2022 Archived Competition Information

FY 2022 Promise Neighborhoods (PN) Competition

The FY 2022 PN Competition for new awards is now closed for most applicants.  For applicants from Florida, Puerto Rico, North Carolina, South Carolina and portions of Alaska the competition has reopened due to recent natural disasters.  Applications from affected areas are due on October 21, 2022.  Applicants are not required to submit an intent to apply to be considered for this funding opportunity.

FY 2022 Notice Inviting Applications

The Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) was published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2022.

An extension notice was published on July 25, 2022.  This notice extended the deadline to October 7, 2022.

reopening notice was published on October 14, 2022.  This notice reopened the competition until October 21, 2022 for applicants from certain areas with disaster declarations.

FY 2022 PN Competition Timeline

  • Notice Inviting Applications Available: June 29, 2022
  • Intent to Apply: July 29, 2022 (strongly encouraged)
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: October 7, 2022

FY 2022 PN Application Instructions

  • The PN Application Package on this page is for applicants to download and use as a guide only.  Applicants should use the versions of forms that are in grants.gov.
  • The official application can be found in grants.gov under the Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-062922-002.

Sample Application Package PN 2022

Pre-Application Webinar Series

The Department is offering a mix of pre-recorded and live pre-application meetings for the FY 2022 PN grant competition.  Below are the planned presentations for the FY 2022 PN webinar series.  The program office highly encourages potential applicants to attend or review each presentation.

Presentation I Promise Neighborhoods Program 101: What is the Promise Neighborhoods Program? Topics: History of Promise Neighborhoods Program, Updates on the Promise Neighborhoods Program, and Expectations for Applicants and Grantees Description: This presentation will help applicants have a better understanding of the foundation of the Promise Neighborhoods program. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the history and expectations of the Promise Neighborhoods program should review this presentation.  Its purpose is to help entities to reflect on their current projects, programs, and partnerships to determine if they have the capacity to implement the Promise Neighborhoods program as intended and if it is a good fit for their respective communities. Presentation: Slides

Live Webinar I Nuts and Bolts of the FY 2022 Promise Neighborhoods Competition Date: July 11, 1 PM Eastern Topics: Statute, Purpose, Eligibility, Requirements, Selection Criteria, and Priorities Description:  This webinar is designed for all potential applicants and their partners to attend.  It will cover the essentials of the FY22 PN competition so that all applicants understand the priorities and requirements their applications must include, as well as the selection criteria that will be used to review and rate their applications. PresentationSlides RecordingClick to view Passcode: @DU53d^z

Live Webinar II Strategies, Resources, and Tips on How to Incorporate Evidence and Evaluation into Your Proposed Project Date: July 18, 1 PM Eastern Topics: Data, Performance Indicators, Evidence, and Evaluation Description: Evidence and evaluation are significant components of the Promise Neighborhoods program.  Learn how the Department and its partners utilize data on key performance indicators and how evidence and evaluation can strengthen your application. Presentation: Slides Recording: Click to view Passcode: a0*rktvL

Live Webinar III Money, Money, Money & More Date: July 25, 1 PM Eastern Topics: Budget, Post Award, and Continuation Awards Description: A solid and accurate budget and budget narrative are the backbone to every project. This webinar will cover a range of financial and fiscal topics related to the 2022 Promise Neighborhoods competition. PresentationSlides Recording: Click to view Passcode: U8vZ0t?y