[library-media] FW: Grants: Fwd: Notices Inviting Applications (February 1, 2005) (fwd)

Loutensock, Georgia GLoutens@usoe.k12.ut.us
Tue, 1 Feb 2005 15:55:02 -0700

Please check this out.  Sorry, not many of our school districts qualify with
the 20% poverty requirement.  (LEA for Utah equates to school district.)
Good luck.  gml 

-----Original Message-----
From: Big Six approach to information literacy
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 12:41 PM
Subject: Grants: Fwd: Notices Inviting Applications (February 1, 2005)

Hello Big6 List Readers,

Grant Money for Schools Who Qualify:
We thought you might like to know about this call for grant applicants.
Several schools have used the "Improving Literacy..." grant funds to
host Big6 Workshops for professional development at their school site.

Application Deadline: March 14, 2005

Consider if this grant is useful for your school or district. Details


> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 10:27:23 -0500
> From: "Kickbush, Peter" <Peter.Kickbush@ED.GOV>
> Reply-To: Information from & about the U.S. Department of Education
>      publications & more. <EDInfo@listserv.ed.gov>
> Subject: Notices Inviting Applications (February 1, 2005)
> *******************************************************************
>   Improving Literacy through School Libraries Program (Federal
>   Register: January 28, 2005 [CFDA# 84.364A])
> *******************************************************************
> Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to improve
> student reading skills & academic achievement by providing students
> with increased access to up-to-date school library materials; well-
> equipped, technologically advanced school library media centers; &
> well-trained, professionally certified school library media
> specialists.
>     Applications Available: January 28, 2005.
>     Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 14, 2005.
>     Eligible Applicants: Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in which
> at least 20 percent of the students served by the LEA are from
> families with incomes below the poverty line based on the most
> recent satisfactory data available from the U.S. Census Bureau at
> the time this notice is published.  This data is Small Area Income
> & Poverty Estimates for school districts for income year 2002.  A
> list of LEAs with their family poverty rates (based on this Census
> Bureau data) is posted on our Web site at:
> http://www.ed.gov/programs/lsl/eligibility.html.
>     Estimated Available Funds: $19,683,264.  Of that amount,
> $19,092,766 will be awarded competitively.  Contingent upon the
> availability of funds & quality of  make additional awards in FY
> 2006 from the list of unfunded applicants from this competition.
>     Estimated Range of Awards: $30,000 to $350,000.
>     Estimated Average Size of Awards: $190,000.
>     Estimated Number of Awards: 100.
>     Additional Information: Applicable regulations, priorities, &
> other information are available in the Federal Register notice.
> Additional information is available online at:
> http://www.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2005-1/
> 012805a.html
Susann L. Wurster
Executive Manager
Big6 Associates
315-450-6406 (mobile)
315-443-4924 (desk)

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