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Grants to USA Community Colleges to Provide Gang-Involved
Youth with Access to Postsecondary Educational Opportunities

Higher Education Program (HEP): Transitioning Gang-Involved Youth to Higher Education Program

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Education (DOE) - Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)

Deadline Date:

11/29/21 11:59 PM ET

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Grants to USA community colleges to provide gang-involved youth with access to postsecondary educational opportunities. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of the program is to provide individuals involved in gang activity with the opportunity to obtain credentials or certification.

Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide gang-involved youth with postsecondary education opportunities that will lead to certification or credentials. Such programs can include apprenticeships or other workforce preparation programs that promote job readiness upon completion of the program, while simultaneously providing essential wrap-around services that include culturally competent social and emotional support

The intent of this program is to support community colleges, in partnership with other organizations that are best prepared to provide the supports and services necessary, that will enable these youth, including youth with disabilities, to transition into postsecondary programs that will allow them to pursue a certificate, degree, or other credential. Community colleges serve as affordable, learning- and skills-based higher education providers, especially for non-traditional students.

Because prior research has suggested that stable employment can reduce criminal conduct, this program encourages applicants to collaborate with other organizations to build and support pathways to education and careers for gang-involved youth.

Priorities: This notice contains one absolute priority and one competitive preference priority Absolute Priority: This priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(3), only applications that meet this priority will be considered. This priority is: Projects that propose partnerships between community colleges and public or private nonprofit organizations, community-based organizations (CBOs), industry partners, or other entities with a demonstrated record of working successfully with youth who are gang-involved to leverage services to support students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to transition into an education beyond high school.

To be eligible for this program, community colleges must include the participation of their workforce or career services offices to assist with career placement services and developmental academic coursework for program participants. This may include working through their Workforce Development and Continuing Education divisions or other offices, as appropriate.

Competitive Preference Priority: Creating a Positive, Inclusive, and Identity-safe Climate. Projects that are designed to improve the social, emotional, academic, and career development of youth who are gang-involved, by creating a positive, inclusive, and identity-safe climate through one or more of the following activities:

  1. Fostering a sense of belonging and inclusion for students who are gang-involved.
  2. Implementing evidence-based practices for advancing student success for students who are gang-involved.
  3. Providing high-quality professional development opportunities designed to reduce bias and build asset-based mindsets for faculty and staff on campus, to include programing for students, faculty, and staff that addresses actionable inclusion efforts with respect to racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, disability, age, and gender characteristics.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 199471

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$990,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $990,000

Term of Contract:

Project Period: Up to 36 months.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Community colleges are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications available: October 29, 2021.
Deadline for transmittal of applications: November 29, 2021.

To do business with the Department, and to submit your application electronically using Grants.gov, you must—
a. Have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN);
b. Register both your DUNS number and TIN with the System for Award Management (SAM.gov), the Government’s primary registrant database;
c. Provide your DUNS number and TIN on your application; and
d. Maintain an active SAM registration with current information while your application is under review by the Department and, if you are awarded a grant, during the project
period.

You can obtain a DUNS number from Dun and Bradstreet at the following website: http://fedgov.dnb.com/
webform. A DUNS number can be created within one to two business days.

If you are a corporate entity, agency, institution, or organization, you can obtain a TIN from the Internal Revenue
Service (IRS). If you are an individual, you can obtain a TIN from the IRS or the Social Security Administration. If you
need a new TIN, please allow two to five weeks for your TIN to become active.

The SAM registration process can take approximately seven business days, but may take upwards of several weeks,
depending on the completeness and accuracy of the data you enter into the SAM.gov database. Thus, if you think
you might want to apply for Federal financial assistance under a program administered by the Department, please
allow sufficient time to obtain and register your DUNS number and TIN. It is recommended that you register early.
If you are unable to submit an application on Grants.gov by the application deadline because you do not have an active SAM registration, you will not be considered for funding.

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336332

For a list of relevant application documents, see the Package tab (click Preview) on the link listed above.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For Further Information contact:
Jymece Seward, U.S. Department of Education,
400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 2B159
Washington, DC 20202–4260.
Telephone: (202) 453–6138.
Email: Jymece.Seward@ed.gov.

CFDA Number:

84.116

Funding or Pin Number:

ED-GRANTS-102921-002

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