[EDEQUITY]Responding to the WEEA Grant RFP

From: lpurring (lpurring@earthlink.net)
Date: Mon Jul 08 2002 - 15:16:06 EDT

I am totally stunned that WEEA grants must be fished out of such a very
pile of funds. No wonder girls and women go begging for educational equity.
is being done to advertise this gaping hole?

Linda Purrington,
Title IX Advocates
"lpurring" <lpurring@earthlink.net>

"Sundra Flansburg Director WEEA"@phoenix.edc.org, sflansburg@edc.org wrote:

It's out! Following is the information that ED just sent around regarding
WEEA grants:

Women's Educational Equity Program (Federal Register: July 5,
2002 [CFDA# 84.083A])
Purpose of Program: To provide financial assistance to promote
gender equity in education; to enable educational agencies to meet
the requirements of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; &
to promote equity in education for women & girls who suffer from
multiple forms of discrimination based on sex & race, ethnic
origin, limited English proficiency, disability or age.
Eligible Applicants: Public agencies, private nonprofit
agencies, organizations, institutions, student groups, community
groups, & individuals.
Applications Available: July 5, 2002.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 19, 2002.
Available Funds: $842,000.
Estimated Range of Awards: $95,000-$200,000.
Estimated Average Size of Awards: $145,000.
Estimated Number of Awards: 4-7 (The Department is not bound by
 any estimates in this notice).
Additional Information: Priorities, selection criteria, & other
information are available in the Federal Register notice.

Additional information is available online at:

Sundra Flansburg

Director, WEEA Equity Resource Center at EDC
55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458
Tel.: 800-225-3088 / 617-969-7100, ext. 2925
TTY: 800-354-6798 / Fax: 617-332-4318

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