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Ready-to-Learn Television Program

Ready-to-Learn Television Program

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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Innovation and Improvement Office

Deadline Date:

05/21/10

Description:

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To facilitate student academic achievement by supporting the development and distribution of educational video programming for preschool and elementary school children and their parents; and to develop and disseminate educational outreach materials and programs that are designed to promote school readiness, are interactive, and use multiple innovative technologies and digital media platforms.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123661

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$26,884,000

Number of Grants:

7

Estimated Size of Grant:

$4,250,000

Term of Contract:

1 + 5 years

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An entity must be a public telecommunications entity that is able to demonstrate each of the following: (A) A capacity to develop and nationally distribute educational and instructional television programming of high quality that is accessible by a large majority of disadvantaged preschool and elementary school children. (B) A capacity to contract with the producers of children's television programming for the purpose of developing educational television programming of high quality. (C) A capacity, consistent with the entity's mission and nonprofit nature, to negotiate such contracts in a manner that returns to the entity an appropriate share of any ancillary income from sales of any program-related products. (D) A capacity to localize programming and materials to meet specific State and local needs and to provide educational outreach at the local level. Note: The term public telecommunications entity means any enterprise which (a) is a public broadcast station or a noncommercial telecommunications entity; and (b) disseminates public telecommunications services to the public.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Julius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6140
julius.cotton@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Joe Caliguro
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 4W214
Washington, DC 20202-5980
Telephone: (202) 205-5449

CFDA Number:

84.295A

Funding or Pin Number:

ED-GRANTS-032210-001

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