On Your Marks! FY 2012 Promise Neighborhoods Applications Released

20 Apr 2012 |
On Your Marks! FY 2012 Promise Neighborhoods Applications Released

They’re here!  The US Department of Education released a request for planningand implementation applications for the FY 2012 Promise Neighborhoods program.

More information is on the Department of Education’s Promise Neighborhoods page.

We know a lot of you have been waiting for this announcement, and we’re pleased to share with you that up to 15 new planning grants of up to $500,000 each and 5-7 new implementation grants of up to $4-6 million each will be funded this year, and there will be continuing funding for the five implementation grantees selected last year. We will be making every effort to assist communities interested in applying with tools and resources on our website, updated How to Apply guides, and webinars.

For now, take note of these dates:

Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: June 8, 2012

Dept of Ed Pre-Application Webinars: May 17 and June 14, 2012

Date full applications are due: July 27, 2012

And stay tuned for further updates and guidance!