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Grants and Accountability Overview

Eligible providers of Adult Basic and Literacy Education services in Pennsylvania

  1. Local educational agency;
  2. Community-based organization of demonstrated effectiveness;
  3. Volunteer literacy organization of demonstrated effectiveness;
  4. Institution of higher education;
  5. Public or private nonprofit agency;
  6. Library;
  7. Public housing authority;
  8. Nonprofit institution that is not described in any of the subparagraphs above and has the ability to provide literacy services to adults and families;
  9. Consortium of the agencies organizations, institutions, libraries, or authorities described in any of the subparagraphs listed above;
  10. Correctional institution.

Grant Applications

All ABLE grant applications are being accepted only online through the e-Grants Web-based application system.

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For additional information, please contact:

Division of Adult Education |
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Postsecondary and Adult Education
333 Market Street, 12th Fl | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.787.5532
ra-able@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us