Funding -- Federal

Title Abstract Publication Date
Subpart 18 - Healthy, High-Performance Schools. This portion of federal legislation outlines terms of federal grants to states that can be used to develop healthy, high performance schools. 12/31/2006
Sustainable Facilities: Strategies for Today's Economy. Advises on engaging in and funding sustainability initiatives on higher education campuses. Programs that are eligible for federal support are described, with an emphasis on those that conserve... 03/31/2009
Taking Care of Business. Examines one Pennsylvania school district's efforts to upkeep and improve its 30- to 40-year-old school facilities that required no tax increases for 6 years. Highlighted are the district's... 08/31/1999
Tattered Promise. Examines why tribal leaders are saying that deteriorating Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools are a symbol of the Federal government's unfulfilled pledge to the education of Native American... 03/02/1999
Tax Credit Bonds: A Brief Explanation. Tax Credit Bonds (TCBs) are a type of bond that offers the holder a federal tax credit instead of interest. This report explains the tax credit mechanism and describes the market for the bonds.... 08/19/2008
Tax-exempt Bond Proposals To Increase Public Elementary and Secondary School Facilities. Statement Submitted for the Hearing Record, Senate Finance Committee Federal financial support for public elementary and secondary schools has traditionally been minor compared to state-local support; is usually targeted to the disadvantaged, the disabled, system... 03/02/1999
Technology: America's Schools Not Designed or Equipped for 21st Century Findings of a national survey of school facilities concerning whether America's schools have appropriate technologies, such as computers, and the facility infrastructure to support these... 12/31/1994
Ten Stimulating Ideas. Briefly describes ten facilities-oriented benefits that can be executed with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as well as ongoing bond support and grant programs. This article... 11/30/2009
The Charter School Facility Finance Landscape. Provides a national directory of private nonprofit and public providers of funding and financing for charter school facilities. Based on research and interviews with over 50 charter school... 04/30/2005
The Federal Influence: Initiatives and Implications Affecting Planning and Designing of Public School Facilities Chase provides an overview of federal legislation that affects school building design and operation, such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, and Title... 02/28/1982
The Forgotten Side of School Finance Equity: The Role of Infrastructure Funding in Student Success. Traditionally, local school districts have shouldered the burden of funding school infrastructure in the name of local control, relying upon local property tax revenues and the willingness of local... 12/31/2003
The Hot Iron. [Saving Money on School Construction.] Discusses current opportunities for renovating schools, emphasizing funds available from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and use of funds to make school buildings more healthy and... 09/30/2009
The Key Role of Construction in Each State's Economy. AGC has compiled economic data which estimates the impact of $1 billion of construction spending on a state's economy. Fact sheets on each state are downloadable and include data on the economic... 12/11/2008
Tribal Consultation, May 1999 This consultation booklet provides background information on four items discussed at regional meetings in May 1999. Item 1 concerns tribal application for construction of replacement educational... 12/31/1998
U. S. Department of Agriculture. Community Facilities Program. This office administers programs designed to develop essential community facilities for public use in rural areas, including educational facilities. The program provides direct loans, guaranteed...
U. S. Department of Defense Education Activity Facilities Branch DoDEA Facilities Branch is responsible for providing safe, secure, and well-managed environments that contribute to student achievement. The branch oversees the maintenance, renovation and...
U. S. Department of Education. Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities. The Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities program provides assistance to help charter schools meet their facility needs. Under this program, funds are provided on a competitive basis to...
U. S. Department of Education. Education Finance Statistics Center. Education finance information for elementary/secondary or post-secondary public or private education, including publications, education finance data, and answers to frequently asked questions in...
U. S. Department of Education. Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program. The goal of the program is to provide low-cost capital to finance improvements to the infrastructure of the nation's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Specifically, the...
U. S. Department of Education. Impact Aid Section 8007b. Discretionary Construction Grant Program The Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Grant Program authorizes competitive grants for emergency repairs and modernization of school facilities to certain eligible local educational agencies (LEAs...
U. S. Department of Education. Impact Aid Section 8008 Facilities Maintenance. The U.S. Department of Education owns a limited number of school facilities that are operated by local educational agencies that serve military installations. Section 8008 grants help maintain these...
U. S. Department of Education. Office of Vocational and Adult Education. Perkins Collaborative Resource Network. The Perkins Collaborative Resource Network is a resource and information-sharing forum for state Career and Technical Education professionals. It provides a peer-to-peer forum for states to improve...
U. S. Department of Education. Programs and Funding: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) provides financial assistance to state and local educational agencies for maintenance and improvement of both public and private preschool,...
U. S. Department of Education. Qualified Zone Academy Bonds. A provision of the taxcode provides a source of funding that may be used for renovating school buildings, purchasing equipment, developing curricula, and/or training school personnel. The proceeds of...
U. S. Department of Education. Safe Schools-Healthy Students Initiative. U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools program provides grants to support LEAs in the development of community-wide approaches to creating safe and drugfree schools and...

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