Investing in Innovation Fund
|Source:||U.S Dept. Of Education|
|Program:||Investing in Innovation Fund|
|Eligibility:||Entities eligible to apply for Investing in Innovation Fund grants include: (a) An LEA or (b) a partnership between a nonprofit organization and (1) one or more LEAs or (2) a consortium of schools. An eligible applicant that is a partnership applying under section 14007(a)(1)(B) of the ARRA must designate one of its official partners (as defined in this notice) to serve as the applicant in accordance with the Department's regulations governing group applications in 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129. (2010 i3 NFP)|
The Investing In Innovation Fund, Established Under Section 14007 Of The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009 (ARRA), Provides Funding To Support (1) Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), And (2) Nonprofit Organizations In Partnership With (a) One Or More LEAs Or (b) A Consortium Of Schools. The Purpose Of This Program Is To Provide Competitive Grants To Applicants With A Record Of Improving Student Achievement And Attainment In Order To Expand The Implementation Of, And Investment In, Innovative Practices That Are Demonstrated To Have An Impact On Improving Student Achievement Or Student Growth (as Defined In This Notice), Closing Achievement Gaps, Decreasing Dropout Rates, Increasing High School Graduation Rates, Or Increasing College Enrollment And Completion Rates.
These Grants Will (1) Allow Eligible Entities To Expand And Develop
Innovative Practices That Can Serve As Models Of Best Practices, (2)
Allow Eligible Entities To Work In Partnership With The Private Sector
And The Philanthropic Community, And (3) Support Eligible Entities In
Identifying And Documenting Best Practices That Can Be Shared And Taken
To Scale Based On Demonstrated Success.
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|Deadline for Notice of Intent To Apply: June 23, 2011
Thelma Leenhouts, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W302, Washington, DC 20202-5900. Fax: (202) 401-8466. Telephone: (202) 453-7122 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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