Education Equity Assistance Centers Grants

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Subject: Education, Race/Ethnicity, Education Access
Deadline: Aug. 22, 2016

"This program awards grants through cooperative agreements to operate regional EACs that provide technical assistance (including training) at the request of school boards and other responsible governmental agencies in the preparation, adoption, and implementation of plans for the desegregation of public schools--which in this context means plans for equity (including desegregation based on race, national origin, sex, and religion)--and in the development of effective methods of coping with special educational problems occasioned by desegregation. Assistance may include, among other activities:

  1. Dissemination of information regarding effective methods of coping with special educational problems occasioned by desegregation;
  2. assistance and advice in coping with these problems; and
  3. training designed to improve the ability of teachers, supervisors, counselors, parents, community members, community organizations, and other elementary or secondary school personnel to deal effectively with special educational problems occasioned by desegregation."

Funder: Department of Education
Eligibility: A public agency (other than a state educational agency or a school board) or a private, non-profit organization.
Amount: Up to $1,700,000
Contact: Link.