Model Demonstration Projects on Promoting Reentry Success Through Continuity of Educational Opportunities (Transition from Prison)

Opportunity Type: Grant
Funder Type: Federal
Funder: Department of Education

This program focuses on "(1) Supporting individuals, especially low-skilled adults, in their transition from correctional institutions into the community by strengthening and aligning educational services provided in those settings;

(2) establishing a strong program infrastructure to support and improve education services in correctional institutions;

(3) ensuring that education is well integrated into correctional institutions by making it a critical component of the intake and pre-release processes, and by aligning it with support and employment services;

(4) encouraging individuals in correctional institutions to identify and achieve education and career goals, recognizing that their education paths are not linear or uniform."

Estimated available program funding is $924,036, with two to four awards expected.

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Grant Details

Due Date: December 26, 2012
Award Size: Range of $200,000 to $400,000