Applicant Info and Eligibility

FY 2021 Promise Neighborhoods (PN) Competition

The FY 2021 PN Competition for new awards is now open.

FY 2021 Notice Inviting Applications

The Notice Inviting Application was published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2021.

FY 2021 PN Competition Timeline

  • Notice Inviting Applications Available: January 19, 2021
  • Intent to Apply: February 3, 2021 (strongly encouraged) (closed)
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 5, 2021

FY 2021 PN Application Instructions

  • The PN Application Package is for applicants to download and use as a guide only. Applicants should use the versions of forms that are in grants.gov.
  • Application Package Instructions can also be found on Grants.gov. Unless the applicant qualifies for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, all PN grant applications must be submitted electronically via Grants.gov. The link to the application package instructions on grants.gov is below:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=Promise%20Neighborhoods

FY 2021 PN Application Package

Application Package PN 2021

Optional Needs and Solutions Table

Pre-Application Webinar Series

Below are recordings of the FY 2021 Promise Neighborhoods webinar series. The program office highly encourages potential applicants to listen to all webinars and review each corresponding Power Point Presentation.

Webinar I- Promise Neighborhoods Program 101: What is the Promise Neighborhoods Program?
Date: Friday, January 29, 2021
Time: 1:00pm EST -2:30pm EST
Topics: History of Promise Neighborhoods Program, Updates on the Promise Neighborhoods Program, and Expectations for Applicants and Grantees
Description: By helping applicants have a better understanding of the foundation of the Promise Neighborhoods program, the Program Office is optimistic that high quality applications will address the needs of students and their families. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the history and expectations of the Promise Neighborhoods program should attend this webinar. This webinar will 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.
Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team and the Center for the Study of Social Policy
Power Point Presentation (PDF)
Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8X87GItnRpmNMZOJcOVkgg
Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/Ho9Bl4io2ndz4xbl8-ahRcN3HyoPOjjmyL4QLxuctx6K2539NR9kO6B8Z-eZDMed.PT2bbcrw1QHPR8x9


Webinar II- Nuts and Bolts of the FY 2021 Promise Neighborhoods Competition<
Date: Monday, February 1, 2021
Time: 1:00pm EST -2:30pm EST
Topics: Statute, Purpose, Eligible Applicants, and Requirements
Description: By helping applicants have a better understanding of the foundation of Promise Neighborhoods, the Program Office is optimistic that high quality applications will address the needs of students and their families. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the Promise Neighborhoods program should attend this webinar.
Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team
Power Point Presentation (PDF)
Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IUmZvLqIRHO8cCsJAwsoew
Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/itdmNtr17MQwyuPFxh0TIM8aGM-GEIaVvqXsxmBlwHW0dymESmMNTaRWJnQstWXF.eGBbEJpDgu6Dcvl2


Webinar III- What Everyone Ought to Know about the FY 2021 Promise Neighborhoods Competition
Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Time: 1:00pm EST -2:30pm EST
Topics: Selection Criteria, Priorities, TRF
Description: The Program Office invites all potential applicants and their partners to attend this informative and illuminating webinar. If you are curious about proposal essentials, this webinar was designed with you in mind.  Come, log-in, and be fully engaged as we highlight imperative information that is critical to your submission.
Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team
Power Point Presentation (PDF)
Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_09raqK7oRM-nkCsj4d1yVA
Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/akxFFfmYw5gTw-Hc9LI8Bi6Ie41tjqQjfXPirRPCm-BtIzn4TheS50Dw7gUKRVQy.HK4jMTzZcXTseRgc


Webinar IV- Money, Money, Money & More
Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Time: 1:00pm EST -2:30pm EST
Topics: Budget, Attachments, Post Award, and Continuation Awards
Description: A solid and accurate budget and budget narrative are the backbone to every project. This webinar has an extensive emphasis on fiscal matters and other areas related to the 2021 Promise Neighborhoods competition.  All potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend this session to assist with their organization’s proposal planning efforts.
Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team
Power Point Presentation (PDF)
Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Vqu5Nd0mQCqui_-tAOap0w
Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/MlI0CW26sQE-DXYw9RGVlq8kmbx–1pjVL9wJhI26ItykDS2A1gecRFRRyxPbanQ.7T7D-CXi8Zxtn2FA


Webinar V- Strategies, Resources, and Tips on How to Incorporate Evidence and Evaluation into Your Proposed Project
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Time: 1:00pm EST -2:30pm EST
Topics: Evidence and Evaluation
Description: Evidence and evaluation are significant components of the Promise Neighborhoods program. Learn how the Department and its partners utilize data and how evidence and evaluation can strengthen your application.  The Program Office invites all parties who are interested in evidence and evaluation as it relates to the 2021 Promise Neighborhoods competition to this webinar.
Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team and the Urban Institute
Power Point Presentation (PDF)
Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V2IDtb_STkKNN_rFc1dbOQ
Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/Bx0sFZlf1AVG9CkwBlXmOUvxSKCGLyD70juuSqBdVOeuALDe5QA9q9C3senTzJn1.hMtm5AEA4eIzhxi3

Call for Peer Reviewers

CALL FOR PEER REVIEWERS

PEER REVIEWER APPLICATION

Eligibility

An eligible entity must be one of the following:

  1. An institution of higher education, as defined in section 102 of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1002);
  2. An Indian Tribe or Tribal organization, as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304); or
  3. One or more nonprofit entities working in formal partnership with not less than one of the following entities:
    1. A high-need LEA.
    2. An institution of higher education, as defined in section 102 of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1002).
    3. The office of a chief elected official of a unit of local government.
    4. An Indian Tribe or Tribal organization, as defined under section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304).

All potential applicants should refer to the program statute, Notice of Final Priorities,  Notice Inviting Applications, Application Package, and website for further eligibility requirements and information pertaining to the Promise Neighborhoods Program.

Previous Competitions

To learn more about the previous competition, please visit the below links.

2018

2017

2016

2012

2011

2010

 

Last Modified: 02/10/2021