Webinars for Prospective Grantees

Promise Neighborhoods 101: What is the Promise Neighborhoods Program?

Friday, January 29, 2021
1:00pm ET -2:30pm ET

Topics: History of Promise Neighborhoods Program, Updates on the Promise Neighborhoods Program, Expectations for Applicants and Grantees

By helping applicants have a better understanding of the foundation of the Promise Neighborhoods program, the Program Office is optimistic that high quality applications will address the needs of students and their families. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the history and expectations of the Promise Neighborhoods program should attend this webinar.  This webinar will help entities to reflect on their current projects, programs, and partnerships to determine if they have the capacity to implement the Promise Neighborhoods program as intended and if it is a good fit for their respective communities.

Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team and the Center for the Study of Social Policy
Session RecordingPowerPoint Presentation (PDF)


Nuts and Bolts of the FY 2021 Promise Neighborhoods Competition

Monday, February 1, 2021
1:00pm ET -2:30pm ET

Topics: Statute, Purpose, Eligible Applicants, Requirements

By helping applicants have a better understanding of the foundation of Promise Neighborhoods, the Program Office is optimistic that high quality applications will address the needs of students and their families. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the Promise Neighborhoods program should attend this webinar.

Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team
Session RecordingPowerPoint Presentation (PDF)


What Everyone Ought to Know about the FY 2021 Promise Neighborhoods Competition

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
1:00pm ET -2:30pm ET

Topics: Selection Criteria, Priorities

The Program Office invites all potential applicants and their partners to attend this informative and illuminating webinar. If you are curious about proposal essentials, this webinar was designed with you in mind.  Come, log-in, and be fully engaged as we highlight imperative information that is critical to your submission. 

Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team
Session RecordingPowerPoint Presentation (PDF)


Money, Money, Money & More

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
1:00pm EST -2:30pm EST

Topics: Budget, Attachments, Post Award, Continuation Awards

A solid and accurate budget and budget narrative are the backbone to every project.  This webinar has an extensive emphasis on fiscal matters and other areas related to the 2021 Promise Neighborhoods competition.  All potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend this session to assist with their organization’s proposal planning efforts.

Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team
Session RecordingPowerPoint Presentation (PDF)


Strategies, Resources, and Tips on How to Incorporate Evidence and Evaluation into Your Proposed Project

Thursday, February 4, 2021
1:00pm EST -2:30pm EST

Topics: Evidence, Evaluation

Evidence and evaluation are significant components of the Promise Neighborhoods program.  Learn how the Department and its partners utilize data and how evidence and evaluation can strengthen your application.  The Program Office invites all parties who are interested in evidence and evaluation as it relates to the 2021 Promise Neighborhoods competition to this webinar.

Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team and the Urban Institute
Session RecordingPowerPoint Presentation (PDF)


PN Program Corrections

Monday March 15, 2021

Discussion of the key changes in the 2021 Promise Neighborhoods funding opportunity described in the March 4th Federal Register.

Presenters: Promise Neighborhoods Team and the Urban Institute

Session RecordingPowerPoint Presentation (PDF)