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Carol M. White Physical Education Program CFDA 84.215F

U.S. Department of Education


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Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-011609-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Jan 16, 2009
Creation Date: Jan 16, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications: Mar 06, 2009    Applications Available: January 16, 2009. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 6, 2009.
Current Closing Date for Applications: Mar 06, 2009    Applications Available: January 16, 2009. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 6, 2009.
Archive Date: Apr 05, 2009
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 95
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
CFDA Number(s): 84.215  --  Fund for the Improvement of Education
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Eligible Applicants: (a) LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law, and CBOs, including faith-based organizations provided that they meet the applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. (b) The Secretary limits eligibility under this discretionary grant competition to LEAs or CBOs that do not currently have an active grant under the PEP program. For the purpose of this eligibility requirement, a grant is considered active until the end of the grant's project or funding period, including any extensions of those periods that extend the grantee's authority to obligate funds.

Agency Name

U.S. Department of Education


•Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. Purpose of Program: The Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs, including after-school programs, for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Grant recipients must implement programs that help students make progress toward meeting State standards. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.215F. If you choose to submit your application electronically, you must use the Governmentwide Apply site at Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us. You may access the electronic grant application for the Carol M. White Physical Education Program at You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.215, not 84.215F). The telephone number for the Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726 or e-mail:

Link to Full Announcement

Carol M. White Physical Education Program CFDA 84.215F; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Julius Cotton
ED FIND System Admin.
Phone (202) 245-6140
Program Manager:
Carlette Huntley
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 10071
Potomac Center Plaza,
Washington, DC 20202
Telephone: 202-245-7871 or by e-mail: e-Mail: Program Manager

Synopsis Modification History

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