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Homeless Education Disaster Assistance Program CFDA 84.383A

U.S. Department of Education


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Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-010909-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Jan 15, 2009
Creation Date: Jan 15, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications: Feb 09, 2009    Applications Available: 01/09/2009. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: 02/09/2009.
Current Closing Date for Applications: Feb 09, 2009    Applications Available: 01/09/2009. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: 02/09/2009.
Archive Date: Mar 11, 2009
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $15,000,000
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
CFDA Number(s): 84.383  --  Homeless Education Disaster Assistance Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Under this program, the Department will award funds directly to eligible LEAs based on demonstrated need. (Except where specifically noted, the term LEA as used in this notice refers to a single LEA or a consortium of LEAs located in the same State.) In determining an LEA's need for assistance, the Department will consider the number of students enrolled in the LEA in kindergarten through grade twelve who became homeless as a result of a natural disaster (as defined elsewhere in this notice) that occurred in 2008. To be eligible for funding under this program, an LEA (individually or in consortium) must have at least fifty of these homeless students enrolled.

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. The Homeless Education Disaster Assistance program is a new, one-year program authorized under the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009. This program provides assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) or consortia of LEAs located within the same State whose enrollment of homeless students has increased as a result of a natural disaster that occurred in calendar year 2008 (2008). Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) No. 84.383A. To receive funding, an eligible LEA must submit an application electronically by the deadline established in this notice. Submission of an electronic application involves the use of the Department's Electronic Grant Application System (e-Application) accessible through the Department's e-Grants system. You can access the electronic application for the Homeless Education Disaster Assistance program at: Once you access this site, you will receive specific instructions regarding the information to include in your application.

Link to Full Announcement

Homeless Education Disaster Assistance Program CFDA 84.383A; Notice inviting applications

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

Julius Cotton
ED FIND System Admin.
Phone (202) 245-6140
Program Manager:
Mr. John McLaughlin
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3C130
Washington, DC 20202
Telephone: (202) 260-0826 or via e-mail at e-Mail: Program Manager

Synopsis Modification History

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