FY 2018-2021 North Carolina Adult Education Competitive Grants

FY 2018-2021 North Carolina Adult Education Competitive Grants

The North Carolina Office of Adult Education will award multiyear grants on a competitive basis to eligible providers within the state to develop, implement, and improve adult education and literacy in North Carolina.
The three competitive grant opportunities include funding for the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), Corrections Education and Other Institutionalized Individuals (CE&I), and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE).

Funding is contingent upon the availability of funds from the United States Department of Education and the North Carolina General Assembly.

No additional information will be provided until January 12, 2018. Please plan to attend the Applicants’/Bidders’ informational meeting on January 19, 2018, for more details.

Eligible Applicants

An organization must have demonstrated past effectiveness in providing adult education and literacy activities in North Carolina. These organizations may include: a local education agency; a community-based literacy organization or faith-based organization; a volunteer literacy organization; an institution of higher education; a public or private nonprofit agency; a library; a public housing authority; a nonprofit institution that is not described previously and has the ability to provide literacy services to eligible  individuals; a consortium or coalition of agencies, organizations, institutions, libraries, or authorities described previously; a partnership between an employer and an entity described above; or other.

Grant Period

  • July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021

Competitive Grant Process Timeline

Activity Date
Release of RFP and all related documents January 12, 2018
Applicants’/Bidders’ informational meeting January 19, 2018
Grant applications due to Office of Adult Education March 2, 2018
Evaluation of applications March 5 – April 27, 2018
Announcement of grant awards June 30, 2018