Basic Field Grant Key Dates

Grant Applications

The grants process for grant award and grant renewal applicants follows three schedules as described below. Review the schedules for a current listing of key activities and dates.

Schedule A is for the Standard Grant Application for applicants that

  • are current recipients and have not had an LSC Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014 or
  • are not current LSC recipients.

Schedule B is the Post Program Quality Visit Grant Application for applicants that

  • are current recipients and have had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014;
  • will have received a final Program Quality Visit report by April 29, 2016; and
  • are the only applicant for the service area.

Schedule C is the Post Program Quality Visit Application for applicants that

  • are current recipients and have had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014;
  • will have received a final Program Quality Visit report by July 1, 2016; and
  • are the only applicant for the service area.

You can determine whether to file a Standard Grant Application or Renewal Grant Application by visiting Our Grantees and clicking on your state to verify whether the service area is in competition. Visit How to Apply for more information on application instructions.

Standard Grant Schedules

 
 

Schedule A

Schedule B

Schedule C

March

Service areas in competition for 2017 grant awards are announced on this website and in the Federal Register.

April

Notice of Intent to Compete application forms are available.
Request for Proposals are available for new applicants and applicants that have not had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014.    

May 6

Deadline to file the Notice of Intent to Compete application form.

early May

    Applicants are notified by email that they are the only applicant for the service area and are eligible to file the Post Program Quality Visit Grant Application.

mid-May

Information about the grants competition process for the Standard Grant Application and the Post Program Quality Visit Grant Application will be provided in an informational webinar.

late May

 

Post Program Quality Visit applications are available for applicants that have

  • had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014;
  • received a final Program Quality Visit report by April 29, 2016; and
  • are the only applicant for the service area.
 

June 1

Deadline to file the Fiscal Application
Deadline to file the Standard Grant Application.    

June 13

  Deadline to file the Post Program Quality Visit Application for Schedule B. Review Schedules.  

July

   

The Post Program Quality Visit Request for Proposal is available for applicants that have

  • had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014;
  • received a final Program Quality Visit report by July 1, 2016; and
  • are the only applicant for the service area.

August 8, 2016

    Deadline to file the Post Program Quality Visit Grant Application for Schedule C. Review Schedules.

October 2016

The list of applicants that filed a qualified grant application is available.

December 2016

Grant awards are available.

 Grant Renewal Schedules

 
 

Schedule A

Schedule B

Schedule C

April

The Standard Grant Renewal Application is available to current recipients that have not had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014. 

early May

Information about the grants competition process for the Standard Renewal Application will be provided in an informational webinar.  

mid-May

   

Post Program Quality Visit Renewal Application is available to current recipients that have

  • had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2014;
  • received a final Program Quality Visit report by July 1, 2016; and
  • are the only applicant for the service area.

June 1

Deadline to file the Standard Grant Renewal Application.    

June 13

  Deadline to file the Post Program Quality Visit Grant Renewal Application for Schedule B. Review Schedules.  

July

   

The Post Program Quality Visit Renewal Application is available for applicants that have

  • had a Program Quality Visit since January 1, 2013 and
  • received a final Program Quality Visit report by July 1, 2015.

August 8, 2016

    Deadline to file the Post Program Quality Visit Grant Renewal Application for Schedule C. Review Schedules.

December 2016

Grant awards are available.