Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA):Parent Information and Training Program CFDA Number 84.235F

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Funding Opportunity ID: 326386
Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-042120-002
Opportunity Title: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA):Parent Information and Training Program CFDA Number 84.235F
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 84.235
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible Applicants: Private nonprofit organizations that meet the requirements in section 303(c)(4) of the Rehabilitation Act. An applicant must–(a) Include information demonstrating the capacity and expertise of the organization to–(i) Coordinate training and information activities with Centers for Independent Living;(ii) Coordinate and work closely with PTIs established pursuant to section 671 of IDEA, the CPRCs established pursuant to section 672 of IDEA, and the eligible entities receiving awards under section 673 of IDEA; and(iii) Effectively conduct the training and information activities authorized in section 303 of the Rehabilitation Act;(b) Be governed by a board of directors that–(i) Includes professionals in the VR field; and on which a majority of the members are individuals with disabilities or the parents, family members, guardians, advocates, or authorized representatives of the individuals; or (ii) Has a membership that represents the interests of individuals with disabilities; and establishes a special governing committee to operate a training and information program under section 303(c)(4) of the Rehabilitation Act that includes professionals in the VR field and on which a majority of the members are individuals with disabilities or the parents, family members, guardians, advocates, or authorized representatives of the individuals; and may include representatives from special education and other public and private agencies on the board, as appropriate; and(c) Serve, and demonstrate the capacity for serving, individuals with a full range of disabilities, and the parents, family members, guardians, advocates, or authorized representatives of the individuals.
Agency Code: ED
Agency Name: Department of Education
Posted Date: Apr 21, 2020
Close Date: Jun 22, 2020 Applications Available: April 21, 2020. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 22, 2020. Date of 84.235F Pre-Application Meeting: The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) will post a PowerPoint presentation that provides general information related to RSA's discretionary grant competitions and a PowerPoint presentation specifically related to this Parent Information and Training Program competition at https://ncrtm.ed.gov/​RSAGrantInfo.aspx. OSERS will conduct a pre-application meeting specific to this competition via conference call in order to respond to questions on May 5, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. OSERS invites you to send questions to tara.jordan@ed.gov in advance of the pre-application meeting. The teleconference information, including the 84.235F pre-application meeting summary of the questions and answers, will be available at https://ncrtm.ed.gov/​RSAGrantInfo.aspx within 6 days after the pre-application meeting.
Last Updated Date: Apr 21, 2020
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,400,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Description: Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768), or at www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-02-13/pdf/2019-02206.pdf. Purpose of Programs: The Parent Information and Training program, CFDA number 84.235F, is designed to support projects that provide impartial training and objective information to enable individuals with disabilities, and the parents, family members, guardians, advocates, or other authorized representatives of the individuals (hereafter collectively referred to as “individuals with disabilities and their families”), to participate more effectively with professionals in meeting the vocational, independent living, and rehabilitation needs of individuals with disabilities. This program is designed to meet the unique training and information needs of those individuals who live in the area to be served, particularly those who are members of populations that have been unserved or underserved by programs under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act). The CFDA for Parent Information and Training Program CFDA is 84.235F.
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