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Evidence and Evaluation Webinar for FY 2016 Applicants

The i3 team conducted a webinar with the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to discuss the evidence and evaluation requirements for the FY 2016 i3 Competition on June 16th, 2016, at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Below is the link to access the recording of the webinar and a copy of the corresponding presentation PDF.

Recording of the Evidence and Evaluation Webinar for FY 2016 Applicants

Webinar PDF (1.0 MB)

Each application will be reviewed under the competition it was submitted under in the Grants.gov system, and only applications that are successfully submitted by the established deadline will be peer reviewed. Applicants should be careful that they download the intended i3 application package and that they submit their applications under the intended i3 competition.

FY 2016 Development Competition (Full Application)

Summary of the 2016 Development Full Applications PDF (467 KB)

Summary of the 2016 Development Full Applications Organization List PDF (208 KB)

The Department has invited 104 Development pre-applicants to submit an application for the FY 2016 Full Application Development Competition. The Department encourages applicants to review the documents on this page and other i3 pages to learn more about the i3 competition.

The chart in the following document lists the highly rated Development pre-applicants that have been invited to submit a full application.

Development Pre-Applications Highly Rated Document MS Excel (47 KB)

The following document provides an explanation of the Development Pre-Application review process.

Development Pre-Applications Process Overview Document MS Word (44 KB)

Question and Answer Webinar for Development Full Application Applicants

The i3 Team conducted a live Q&A webinar on July 20th, 2016 at 2 pm Eastern time. Below is a copy of the corresponding PPT.

PPT (2 MB)

If you would like to obtain a link to the recording of the 2016 i3 Development Q&A Webinar, please email i3@ed.gov.

TIMELINE FOR FY 2016 DEVELOPMENT FULL APPLICATION COMPETITION

Deadline for Transmittal of Full Applications: Closed

Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: October 24, 2016

DEVELOPMENT FULL APPLICATION MATERIALS AND FORMS

FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Competition Summary

FY 2016 i3 Development Full Application Package (Updated August 24th) PDF (2 MB)

Please note that the i3 Application Package is for applicants to download and use as guides only. If an applicant downloaded a previous version of the i3 Development Full Application Package, the applicant will need to download a new application package from grants.gov for submission.

Each application will be reviewed under the competition it was submitted under in the Grants.gov system, and only applications that are successfully submitted by the established deadline will be peer reviewed. Applicants should be careful that they download the intended i3 application package and to submit their applications under the intended i3 competition.

i3 Applicant Information Sheet PDF (239 KB)

The i3 Applicant Information Sheet collects additional information that will assist the Department with the peer review process. All applicants for the Development competition must complete this information sheet.

Eligibility Checklists for FY 2016 Development Full Application Competition

  • i3 LEA Eligibility Checklist PDF (75 KB)
    This document is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants applying as a LEA. Each applicant will use this form to list the page numbers where information about i3 statutory requirements can be found within the application.
  • i3 Partnership Eligibility Checklist  PDF (76 KB)
    This document is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants applying as a nonprofit organization in partnership with one or more LEAs or a consortium of schools. Each applicant will use this form to list the page numbers where information about i3 statutory requirements can be found within the application.

Record of Improvement Examples

  • We have provided examples of the type of documentation that, if submitted to the Department, would be deemed as adequate in meeting the record of improvement requirement. MS Word (90 KB)

FY 2016 i3 Scale-up and Validation Competitions

FY 2016 i3 Scale-up and Validation Competitions Summary

  • 2016 Scale-up Applications Received Summary Document PDF (509 KB)
  • 2016 Validation Applications Received Summary Document PDF (518 KB)
  • Application Materials for Scale-up and Validation Competitions Scale-up and Validation Application Packages

    • Scale-up grants PDF (1.30 MB)
    • Validation grants PDF (1.29 MB) The 2016 Scale-up and Validation Application packages have been updated as of June 9, 2016 Scale-up and Validation Application Applicant Information Sheet Links

      • FY 2016 Scale-up (84.411A) Applicant Information Sheet    PDF
      • FY 2016 Validation (84.411B) Applicant Information Sheet    PDF

      Please note that the i3 Application Packages are for applicants to download and use as guides only. Unless the applicant qualifies for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, all i3 grant applications must be submitted electronically via Grants.gov.

