Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
- Type: Federal
- Source: U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Social Security Administration, +
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- Award Min: $0.00
- Award Max: $2,000,000.00
- Quantity: Between 0 and 1
- Deadline: Jun 05, 2014
State educational agencies; local educational agencies (LEAs), including public charter schools that operate as LEAs and receive funding under Part B of IDEA; IHEs; other public agencies; private nonprofit organizations; outlying areas; freely associated States; Indian tribes or tribal organizations;
and for-profit organizations.
Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Social Security Administration, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S.
Department of Labor. PROMISE is intended to improve the provision and coordination of services and supports for child Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients and their families to enable them to achieve improved outcomes and reduce their long-term reliance on SSI payments.
In FY 2013, the Department funded six three-year model demonstration projects (MDPs) with an option for two additional years based on performance, for a total of five years under the PROMISE program. The purpose of this priority is to provide technical assistance to assist MDPs in the implementation of their projects and to increase their capacity to improve services and supports to child SSI recipients and their families.
Corinne Weidenthal, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 4115, PCP, Washington, DC 20202-2600. Telephone: (202) 245-6529.