DRS Updates

Head Start Redesignation - 45 CFR 1307

Grants.gov Maintenance Scheduled Just Prior to DRS Proposal Due Date

If you are submitting a proposal as part of DRS Round 7, we want to alert you that grants.gov will be down for maintenance in the days leading up to the deadline. The system will be down for maintenance from Saturday November 17 at 12:01am until Monday November 19 at...

Strategies for Successful Submission of Your DRS Round 7 Proposal

We’re more than halfway through the proposal development process for most Designation Renewal System (DRS) Round 7 grants. The submission date (November 19) is now less than 4 weeks away. At this point in the process there are usually many balls in the air. You might...

A Couple More DRS Round 7 FOAs – And Maybe a Round 8 Forecast?

We’re about two weeks in from the release of the Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for Designation Renewal System (DRS) Round 7 – almost a quarter of the way through the application development timeline. Last week, a couple of additional DRS Round 7 FOAs posted...

Most DRS Round 7 FOAs Have Posted

On September 20, 2018, what appears to be the last group (or almost the last group!) of Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for Designation Renewal System (DRS) Round 7 posted to grants.gov. There are now 140 open competitions for Head Start/Early Head Start...

More DRS Round 7 FOAs Posted. More to Come?

On September 19, 2018 additional Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for Designation Renewal System (DRS) Round 7 posted to grants.gov. There are now 98 DRS Round 7 FOAs live. The FOAs that went up on Wednesday (September 19) have the same application due date as...

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