THE READINESS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR SCHOOLS GRANT
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools announces that the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools grant has been released. This is the grant formerly known as the Emergency Response and Crisis Management (ERCM) grant. The CFDA number is the same: 84.184E and the name change has been made to reflect more common terminology in the field of school emergency management today. The notice inviting applications was published in the Federal Register, April 6, 2007. Download the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Grant Application Packet.
Agency Name : U.S.Department of Education
Opportunity Category : Discretionary
Posted Date : Apr 06, 2007
Creation Date : Apr 06, 2007
Applications Available : April 6, 2007.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications : May 21, 2007
Archive Date : Jun 20, 2007
Funding Instrument Type : Grant
Category of Funding Activity : Education
Expected Number of Awards : 73
Estimated Total Program Funding : $24,000,000
Award Ceiling : $500,000
Award Floor : $100,000
CFDA Number : 84.184 -- Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities National Programs
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement : No
Eligible Applicants : Eligible Applicants: Local educational agencies (LEAs).
Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations.
Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Overview Information; Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Grant Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.184E.
Purpose of Program: The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) grant competition supports efforts by LEAs to improve and strengthen their school emergency management plans, including training school personnel and students in emergency response procedures; communicating emergency plans and procedures with parents; and coordinating with local law enforcement, public safety, public health, and mental health agencies. Applications for grants under this competition may be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov Apply site (Grants.gov), or in paper format by mail or hand delivery.
To comply with the President's management Agenda, we are participating as a partner in the Government wide Grants.gov Apply site. The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools grant competition, CFDA Number 84.184E, is included in this project. We request your participation in Grants.gov. If you choose to submit your application electronically, you must use the Government wide Grants.gov. Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us. You may access the electronic grant application for the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools grant competition at Grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.184, not 84.184E). The telephone number for the Grants.gov Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726.
For additional information, please contact Kevin Stanton, State Director of the Governor's Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program at (617) 725-3363 .