Legislation, Regulation and Guidance


Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title VI, Part A, Subpart 3, Sec. 6131(a)(4); 20 U.S.C 7451(a)(4).


2023 STEP Notice Inviting Applications: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/05/02/2023-09200/applications-for-new-awards-state-tribal-education-partnership-grant-program (Published May 2, 2023)

June 1, 2020 State Tribal Education Partnership Grants to Tribal Education Agencies Regulationshttps://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/06/01/2020-11729/applications-for-new-awards-state-tribal-education-partnership-grants-to-tribal-educational-agencies

June 13, 2019 State Tribal Education Partnership Grants to Tribal Education Agencies Regulations: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/06/13/2019-12500/applications-for-new-awards-state-tribal-education-partnership-step-tribal-education-agency

The general administrative provisions that apply to all Education Department grants may be found here (note that Part 80 contains the grant requirements for Indian tribal governments): EDGAR; 34 CFR parts 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 86, 97,98 and 99.

Note: The regulations in 34 CRF part 79 apply to all applicants except federally recognized Indian tribes.


For guidance on allowable costs under Federal grants, see 2 CFR Part 200, Subpart E, available here: http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=0ccb912939893ca4ecbd3c215557e00a&mc=true&node=sp2.1.200.e&rgn=div6