Funding and Legislation
Included in the chart below is the amount of funding per fiscal year since 2011.
|Fiscal Year (FY)||Appropriations for new and continuation awards|
|FY 2018||The actual level of funding, if any, depends on final congressional action. However, we are inviting applications to allow enough time to complete the grant process if Congress appropriates funds for this program.|
*Funding was available for two fiscal years and may have been awarded in the year after it was appropriated.
The U.S. Secretary of Education is authorized to award grants for this program under section 2242 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (20 U.S.C. 6672).