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all learners.

Grant Details
The IES National Center for Education Research (NCER) is announcing two competitions: From Seedlings to Scale and Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice. The From Seedlings to Scale program will invest in innovative products, policies, and processes within an identified focus area through three phases of increasing funding and time duration.

The Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice competition will support the establishment of new ATS Initiative programs and provide high-level support to IES in coordinating existing programs that fall under this new initiative.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants include organizations with the demonstrated ability and capacity to conduct rigorous research and development, such as institutions of higher education, non-profit, for-profit, public, or private entities.

Period of Performance
The project period for From Seedlings to Scale (Phase One) is up to 1 year, while the project period for ATS Initiative Hub is up to 5 years.

Grant Value
The estimated range of awards for From Seedlings to Scale (SPEED at Scale Phase One) is $300,000 to $500,000 for the entire project period of 1 year. For ATS Initiative Hub, the estimated grant value is $500,0000 to $1,500,000 annually across an entire project period of 5 years.

Overview

Category of Funding
Education
Funding Instruments
Grant
Cooperative Agreement
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 6/17/24 the Department of Education posted grant opportunity ED-GRANTS-061724-002 for Institute of Education Sciences (IES): National Center on Education Research (NCER): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice, Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.305N. The grant will be issued under grant program 84.305 Education Research, Development and Dissemination.

Timing

Posted Date
June 17, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
Aug. 15, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 32 Days
Closing Date Explanation
Application Packages Available: June 20, 2024. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 15, 2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Higgins. U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Lyndon Baines Johnson Building, Telephone: 202-987-1531. Email: erin.higgins@ed.gov.
Last Updated
June 17, 2024, 9:37 a.m. EDT
Version
1
Archive Date
Sept. 14, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
State governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
City or township governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Independent school districts
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Special district governments
County governments
Private institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Info
1. Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants are organizations that have the demonstrated ability and capacity to conduct rigorous research and development. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, institutions of higher education and non-profit, for-profit, public, or private entities.

Contacts

Contact
Julius C Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Contact Email
Email Description
Program Manager
Contact Phone
(202) 245-6288
Additional Information
Institute of Education Sciences (IES): National Center on Education Research (NCER): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice, Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.305N; Notice Inviting Applications

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