Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program CFDA Number 84.250L

The summary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program CFDA Number 84.250L grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Education, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program CFDA Number 84.250L: 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.

Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide vocational rehabilitation (VR) services to American Indians with disabilities who reside on or near Federal or State reservations, consistent with their individual strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choice, so that they may prepare for, and engage in, high-quality employment that will increase opportunities for economic self-sufficiency.
Priority: This competition has one competitive preference priority.
In accordance with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(iv), this priority is from section 121(b)(4) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 741(b)(4)).
Competitive Preference Priority: For FY 2016 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applicants from this competition, this priority is a competitive preference priority.
Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), we award an additional five points to an application that meets this priority.
This priority is:
Continuation of Previously Funded Tribal Programs. In making new awards under this program, we give priority to applications for the continuation of programs that have been funded under the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services program.
Program Authority: 29 U.S.C. 741.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.250L.

Applications for grants under the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services program, CFDA number 84.250L, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site at www.Grants.gov. Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
You may access the electronic grant application for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services program at www.Grants.gov.
You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.250, not 84.250L).
Federal Grant Title: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program CFDA Number 84.250L
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-021116-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.250
CFDA Descriptions: Rehabilitation Services_American Indians with Disabilities
Current Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2016 Dates: Applications Available: Febru
Original Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2016 Dates: Applications Available: Febru
Posted Date: Feb 11, 2016
Creation Date: Feb 11, 2016
Archive Date: May 26, 2016
Total Program Funding: $7,800,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 11
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible Applicants: The governing bodies of Indian tribes (and consortia of those governing bodies) located on Federal and State reservations. The definition of ``Indian tribe'' was amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act enacted on July 22, 2014, to include ``a tribal organization (as defined in section 4(l) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450(b)(l)).''
In addition, the Department published final regulations in the Federal Register on February 5, 2015 (80 FR 6452), amending the definition of ``reservation'' in 34 CFR 369.4 and 371.4. Under the amended definition, ``reservation'' means a Federal or State Indian reservation; public domain Indian allotment; former Indian reservation in Oklahoma; land held by incorporated Native groups, regional corporations, and village corporations under the provisions of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; or a defined area of land recognized by a State or the Federal Government where there is a concentration of tribal members and on which the tribal government is providing structured activities and services.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program CFDA Number 84.250L: Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6288 EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov Program Manager: August Martin, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 5049, Potomac Center Plaza (PCP), Washington, DC 20202-2800. Telephone: (202) 245-7410 or by email: august.martin@ed.gov.
e-Mail: Program Manager

Department of Education 202 708 5660
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