Emergency Response & Crisis Management Grant Program

Posted by on July 1, 2005

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv]

Emergency Response & Crisis Management Grant Program

Purpose of Program: The Emergency Response & Crisis Management grant program supports efforts by LEAs to improve & strengthen their school emergency response & crisis management plans, including training school personnel & students in emergency response procedures; communicating emergency plans & procedures with parents; & coordinating with local law enforcement, public safety, public health, & mental health agencies.

Applications Available: June 21, 2005.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 29, 2005.
Eligible Applicants: Local educational agencies (LEAs).
Estimated Available Funds: $27,000,000. Contingent upon the availability of funds, the Secretary may make additional awards in FY 2006 from the rank-ordered list of unfunded applicants from this competition.
Estimated Range of Awards: $100,000-$500,000.
Estimated Average Size of Awards: $100,000 for small districts (1-20 school facilities); $250,000 for medium-sized districts (21-75 school facilities); & $500,000 for large districts (76 or more school facilities).
Estimated Number of Awards: 104.

Additional Information: Applicable regulations, priorities, & other information are available in the Federal Register notice.

Additional information is available online at:
<a href="http://www.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2005-2/062105d.html">http://www.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2005-2/062105d.html</a>

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