On his first day in office, President Obama sent a memo directing all federal agencies to create unprecedented levels of openness in government. The U.S Department of Education created a website to help make its grant application process more transparent. Read the entire message from Deputy Secretary Miller here. The Department of Education created www.Data.Ed.Gov to help make information more transparent, participatory, and collaborative.
ZION Development recently applied for the Promise Neighborhood grant, along with 339 other applicants. Our application is listed publicly on the Data.Ed.Gov website under the Project Title: Rockford Neighbors Ahead: Building a New Kind of Community Organization: ZION Development Corporation Contact info: Brad Roos.
You can see our Rockford Neighbors Ahead entry here, which includes a description of the geographic area, target schools, and indicators.