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$400 Million Available Through the U.S. Department of Education's Race to the Top 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 4:35:01 PM

The U.S. Department of Education has released the RFP for the Race to the Top district competitive grant. Fifteen to 25 awards will be made before the end of the year. Awards will start at $5 million for the smallest districts up to the $40 million cap.


You must complete the "Intent to Apply" for this grant by August 30, 2012. Applications are due October 30, 2012.  Click HERE to access the online Intent to Apply Form.

One of the priorities in this grant competition is to improve school climate and insure that it provides appropriate learning conditions for students. This grants will provide financial support for programs that create safe, healthy and caring learning environments for students in our country. 


paxUnited's evidence-based Peers Making Peace program has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a promising program as well as by OJJDP as a Model Program, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention as an Exemplary Program, NREPP as a Legacy Program and is a 2012 Character Education Partnership (CEP) Promising Practices Award Winner.



  • Technical Assistance Webinar: August 21, 2012
  • Intent to Apply Due: August 30, 2012
  • Application Due Date: October 30, 2012
  • Grant Awards: December 2012

If you would like to learn more about  Race to the Top, the application is available for download here

We would like to work with you in garnering this award and helping you to better provide the best possible school climates for your students and staff. Should you like our help in applying for this funding, please do not hesitate to contact us.  

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