Investing in Innovation Fund, i3 Grants

Opportunity Type: Grant
Funder Type: Federal
Funder: U.S Department of Education (OII)

The i3 program is designed to "generate and validate solutions to persistent educational challenges and to support the expansion of effective solutions across the country to serve substantially larger numbers of students."

The program provides funding to support (1) local educational agencies (LEAs), and (2) nonprofit organizations in partnership with (a) one or more LEAs or (b) a consortium of schools.

Total estimated program funding is $134,500,000. Grants are awarded for scale-up, validation and development. There is a matching or cost sharing requirement.

The deadline for notice of intent to apply is May 23, 2013.

For further information contact:
CFDA Number: 84.411

Grant Details

Letter of Intent: May 23, 2013
Due Date: July 2, 2013
Award Size: Ceiling, $20,000,000; Floor, $3,000,000