      Eligibility Checklists for both Scale-up and Validation Competitions

      • i3 LEA Eligibility Checklist   PDF (89 KB) This document is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants applying as a LEA. Each applicant will use this form to list the page numbers where information about i3 statutory requirements can be found within the application.
      • i3 Partnership Eligibility Checklist   PDF (89 KB) This document is a required eligibility checklist that must be submitted by all eligible applicants applying as a nonprofit organization in partnership with one or more LEAs or a consortium of schools. Each applicant will use this form to list the page numbers where information about i3 statutory requirements can be found within the application.
      • FY 2016 i3 SCALE-UP AND VALIDATION COMPETITION OVERVIEWS * For entities interested in submitting a 2016 Scale-up or Validation application, below are the overviews of both the i3 Scale-up and Validation competitions.
      • i3 Scale-up Application Overview.   PDF
      • i3 Validation Application Overview.   PDF
      • TIMELINE FOR FY 2016 SCALE-UP AND VALIDATION COMPETITIONS
      • On May 16, 2016 the Department published two documents in the Federal Register: the Notices Inviting Applications for the Investing in Innovation Fund’s 2016 Scale-up and Validation competitions.
      • Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: Closed
      • * Deadline for Transmittal of both Scale-up and Validation Applications: Closed
      • * Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 13, 2016

      Record of Improvement Examples

      We have provided examples of the type of documentation that, if submitted to the Department, would be deemed as adequate in meeting the record of improvement requirement. MS Word (91KB)

      FY 2016 i3 Scale-up and Validation Notice of Intents to Apply Summary

      • i3 FY 2016 Scale-up Notice of Intent to Apply Summary Document PDF (617 KB)
      • i3 FY 2016 Validation Notice of Intent to Apply Summary Document PDF (676 KB)

      Question and Answer Webinar for FY 2016 i3 Scale-up and Validation Overview

      The i3 team conducted a live Q&A session on June 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Below is the link to access the recording of the webinar and a copy of the corresponding PowerPoint.

      Recording of the Question and Answer Webinar for FY 2016 i3 Scale-up and Validation Overview

      Webinar PPT (2.01 MB)

      FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Competition

      FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Competition Summary

      Summary of the 2016 Development Pre-applications PDF (195 KB) Summary of the 2016 Development Pre-applications Organization List PDF (261 KB)

      FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Notice of Intent to Apply Summary

      • i3 FY 2016 Notice of Intent to Apply Summary Document   PDF (289 KB)
      • i3 FY 2016 Notice of Intent to Apply Organization List   MS Excel (41 KB)

      Question and Answer Webinar for FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Overview  

      The i3 team conducted a live Q&A session on May 3, 2016, at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Below is the link to access the recording of the webinar and a copy of the corresponding PowerPoint. Recording of FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Q&A Webinar (May 3, 2016) . *The audio begins at the 7:50 minute mark, so please fast forward to this point in order to hear the recording.* Webinar PPT (2.01 MB)

      FY 2016 I3 DEVELOPMENT PRE-APPLICATION OVERVIEW

      * For entities interested in submitting a 2016 Development pre-application, below is an overview of the i3 Development Pre-Application Competition.

      i3 Development Pre-Application Overview. PDF

      Please CLICK HERE to access the press release announcing the i3 program’s 2016 Development Pre-Application Competition.

      TIMELINE FOR FY 2016 DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION (PRE-APPLICATION)

      On April 25, 2016, the Department published the Notice Inviting Applications for the 2016 Development Competition.

      Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: Closed

      • Deadline for Transmittal of Pre-Applications: Closed
      • Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: October 17, 2016
      • FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Package – Updated May 18, 2016: PDF (1.3MB)
      • FY 2016 i3 Development Pre-Application Applicant Information Sheet – April 25, 2016: PDF