Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) CFDA Number 84.031A


Funding Opportunity ID: 317122
Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-061919-002
Opportunity Title: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) CFDA Number 84.031A
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 84.031
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: 1. Eligible Applicants: This program is authorized by title III, part A, of the HEA. To qualify as an eligible institution under any title III, part A program, an institution must– (a) Be accredited or preaccredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association that the Secretary has determined to be a reliable authority as to the quality of education or training offered; (b) Be legally authorized by the State in which it is located to be a junior or community college or to provide an educational program for which it awards a bachelor’s degree; (c) Be designated as an “eligible institution” by demonstrating that it: (1) has an enrollment of needy students as described in 34 CFR 607.3; and (2) has low average educational and general expenditures per full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student as described in 34 CFR 607.4.
Agency Code: ED
Agency Name: Department of Education
Posted Date: Jun 19, 2019
Close Date: Jul 19, 2019 Applications Available: June 19, 2019. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 19, 2019.
Last Updated Date: Jun 19, 2019
Award Ceiling: $550,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $26,300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 56
Description: Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis ofinformation in the Federal Register application notice. For specificinformation about eligibility, please see the official application notice. Theofficial version of this document is the document published in the FederalRegister. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Registerand the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: Please review theofficial application notice for pre-application and application requirements, applicationsubmission information, performance measures, priorities and program contactinformation. Forthe addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to ourCommon Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary GrantPrograms, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768),or at Purpose of Program: The Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) provides grants to eligibleinstitutions of higher education (IHEs) to help them become self-sufficient andexpand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds toimprove and strengthen the institution’s academic quality, institutionalmanagement, and fiscal stability. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number84.031A.
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