Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): American History and Civics Academies Program CFDA Number 84.422A

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Purpose of Program:
The American History and Civics Academies Program (Academies Program) supports the establishment of:
(1) Presidential Academies for the Teaching of American History and Civics that offer workshops for both veteran and new teachers to strengthen their knowledge of American history and civics (Presidential Academies); and (2) Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics that provide high school students with opportunities to develop a broader and deeper understanding of these subjects (Congressional Academies).

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 422A.

Applications for grants under the Academies Program, CFDA 8 4. 422, must be submitted electronically using the Government wide Apply site at

Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application.

You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.

You may access the electronic grant application for the Academies Program at

You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number.

Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 422, not 8 4. 422A).
Related Programs

American History and Civics Education

Department of Education

Agency: Department of Education


Estimated Funding: $1,785,000

Who's Eligible

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): American History and Civics Academies Program CFDA Number 84.422A; Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2016

Additional Information of Eligibility:

Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants include: Local educational agencies; Institutions of higher education; and Other public and private agencies, organizations, and institutions, including cultural institutions and museums.

To be eligible to receive an award, an applicant must include in its application evidence of its expertise in historical methodology or the teaching of history.

Note: If more than one eligible entity wishes to form a consortium and jointly submit a single application, they must follow the procedures for group applications described in 34 CFR 75.127 through 34 CFR 75.129.

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