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84.259 Native Hawaiian Vocational Education
OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998, Title I, Section 116b(h), Public Law 105-332, 20 U.S.C. 2326(h).
To make grants to organizations primarily serving and representing Native Hawaiians for programs or portions of programs authorized by, and consistent with, the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
To provide vocational education opportunities for Native Hawaiians. This program is subject to non- supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate which is referenced under 34 CFR 76.564-76.569. For assistance call the Office of the Chief Financial Officer/Indirect Cost Group at (202) 708-7770.
Applicant Eligibility: Any organization primarily serving and representing Native Hawaiians and recognized by the Governor of Hawaii may apply.
Pre-application Coordination: The standard application form as furnished by the Department of Education and required by OMB Circular No. A-102 must be used for this program. Application notices are published in the Federal Register. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Specific reporting requirements are contained in the grant award documents.
Account Identification: 91-0400-0-1-501.
Native Hawaiian access to high-quality, state-of-the-art vocational education has improved with the initiation of several entrepreneurship projects (forestry trade, mushroom growing, aquaculture, small business management) related to the changing Hawaiian economy, environmentally-focused projects, and assistance with guidance, counseling and education supplies for collegiate Native Hawaiians.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
34 CFR Part 75.
Regional or Local Office: Not applicable.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
A forestry and wood trades project on the island of Hawaii, an aquaculture (fish growing in ancient, reclaimed ponds) project on the Island of Molokai, a small business ownership project for adults and a mushroom growing project in a high school on the Island of Oahu, community college guidance and counseling throughout the Islands, and an entrepreneurship project for learning disabled and emotionally challenged teenagers have been funded with one grant awarded to ALU LIKE, Inc.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
The following criteria are used in reviewing applications. A segment or segments of an application should address each criterion. Points are awarded to the extent that evidence in the application satisfies each criterion: (A) Program design; (B) management plan; (C) key personnel; (D) evaluation plan; and (E) budget and cost-effectiveness.