Source: U.S Dept. of Education
Program:Carol M. White Physical Education Program
Eligibility:(a) LEAs, including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law, and CBOs, including faith-based organizations provided that they meet the applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
(b) The Secretary limits eligibility under this discretionary grant competition to LEAs or CBOs that do not currently have an active grant under the PEP program. For the purpose of this eligibility requirement, a grant is considered active until the end of the grant's project or
funding period, including any extensions of those periods that extend the grantee's authority to obligate funds.
Purpose:The Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) and
community-based organizations (CBOs) to initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs, including after-school programs, for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Grant recipients must implement programs that help students make progress toward meeting State standards.
Deadline: March 06, 2009
Maximum Award: $100,000-$500,000
Number Of Awards: 95
Period: Up to 36 months.
More Information: Carlette Huntley, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 10071, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-245-7871 or by e-mail: Carlette.Huntley@ed.gov.
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Tuesday, January 20, 2009