FY 2017 Competition


What’s New

On Monday, March 27, 2017 the U.S. Department of Education announced the FY 2017 CSP Grants to State Entities Competition.

The FY 2017 CSP Grants to State Entities application period closed on May 18, 2017. The U.S. Department received applications from Entities in the following States:

CSP State Entity FY2017 Applicant Status
Texas Arkansas
North Carolina Michigan
Tennessee Arizona
New Hampshire Maryland
New Jersey Oklahoma
Alabama Indiana
Minnesota Hawaii
Mississippi Missouri
Rhode Island Florida
Idaho Wisconsin
District of Columbia New Mexico

For additional information, about the FY 2017 grantees, visit the Awards page.

FY 2017 CSP State Entities Notice Inviting Applications

Posted in the Federal Register on March 27, 2017     PDF       HTML 1st Correction notice posted in the Federal Register on April 25, 2017     PDF       HTML 2nd Correction notice posted in the Federal Register on May 1, 2017     PDF       HTML

FY 2017 Competition Timeline

  • Pre-Application Webinar: Closed
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: Closed
  • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: July 17, 2017

FY2017 Application Information

Pre-Application Webinar:

  • The PowerPoint slides from the Webinar are available HERE
  • For those who were not able to attend, the webinar was recorded and can be accessed HERE.

Application Submission:

  • Applications must be submitted electronically through the Grants.gov system at http://www.grants.gov/.
  • Please do not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to U.S. Department of Education staff.

Registering on Grants.gov:

  • Applicants must register at Grants.gov prior to submitting an application.
  • The Grants.gov registration process takes approximately 5 business days to complete, but Grants.gov recommends allowing several weeks to complete all steps.
  • You may begin working on your application while completing the registration process, but you cannot submit an application until all of the registration steps are complete.
  • For detailed information on the registration steps, please go to: https://apply07.grants.gov/apply/OrcRegister.

Application Package: Application Package Instructions

  • Please note this is an electronic copy of the application package instructions for you to download and use as a guide only.
  • The application package that must be submitted can be found on the grants.gov website.

Hard Copy Applications: For hard copy application packages, contact:

Kathryn Meeley U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue SW, RM 4W257 Washington, DC 20202 Phone: (202)453-6818 Email: Kathryn.Meeley@ed.gov

Required Application Forms

Please Note: most of these forms are already in the electronic application packet in Grants.gov. Here is a list of the required forms that must be completed, examples of which can be found here.

  • ED Form 424–Application for Federal Education Assistance (Form and Instructions)
  • ED Form 524–Budget Information, Non-Construction Programs
  • ED Form 524–Instructions
  • Standard Form 424B–Assurances, Non-Construction Programs
  • Grants.gov Lobbying Form; Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters; and Drug-Free Workplace Requirements
  • Standard Form LLL–Disclosure of Lobbying Activities