Applicant Info and Eligibility

FY 2022 Promise Neighborhoods (PN) Competition

The FY 2022 PN Competition is closed. On January 19, the PN program announced 4 new awards and 2 extension awards made through the FY 2022 competition cycle.  See below for information about the PN program and archived information about previous grant competitions.  

PN Program Introduction

To learn more about the Promise Neighborhoods program please review the presentation below.  This information provides a general overview of the program and will likely apply to any future competition for new Promise Neighborhoods grants.

Presentation:
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

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 competitions, please visit the below links.

2022

2021

2018

2017

2016

2012

2011

2010

2016 PN Extension Grant Competition 

The 2016 PN cohort of grants is eligible for an extension grant competition.  The deadline for applications is September 16, 2022.  All applications must submitted in grants.gov. 

All grantees eligible for this competition have been notified of their eligibility.  If you believe your organization should be eligible but you have not received notification, please reach out to Richard.Wilson@ed.gov

The notice for the 2016 Cohort Extension Competition is available here: FY22 PN 2016 Cohort Extension Grant NIA

The additional mandatory form that must be submitted in grants.gov along with the rest of your application is available here: GPRA Data and Implementation Summary Form