Adult Education Basic Grants to States (Government Grant)

Primary Contact: 
Sheryl Adler
555 New Jersey Avenue NW Capitol Place
Washington, DC 20208
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Areas of Interest Description: 

The purpose of this program is to create a partnership among the Federal government, States and localities to provide adult education and literacy services in order to: 1) assist adults to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency; 2) assist adults who are parents to obtain the educational skills necessary to become full partners in the educational development of their children; and 3) assist adults in the completion of a secondary school education.


Community-based organizations of demonstrated effectiveness and nonprofit institutions, including faith-based organizations, with the ability to provide literacy services to adults and families are eligible to apply.


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Application Procedures: 

States are responsible for setting the application deadline. Please check with the primary contact for State contact information.

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