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STRENGTHENING HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) PROGRAM. AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION. Title III Part-B Higher Education Act 1965, as amended Higher Education Opportunity Act, Sec. 308 Amendments effective August 2008. What is an Eligible HBCU?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • STRENGTHENING HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) PROGRAM

  • Title III Part-B Higher Education Act 1965, as amended

    Higher Education Opportunity Act, Sec. 308 Amendments effective August 2008

  • Established prior to 1964

    Principal mission was, and is, education of black Americans

  • PELL recipients enrolled

    Prior year graduates

    Enrolled graduate school students

  • Academic Programs

    Administrative Management

    Fiscal Stability

  • Legislation, Statute, or Act Establish the law

    Regulation Implements the law

    OMB Circular A-21 Provides guidance

  • Pell (50%) of Award +Graduates (25%) of Award +Percent of Grad. School Enrollees Award (25%)

    Univ. A s Total Award = $1,560,157

  • FY ALLOCATION/2 x UNIV. PELL RECIPIENTS TOTAL HBCU PELL $238,095,000/2= $119,000,000 $119,000,000 x 1,000 Pell students=$700,000 70,000 Total Pell

  • FY ALLOCATION /4 X INSTITUTIONS GRADUATES TOTAL HBCU GRADUATES

    $238,095,000 = $59,523,750 4

    $59,523,750 x 400 Univ. Grads = $466,853 51,000 Total Grads

  • FY ALLOCATION/4 X UNIV. GRAD ENROLLEES Total HBCU Grads

    $238,095,000 = $59,523,750 4

    $59,523,750 x .1567 % UNIV. GRAD. ENROLLEES 23.726 Total % HBCU grads

    Total = $393,304

  • SINGLE YEAR AWARD

    Pell $700,000 50% Grads $466,853 25% Grad School $393,304 25% Grant Award $1,560,157 100%

  • 1) Purchase or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment

    2) Construction, maintenance, renovation of instructional facilities

  • 3) Support of faculty exchanges, faculty development

    4) Academic instruction in which Black Americans are underrepresented

    5) Purchase of library books, periodicals, and other educational materials

  • 6) Tutoring, counseling, and student service programs

    7) Funds and administrative management, and acquisition of equipment

  • 8) Joint use of facilities, ex., laboratories, libraries

    9) Establish or improve a development office to improve contributions

    10) Establish or enhance a program of teacher education

  • 11) Establish community outreach programs

    12) Establish and maintain an endowment

  • 13) Purchase of real property

    14) Financial information to improve literacy

    Up to 2% of grant for needed services

  • Activities inconsistent with State plan for desegregation

    Activities related to sectarian instruction or religious worship

    Activities provided by a school of divinity

  • Not more than 20% use for endowment

    50% limit on construction of instructional facilities

    2% limit for services to implement project

  • Performance Period = ED commitment 10/1/2007 9/30/2012

    Five one-year budget periods 10/1/2010 9/30/2011 Five year extension on unexpended fundsex. fiscal year 2012-2017 period

  • Work closely with President & Administrators

    Coordinate application preparation

    Liaison with ED Program Specialist

    Review and approve grant expenditures

  • Reconcile expenditures with Business OfficeMonitor & document project complianceProject evaluationMaintain records on grant activitiesRole of ProjectDirector (continued)

  • Approving all changes to activities

    Maintain equipment inventory

  • Maintain federal Title III grant as restricted fund

    Secure Title III project director authorization for grant expenditures

  • Drawdown, reporting, audit (GAPS) (G5)

    Maintain record of all expenditures

    Reconcile transactions with Project Director

  • Annual Performance Reports (APR)

    Final Performance Reports (FPR)

  • Reasons include:Institutions monitoring indexComplaintsRequest for technical assistanceGeneral program-wide assessmentsExemplary project

  • All funded applications

    Any modifications to the original application

    Annual Performance Reports (APRs)

    Financial records

    Audit Readiness

  • Approved budgets

    Project staff organizational chart

    Position descriptions

    Equipment inventory (labeled as ED)Project policies and procedures

  • OMB Circular A-21 Cost Principles for Institutions of Higher Education (www.omb.gov)

    U.S. Department of Education (www.ed.govInstitutional Services

  • John L. Hunt & Associates Consultants Federal Higher Education Programs Washington, D.C. (202) 249-0540 [email protected]

    *Further restricted HBCU eligibility****Definitions:Legislation = Congressional authorization to establish an activity or program or initiative into law.Regulation = Executive branch rules for implementing the law.Circular = Provides guidance on costs, ex. OMB A-21Policy = Used to offer guidance and define gray areas in program implementation.**************************