K-12 Grant to Implement Indian Education for All (IEFA) 2013-2014

Thursday, July 11, 2013
By Joan Franke
(406) 444-3694

What is the goal of the 2013-2014 Indian Education for All (IEFA) K-12 Grant?

In order for districts to successfully implement Indian Education for All, educators must have accurate background information regarding historical and contemporary American Indian tribes and people.  The goal of this year's IEFA K-12 grant is to design and provide a program of professional development for instructional staff that develops capacity to integrate IEFA in the implementation of Montana Content Standards.

Who is eligible to apply?

This K-12 IEFA grant is open to any Montana public school district or a consortium of districts.  Preference will be given to schools which have not had a previous IEFA grant.

What is the amount of the grant award?


Grant awards are available in a range of approximately $1,000 up to $15,000 depending on the scope of the proposal.  There will be a limited number of grants awarded.  Notification of grant awards will be sent by October 30, 2013.


What is the timeline of the project?


The proposed project must be completed by June 15, 2014.  Proposed activities should reflect this timeline.


When are applications due?


All application materials are due September 30, 2013.


Click on the link below for the proposal application and complete information.




Justine Jam, IEFA Implementation Specialist


Office of Public Instruction

PO Box 202501

Helena, MT 59620-2501

(406) 444-7490




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