All or some of TAI programs qualify for government funding through:
The U.S. Department of Education is the administrator for all federal education programs and funding. Information about the programs can be found in The Guide to U.S. Department of Education Programs, which is published annually.
Specific programs in the Guide that may be beneficial to understand include:
There are also free lesson plans, forums, libraries, and workshops listed at the Federal Resources for Educational Excellence.
TAI Grant Writing Tips
There is no formula for writing a grant proposal or application. In fact, the most common rule is no two grants are alike! However, we have some tips to help you maneuver through the process
"A free and fresh grant finding resource, dedicated to helping educators and institutions identify the funding they need in budget-tight times.
GetEdFunding hosts a collection of more than 600 grants and opportunities culled from federal, state, regional and community sources and is available to public and private, preK–12 schools, districts and educators, higher education institutions, and nonprofit organizations that work with them." -NYS DCDT website
PERKINS 5 GRANT
The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act, Public Law 105-332
--Basic Grants to States
OSEP has information regarding grant funding for a variety of special education programs, which include transition.
Web Site: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/ctesbg/index.html
Contact: Edward Smith
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Vocational and Adult Education
Division of Academic and Technical Evaluation
550 12th St. SW
Washington, DC 20202-7241
OSEP (Office of Special Education Programs)
Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education
The US Department of Education
This area of the USDEd web site talks about the different types of grants, and will link you to currently "open" grants. There is a quick link to a search window. As of spring 2013, if you type in transition, you get over 40 "hits." Keep in mind grants come and go, so the information is constantly changing. If you don't see anything today, check again in a few weeks!
Web Site: http://www.ed.gov/fund/grants-apply.html
Education World: The Grants Center
This is an educator's website with a section devoted to grants.
The Grants Center: