News Posts: Rural, Insular, and Native Achievement

Native Achievement Programs

The Native Achievement Programs group administers grant programs that provide resources to meet the unique needs of Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students. Grantees under the Alaska Native Education program use their funds for such activities as the development of curricula and education programs that address the education needs of Alaska Native students, and the […]

Applicant Information

Timeline Application Closing Date: April 7th, 2023 FY 2023 Republic of Palau Grant Plan Please Note: Submission instructions are provided in the Republic of Palau Grant Plan package. Please contact Dr. Tiffany T. Forrester, Group Leader, Insular Areas Team with any questions. Applicant Information Form Submission Procedures Project Narrative Template Budget Narrative Template Means of […]

Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

Legislation: The Consolidated Grant is authorized under 48 U.S.C. 1469a.  Regulations pertaining to the Consolidated Grant are located in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) at 34 CFR 76.125 – 76.137.  Per 34 CFR 76.136, the “Insular Areas may only use and administer funds under programs described in §76.125(c) during a fiscal year for […]

FY 2019 Awards

  Cook Inlet Tribal Council (S356A190013) (AK) $791,512 Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. proposes Innovation Station in response to the limited capacity of Alaska’s public schools to deliver Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) content to elementary school students in a culturally informed manner. As an early intervention program that recognizes and addresses the unique […]

REAP State Coordinators

The following is a list of the REAP State Coordinators organized alphabetically by State. If you have any state-specific questions or concerns, start by reaching out to your REAP State Coordinator. To contact the REAP Program Office at the U.S. Department of Education directly, please email Additionally, this list provides a breakdown of Program […]

Rural Education Achievement Program

Part B of Title V of the reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) contains Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) initiatives that are designed to help rural districts that may lack the personnel and resources to compete effectively for Federal competitive grants and that often receive grant allocations in amounts that are too small to […]

FY 2015 Grant Awards

Fiscal Year 2015 New Grant Award Recipients in Rank Order Kake City School District (S356A150037) Kake City School District (KCSD) located in the rural, remote Alaska community proposes the Aspiring for College and Career Readiness (ACCR) program, a comprehensive, collaboratively designed effort that will enhance existing services and create new educational, cultural, and career-focused opportunities […]

FY 2016 Awards

Fiscal Year 2016 Grant Awards Alaska Humanities Forum (S356A160041) $394,999 The Rose Cross-Cultural Exchange (RCCE) project proposed to address the challenges of Alaska Native students through a two-program approach of building networks of cross-cultural understanding that transcend the urban-rural divide. The Educator Cross-Cultural Immersion (ECCI) addresses the needs of Alaska Native students through their teachers […]

FY 2011 Awards

Abstracts of 2011 New Grant Award Recipients in Rank Order S356A110054 – Yukon-Koyukuk School                           The Yukon-Koyukuk School District’s (YKSD) Bridge Project will serve Alaska Native students in grades 7-12 by expanding the capacity of our Career and Technical Education CTE programs to better engage our students by offering two health Science academies annually and […]