Funding Status

Total Appropriation: $19,948,431
New Awards: 13
Average Amount of Awards: $473,000
Range of Continuation Awards: $344,557–$475,000

Estimated Available Funds: The Administration has requested $7,143,000 for new awards for this program for FY 2009. The actual level of funding, if any, depends on final congressional action. However, we are inviting applications to allow enough time to complete the grant process if Congress appropriates funds for this program.

Estimated Range of Awards: $180,000-$475,000

Estimated Average Size of Awards: $446,438

Maximum Award: We will reject any application that proposes a HEP award exceeding $475,000 for a single budget period of 12 months. The Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education may change the maximum amount through a notice published in the Federal Register.

Estimated Number of Awards: 16

Total Appropriation: $18,225,931

Total Appropriation: $18,549,630