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2011 Promise Neighborhoods Program Timeline Announced

The application process for the 2011 Promise Neighborhoods grants opened this week, with a 60-day window for applying, according to the U.S. Department of Education. This round of grants provides $30 million to be divided between a new set of planning grants and implementation grants.
Information Update
July 7, 2011

Nonprofits, institutions of higher education and Indian tribes are eligible. Winners will be selected no later than Dec. 31. More information and the application are available at the Promise Neighborhoods section of the Department of Education website. 

The Education Department launched the Promise Neighborhoods program in 2010, awarding $10 million to 21 applicants to support one year of planning for cradle-to-career services to improve educational outcomes for students in distressed neighborhoods.

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