Applicant Information

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 and FY 2022 for the Project to Support America’s Families and Educators (Project SAFE) Grant Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.184N. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1810-0763.


The application for grants under the Project SAFE grant program is available from  September 16, 2021.

Applications will be reviewed by program staff and approved on a rolling, expedited basis contingent on the availability of funding.


FY 2021-2022 Application                MS Word         PDF

Applications for grants under this program must be submitted electronically using the program inbox:

The Project to Support America’s Families and Educators (Project SAFE) grant program is intended to improve students’ safety and well-being by providing funding to local educational agencies (LEAs) that adopt and implement strategies to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) consistent with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and that are financially penalized for doing so by their State educational agency (SEA) or other State entity.

For further information on applying for a Project SAFE grant please contact Amy Banks at

Federal Register Notice

The Notice Inviting Applications for this program can be found in the Federal Register


Amy Banks U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, room 3E257 Washington, DC 20202-6450 Telephone: (202) 453-6704 Email: