Programs Overview

ED administers programs authorized and funded by Congress. These programs provide financial aid for eligible applicants for elementary, secondary, and college education; for the education of individuals with disabilities and of those who are illiterate, disadvantaged, or gifted; and for the education of immigrants, American Indians, and people with limited English proficiency.

Here you'll find information about each ED program: its purpose, who is eligible to apply, and more.


Guide to ED Programs

Sort programs by subject, title, or eligibility. See the purpose, funding, guidance, and contact for each. GO >

ED Performance Reports

See performance and accountability reports on ED and its programs. GO >

Recovery Act Programs

Race to the Top, Investing in Innovation, School Improvement Grants, and more. GO >