The Iowa Department of Education will be requesting proposals for a three-year federal grant opportunity to provide services to develop, implement, and improve adult education and literacy services in Iowa. These grant funded awards include 1) Adult Education and Literacy, English as a second Language and High School Equivalency Diploma Programs (WIOA sec. 231), 2) Corrections, Prison/Institutionalized Adult Education and Literacy (WIOA sec. 225); and 3) Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (WIOA sec. 243).
Grant applications will be available on the IowaGrants website. Completed applications must be returned electronically on IowaGrants.gov by 5:00 p.m. on May 1, 2017 to be eligible for 2017 - 2020 funding. Award announcements will be made in June with a start date of July 1, 2017. Questions should be directed to Alex Harris, State Director, Adult Education and Literacy.
Section 231 AEFLA Grant
Section 243 IELCE Grant