USDOE/IES Unsolicited Grant Opportunities
|Source:||U.S Dept. Of Education IES|
|Program:||USDOE/IES Unsolicited Grant Opportunities|
|Eligibility:||Unsolicited applications are defined as those that are not eligible for funding under the Institute's current grant competitions. The Institute’s current grant competitions are those for the fiscal year (FY 2013), both open and closed, which are described at http://ies.ed.gov/funding/.|
|Purpose:||The Institute Of Education Sciences Announces Its Willingness To Consider Unsolicited Applications For Research, Evaluation, And Statistics Projects That Would Make Significant Contributions To The Mission Of The Institute. The Institute's Mission Is To Expand Fundamental Knowledge And Understanding Of Education And To Provide Education Leaders And Practitioners, Parents And Students, Researchers, And The General Public With Unbiased, Reliable, And Useful Information About The Condition And Progress Of Education In The United States; About Education Policies, Programs, And Practices That Support Learning And Improve Academic Achievement And Access To Educational Opportunities For All Students; And About The Effectiveness Of Federal And Other Education Programs. Unsolicited Applications Are Defined As Those That Are Not Eligible For Funding Under The Institute's Current (FY2013) Grant Competitions.|
|Quantity:||10 - 20|
The Institute expects that very little funding will be available for these projects (in FY 2012, the Institute funded one unsolicited project). Typical awards will be in the range of $25,000 to $200,000 (total cost) over 1 to 3 years. The size of the award depends on the scope and significance of the project.
The prospectus must be submitted via email to IESprospectus@ed.gov. The prospectus should be submitted in attachment form as a single Word document or PDF file. To be assured consideration for funding in FY 2013 (ending September 30, 2013), the prospectus must be received by 8:00 pm Eastern time on March 5, 2013.