Applicant Information

Forms and Applications

FY21 application materials can be found in and on our website:

Typically, we receive funds for this competition in odd years (e.g. 2017, 2019, 2021, etc.).  Here you will find the prior year’s application documents under the section titled ‘Discretionary Construction Grants’.

Federal Register Notices

  • Available for open competitions

Field Readers Needed

If you are interested in becoming a potential field reader for future  Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Program grant competition, please contact the program. We seek qualified field readers with experience in school facilities management, administration of a state school facilities improvement program, architecture, or school business management.

The U.S. Department of Education solicits reviewers without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. We will provide reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability to participate in the review process. We are seeking a geographically diverse group of readers, including readers who are familiar with the challenges of managing LEAs in poor, rural areas.

Individuals who are willing to be considered should submit a current resume describing their relevant experience. Resumes should be submitted by e-mail to or mailed to the attention of Jacqueline Edwards, Impact Aid Program, U.S. Department of Education, LBJ Building, Room 3C121, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, D.C. 20202.