The program helps eligible IHEs to become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen the academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability of eligible institutions.
Institutions of higher learning that have at least 50 percent of their degree students receiving need-based assistance under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, or a substantial number of students receiving Pell Grants, and have low educational and general expenditures.
The average grant is awarded for a period of five years. The average annual amount: $400,000 for individual development grants; and $600,000 for cooperative arrangement development grants.
Deadline: April 17, 2017.
For additional information, please see the complete RFP: https://www2.ed.gov/programs/iduestitle3a/index.html
E.B. Howard Consulting, NYS Certified woman-owned business enterprise, is available to help with writing a proposal or to serve as an external evaluator and is experienced in providing formative and summative program evaluation reports and require Annual Performance Reporting in G5.