Meet the April 1st i3 "Intent to Apply" Deadline!

Last Updated: March 26, 2010

This article appeared in the March 2010 Rural Policy Matters.

The Investing in Innovation (i3) Grant was established under section 14007 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and provides funding to support local educational agencies (LEAs) and nonprofit organizations in partnership with one or more LEAs or a consortium of schools.

April 1, 2010 is the deadline to send an email stating your intent to apply for an i3 grant. This short e-mail should provide:

  1. the applicant organization's name and address,
  2. the type of grant for which the applicant intends to apply,
  3. the one absolute priority the applicant intends to address, and
  4. all competitive preference priorities the applicant intends to address.

Send your e-mail to with “Intent to Apply” in the subject line.

Click here for more information about the i3 Grant Program.

Read more from the March 2010 Rural Policy Matters.