2012 SPDG Competition


The 2012 SPDG Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) was published in August and the deadline to submit an application was September 4, 2012.  

Notice Inviting Applications (NIA)


Nothice of Final Priorities (NFP)


The application package is available to download on ED.gov:  


To provide guidance to states submitting applications OSEP and Signetwork hosted three Bidders’ webinar to prepare potential applicants. The first session focused on the new SPDG Program Measures and how they affect the writing of new applications and the second session focused on implementing a SPDG and the Management Plan section. In the third, Jennifer Coffey presented information about application narrative sections and other priority requirements of the competitive application. A link to each webinar is below.

SPDG Competition Bidders’ Webinar # 3: Narrative Sections and Priority Requirements
Date: Thursday, August 9, 2012

SPDG Competition Bidders’ Webinar # 1: New Program Measures
Date: Monday, July 2, 2012

SPDG Competition Bidders’ Webinar # 2: SPDG Management Plan
Date: Friday, July 13, 2012