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Funding Opportunities for Innovative Adult Education Programs

Posted on 01/17/2012


The recent issue of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) [www] Connection, Issue #83, announces the New Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) [www] – Wave III applications for funding opportunities to serve adults and boost college readiness.

NGLC is a collaborative, multi-year grant program aimed at increasing college readiness and completion through applied technology. Grant money will be issued in multiple funding "waves," with applications currently open for Wave III [www] grants.

The current round of applications for Wave III, are available to all entities, taxable, and non-exempt organizations, and U.S. federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies. This includes adult education program applicants and will especially seek to help both low income and students of color reach their educational goals.

Wave III funding focuses on the development of new blended learning models, and features two separate Requests for Proposals:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The next deadline is February 9, 2012 and the final deadline is June 8, 2012. All applicants are also strongly encouraged to download and read the NGLC Intellectual Property Policy [pdf] and Conflict of Interest Policy [pdf] prior to applying. Review the FAQs and learn more about previous winners, go to Learn More [www].

From the OVAE Connection [www], newsletter of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U. S. Department of Education, January 12, 2012.

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