RFP Bulletin: Education
Weekly roundup of recently announced Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from private, corporate, and government funding sources.

National Education Association (NEA) Foundation Grants
The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support professionals and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning in the nation’s public schools, colleges, and universities.

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)
Administers over 40 programs that address critical national needs and supports the Department’s mission of increasing access to quality postsecondary education.

FIPSE – Comprehensive Program (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
This OPE program is designed to support innovative reform projects that hold promise as models for the resolution of important issues and problems in postsecondary education.

Strengthening Institutions Program (Title III, Part A)
This OPE program assists eligible institutions of higher education to become self-sufficient by providing funds to improve and strengthen their academic quality, and institutional, management, and fiscal stability.

TRIO – Student Support Services
TRIO is an educational opportunity outreach (OPE) programdesigned to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs)
This discretionary grant (OPE) progam is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

Tech Prep Education
Tech Prep education is a significant innovation in the education reform movement in the United States. Tech Prep is an important school-to-work transition strategy, helping all students make the connection between school and employment.

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
A federally funded national information system that provides a variety of services and products on a broad range of education-related issues.

New Jersey Department of Education. Office of Grants Management
This office provides information on discretionary and entitlement grant opportunities, both current and anticipated,plus other funding sources and useful links.

New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
A site devoted exclusively to the reporting and status of New Jersey’s institutions of higher education. In addition to grants opportunities, it provides frequently requested statistical tables and New Jersey’s long-range plan for higher education.

Lumina Foundation for Education
A private, independent foundation which strives to help people achieve their potential by expanding access and success in education beyond high school.


American Library Association
The ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 64,000 members. Itsmissionis to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information. Grant information is available on theAwards, Grants & Scholarships page.

Association of College & Research Libraries: Awards Program
The ACRL, a division of the American Library Association, is a professional association of academic librarians and other interested individuals. It is dedicated to enhancing the ability of academic library and information professionals to serve the information needs of the higher education community and to improve learning, teaching, and research.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
IMLS is an independent, federal grant-making agency dedicated to creating and sustaining a nation of learners by helping libraries and museums serve their communities.