Consolidated Grant to the Outlying Areas

To make an annual consolidated grant to assist an Insular Area in carrying out one or more State-administered formula grant programs of the Department.

(i.e., -ESEA,Title I, Part A-Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies; ESEA Title I, Part B-State Assessment Grants; ;
ESEA,Title II, Part A-Supporting Effective Instruction; ESEA,Title III, Part A-English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Grants; ESEA Title IV, Part A- Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants; ESEA, Title IV, Part B-21st Century Community Learning Centers Grants; Perkins Act, Title I-Career and Technical Education Basic State Grants;- McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act-Title VII-B Grants; ESEA, Title V, Part B, Rural and Low-Income School Program.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


Agency - Department of Education

The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Cnmi Public School System $ 8,826,363   2019-07-012020-09-30
Guam Department Of Education $ 16,799,823   2019-07-012020-09-30
American Samoa Department Of Education $ 13,771,746   2019-07-012020-09-30
Cnmi Public School System $ 16,857,161   2018-07-012019-09-30
Guam Department Of Education $ 31,183,236   2018-07-012019-09-30
American Samoa Department Of Education $ 26,794,599   2018-07-012019-09-30
Department Of Education Of The Vi $ 15,250,804   2018-07-012019-09-30
Department Of Education Of The Vi $ 14,749,680   2017-07-012018-09-30
Guam Department Of Education $ 28,984,027   2017-07-012018-09-30
American Samoa Department Of Education $ 108,728   2017-07-012018-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

An Insular Area must use the funds it receives under a consolidated grant to carry out, in its jurisdiction, one or more of the programs included in the grant.

(See above programs.).

An Insular Area may only use and administer funds under the eligible programs to be consolidated described in section 76.125 (c) of Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) during a fiscal year for which the Insular Areas is entitled to receive funds under an appropriation for that program.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Contact Program Office.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. An Insular Area applies annually for a grant consolidating two or more of the programs eligible to be consolidated in accordance with the application requirements of EDGAR 76.131-76.132.

Award Procedures

The Department awards a single consolidated grant annually to each Insular Area that meets the requirements of EDGAR 76.125 through 76.137 and each program under which the grant funds are to be used and administered. The Department may decide that one or more programs cannot be included in the consolidated grant if it is determined that the Insular Area failed to meet the program objectives stated in its plan for the previous fiscal year in which it carried out the programs. The eligibility of a particular Insular Area to receive grant funds under a Federal education program is determined under the statute and regulations for that program (EDGAR 76.130 (a), (b), (d)).

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Title V, Public Law 95-134, 48 U.S.C 1469a.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30 to 60 days. Approval will be granted upon determination that the application meets the requirements of EDGAR 76.131 (1) and (2).

Appeals

The Department shall not disapprove a consolidated grant, before offering the Insular Area an opportunity to revise the application and a hearing. (See 34 CFR 76.202.).

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Awards generally run for one fiscal year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Contact the program office for the information.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

As required by EDGAR76.132(5), an annual report is required to be submitted to the Secretary containing information covering the program or programs for which the grant is used and administered, including the financial and program performance information as required under 34 CFR 74.51-74.52 and 34 CFR 80.40-80.41.

No cash reports are required.

No progress reports are required.

No expenditure reports are required.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

As required by EDGAR 76.132(7), the grantee keeps records, including a copy of the application document under which funds are to be spent, which show how the funds received under the consolidated grant have been spent.

Financial Information

Account Identification

91-0400-0-1-501; 91-1300-0-1-501; 91-1000-0-1-501; 91-0900-0-1-501.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 16 $73,109,915; FY 17 est $84,649,529; and FY 18 est $0 - Information for FY 2017 is not yet available.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Awards range from approximately $14.7 million to $29.6 million.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

34 CFR 76, 77, 80, 81,82, and 85

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

David Cantrell School Support and Rural Programs, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W. LBJ Bldg., Room 3E204, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: david.cantrell@ed.gov Phone: (202) 453-5990

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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