Eligibility and Funding Status
Who May Apply (by category): Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), Local Education Agencies (LEAs), Other Organizations and/or Agencies, State Education Agencies (SEAs).
Who May Apply (specifically): SEAs, LEAs, Indian tribes, Indian organizations, federally supported elementary and secondary schools for Indian students, and Indian institutions, including Indian IHEs, or a consortium of such institutions may apply.
- Public educational programs or courses including those offered by traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, public online education providers, or other public education providers; or
- Private or home-based educational programs or courses including those offered by private schools, private online providers, private tutoring providers, community or faith-based organizations, or other private education providers.
- Demonstrates a statistically significant effect on improving student outcomes or other relevant outcomes based on—
- Strong evidence from at least 1 well-designed and well-implemented experimental study;
- Moderate evidence from at least 1 well-designed and well-implemented quasi-experimental study; or
- Promising evidence from at least 1 well-designed and well-implemented correlational study with statistical controls for selection bias; or
- Demonstrates a rationale based on high-quality research findings or positive evaluation that such activity, strategy, or intervention is likely to improve student outcomes or other relevant outcomes; and
- Includes ongoing efforts to examine the effects of such activity, strategy, or intervention.
Indian means an individual who is—
- A member of an Indian Tribe or band, as membership is defined by the Indian Tribe or band, including any Tribe or band terminated since 1940, and any Tribe or band recognized by the State in which the Tribe or band resides;
- A descendant of a parent or grandparent who meets the requirements described in paragraph (1) of this definition;
- Considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an Indian for any purpose;
- An Eskimo, Aleut, or other Alaska Native; or
- A member of an organized Indian group that received a grant under the Indian Education Act of 1988 as it was in effect on October 19, 1994.
- Is legally established—
- By Tribal or inter-Tribal charter or in accordance with State or Tribal law; and
- With appropriate constitution, bylaws, or articles of incorporation;
- Includes in its purposes the promotion of the education of Indians;
- Is controlled by a governing board, the majority of which is Indian;
- If located on an Indian reservation, operates with the sanction or by charter of the governing body of that reservation;
- Is neither an organization or subdivision of, nor under the direct control of, any institution of higher education or TCU; and
- Is not an agency of State or local government.
|DEMONSTRATION GRANTS FOR INDIAN CHILDREN PROGRAM||2017||2018||2020|
|Continuation Award Funding||$23,608,168||23,183,647||$15,000,000|
|New Award Funding||$13,474,661||$26,461,662||$24,100,000|
|Average New Award||$575,000||$1,000,000||$1,000,000|
|# of Continuation Awards||56||69||81|
|# of New Awards||25||36||40|