Education and Workforce Policy Funding and Engagement Opportunities

The following are education and workforce policy funding and engagement opportunities prepared by Lewis-Burke Associates, June 2024: 

Opportunity        Program Description        Posting Date        Closing Date       
Comprehensive Centers Program This program supports centers that would provide capacity building services to schools and educational agencies, particularly for underserved students. 5/13/2024 6/12/2024
Research and Development Infrastructure Grant The Department of Education is looking for comments on proposed priorities, requirements and definitions for the Research and Development Infrastructure Grant program. 5/17/2024 6/17/2024
Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence (Hawkins)  The purpose of this program is to create centers of excellence at HBCUs or MSIs to produce a more diverse and well-prepared teacher workforce.  4/4/2024  6/18/2024 
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC)  This program aims to create economic mobility and address inequalities for marginalized and underrepresented communities.   4/4/2024  6/20/2024 
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN)   This program supports graduate fellowships for high-performing students who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree possible in their course of study at the institution.   4/24/2024  6/24/2024 
DOL Building Pathways to Infrastructure Jobs Grant Program This program funds public-private partnerships to develop training models for industries in order to meet the goals of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. 5/15/2024 7/1/2024
Disability Innovation Fund-Creating a 21st Century Workforce of Youth and Adults With Disabilities Through the Transformation of Education, Career, and Competitive Integrated Employment Model Demonstration Project  This program supports innovative approaches to increase competitive integrated employment (CIE) for youth and others with disabilities.   4/9/2024  7/8/2024 
Student Support Service Program    The purpose of this program is to increase the graduation rate of disadvantaged students at the postsecondary level.   5/1/2024  7/15/2024 
Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Program  A three-tiered evidence program to generate and validate solutions to education challenges and to support the expansion of those solutions.  5/6/2024  7/22/2024 
Transformative Research in the Education Sciences and Using Longitudinal Data To Support State Education Policymaking Grant Programs  One grant program on longitudinal data systems to identify and reduce opportunity and achievement gaps for learners and another grant program on innovative research.   5/6/2024  7/22/2024 
Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs This is a notice for a request for applications for new awards within the Education Research and Special Education Grant programs for Fiscal Year 2025. 5/28/2024 9/12/2024
Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success Program This program encourages the development of models to incorporate support for veteran students in post-secondary education. 5/28/2024 7/29/2024
Basic Needs for Postsecondary Students Program This program provides sustainable solutions to address students basic needs and improve outcomes. 6/3/2024 8/5/2024


Contact info

Julie O'Connor

Director, Research Communications
Phone: 313-577-8845