Perkins Local Plan 380 and 381
Secondary and Postsecondary Local Plan Grants
Funding Source: Federal Perkins Funds
Grant Program Name: Perkins Local Plan
380 and 381
Deadline: Applications will
be accepted until August 31. To obtain "Substantial Approval" with a start date
of July 1 annually, please submit your local plan by June 15. Perkins funds
cannot be utilized without "Substantial Approval" status being granted by PDE
Application Information: A
complete application is accomplished by following the menu on the eGrant system.
All sections will need to be completed before an LEA will be able to "SUBMIT"
the local plan to PDE. Once the local plan is submitted and reviewed by BCTE
staff, the local plan will be given "Substantial Approval".
Information: In addition, the previous year's Perkins Performance
Report must be submitted on line via the eGrant system prior to PDE granting
"Final Approval" to disburse funds to the LEA.
The yearly Performance Report is due on/or before
August 31. Failure to submit all required documentation on time could delay the
disbursement of allocated funds.
An LEA unable to use the Internet to submit an
application must appeal this requirement using the procedures described in the
Program Description: Refer to
Local Plan Guidelines page 1 (PDF).
Restrictions on Funding: Refer to Perkins
Local Plan Guidelines page 25 (PDF).
Eligible Entities and/or
- Local education agencies (school districts, area
career and technical centers, and intermediate units) that operate secondary
career and technical education programs per Chapter 339 regulations.
- Postsecondary institutions that are certified as
eligible by the Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education and operate
occupational programs that enroll Pell Grant recipient students.
Method of Distribution:
Applicants must complete an eGrant application accessed from the PDE Web site.