Looking Beyond DRS Submission to Support Program Improvement

The application deadline for most programs in this round of DRS is just three weeks away. This is a good time to check in on proposal development and what needs to happen between now and submission. Your program might also be identifying ways it can continue to...

DRS Round 8 FOAs Delayed

DRS Round 8 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) were forecasted to post by September 4, 2019. As of today, September 5th, the FOAs are not yet on grants.gov. This isn’t unusual, as there have been delays in past rounds of DRS. Sometimes the delay is a few days...

One Week from DRS Round 8 and More Grants Forecasted

On August 27, seven more forecasts were added to grants.gov for the upcoming round of DRS grant competitions. If you’re keeping track, that’s a total of 179 forecasted grant competitions. Of the newly added forecasts, six are for Head Start/Early Head Start grants and...

DRS Round 8 Grows to 172 Forecasted Grant Competitions

As we get closer to the release of DRS Round 8 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) additional grants continue to be forecasted. On Friday, August 16, four more DRS grant competitions appeared on grants.gov, three for Head Start/Early Head Start grants and one for...

NPRM Published on Proposed Changes to DRS

On August 13, the Office of Head Start (OHS) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for proposed changes to two of the seven conditions for DRS, CLASS and fiscal. The Information Memoranda (IM) sent to Head Start/Early Head Start grantees describes the...

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