2018 Archived Competition Information for Promise Neighborhood

2018 Promise Neighborhoods Notice Inviting Applications For Extension Grants (only Fiscal Year 2011 and 2012 Implementation Grantees are eligible to apply)

The Promise Neighborhoods Notice Inviting Applications is here.

Here is a word version of the 2018 Extension Grant Application Package. It references a number of required forms. With the exception of the Promise Neighborhoods Abstract Form, Applicants should use the standard forms templates on the grants.gov website location for this funding opportunity. Only one of the lobbying forms is required, the one that best fits your situation. The two lobbying forms are listed as “optional” to reduce the risk of submission errors. However, you must submit one of the two lobbying forms with your application.

The 2018 Promise Neighborhoods Abstract form is a required part of the 2018 Promise Neighborhoods Extension Grant Application. It is attached here. Please download it, fill it out, and submit it within “Other Attachments” in Grants.gov

A template for Appendix A: GPRA Data and Implementation Grant Summary can be found here. Submit Appendix A within “Other Attachments” in Grants.gov.

FY 2018 Competition Timeline:

Pre-Application Webinars :

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 2:00PM EST Event address: https://educateevents.webex.com/educateevents/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec86e9fc0b29f4fba0661c1b398532c13 Event number: 749 917 481 Event password: Promise Audio will play through computer speakers

Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: [TBD]

Application Submission

Applications must be submitted electronically through the Grants.gov system at http://www.grants.gov/. Please do not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.

Deadline to Submit Applications: May 23, 2018 at 4:30:00 p.m.

Your application must be fully uploaded and submitted and must be date and time stamped by the Grants.gov system no later than 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. We will not accept your application if it is received with a date and time stamped by the Grants.gov system–after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. We do not consider an application that does not comply with the deadline requirements.

Application Submission Update

It has come to our attention that at least some applicants for the Promise Neighborhoods Extension Grant Opportunity have experienced difficulties renewing their SAM registration because of a new requirement concerning the submission of a notarized letter appointing a designated entity administrator. As you know, successful registration in SAM is a prerequisite to being able to register in Grants.gov and submit an application electronically.

Because of this issue, the U.S. Department of Education is allowing those Promise Neighborhoods Extension applicants that experienced difficulty in renewing their SAM registration the opportunity to submit their applications by email to Promiseneighborhoods@ed.gov by the deadline, May 23, 2018 by 4:30:00 pm, Eastern Time . If for some reason you cannot submit the application electronically, you have the option of submitting a hard copy with through a delivery services that provides next day delivery. If you exercise the option to submit a hardcopy rather than e-mailing your application or submitting it electronically through Grants.gov, please include with your application a dated invoice or mail receipt that proves your application was mailed or submitted for delivery by May 23, 2018.

Please note that applicants that receive an extension grant will need to complete their SAM registration before they can draw down funds. If you need further assistance for your SAMs account, please go to www.fsd.gov, click on the “Submit a Question” Webform or the Webchat link to correspond with an agent. It will be necessary for you to sign-in to your FSD Account. The ‘Submit a Question’ will accept submissions 24 hours 7 days a week. Federal Service Desk Agents will respond to your request during normal business hours.