Federal Funding Sources

A competitive/discretionary grant awards funds on the basis of a competitive process. 

The applicant must design the proposal, and the funding department will review and rank the proposals.  The review procedure gives the department the option to determine which applications best address the program’s purpose and requirements, and are therefore most deserving of funding.

Competitive Funding:

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Federal Entitlement Programs allocate funds from the US Department of Education to State Education Agencies, which are in turn distributed to school districts.

Non-Competitive (Federal Entitlement) Programs:

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