The deadline is fast approaching to submit your (REAP) SRSA application, April 20th. As a reminder, if your district is dual eligible and the choice is RLIS, you do not need to fill out the SRSA application.
Dear Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrator, If your local education agency (LEA) is eligible for the FY 2018 Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) grant and has already applied--or if your LEA is not eligible for the FY 2018 SRSA grant--please disregard this message.
If your LEA is eligible for the FY 2018 SRSA grant and has not yet applied:
SRSA-eligible LEAs have until April 20, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. Washington, D.C. time, to complete and submit the FY 2018 SRSA grant application. Only LEAs that are SRSA-eligible, Hold Harmless-eligible, or dual-eligible and want to receive the SRSA grant should apply in Grants.gov. Please check the FY 2018 REAP Eligibility Spreadsheet to find your LEA's eligibility status.
How to access the FY 2018 SRSA application:
To access the SRSA application in Grants.gov, search for Opportunity Number ED-GRANTS-022018-001 in the Grants.gov search bar. The Applicant Information page on the SRSA program website includes links to several Grants.gov resources to assist in utilizing the Grants.gov application submission tool, Workspace.
If you need assistance with Grants.gov, please contact the Grants.gov help desk at 1-800-518-4726.
SRSA Application Webinar
To assist in completing the SRSA application, the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) Team is holding a final application webinar on Tuesday, April 17, from 3-4:00 p.m. EDT. Registration is required. To register for the webinar, click the link below:
Application Webinar Presentation Slides
Attached to this email is a PDF version of the presentation slides for the webinar. The presentation provides an overview of Grants.gov Workspace, the online platform for completing the SRSA application. Slides 34 through 43 provide line-by-line guidance for completing Standard Form 424, and guidance for completing each additional form in the SRSA application.
The REAP Team
cc: state education agencies and rural organizations