Rehabilitation Short-Term Training

To support special seminars, institutes, workshops, and other short-term courses in technical matters relating to the delivery of vocational, medical, social, and psychological services.

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Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Agency - Department of Education

The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
National Disability Rights Network, Inc. $ 1,235,000   2015-10-012021-09-30
National Disability Rights Network, Inc. $ 796,506   2010-10-012015-09-30
San Diego State University Foundation $ 249,809   2010-10-012013-06-30
National Disability Rights Network, Inc. $ 200,000   2010-10-012011-09-30
San Diego State University Foundation $ 999,972   2010-10-012011-09-30
National Disability Rights Network, Inc. $ 1,000,000   2005-10-012010-09-30
National Disability Rights Network, Inc.-$ 43,267   2009-10-012010-09-30
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$ 0   
$ 0   

Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Training grants are provided in fields directly related to the vocational rehabilitation and independent living of individuals with disabilities, such as rehabilitation disciplines and program areas supported under the Rehabilitation Training program.

Conferences and meetings where training is not the primary focus may not be supported under this program.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State vocational rehabilitation agencies (including territories), and other public or nonprofit agencies and organizations, including institutions of higher education may apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Individuals preparing for or employed in positions relating to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities will benefit. Projects under this program are designed to provide short-term training and technical instruction in areas of special significance to the delivery of vocational, medical, social, and psychological rehabilitation services.


Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. OMB Circular No. A-21 for educational institutions, and OMB No. A-122 for nonprofit organizations. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. New applications are made to the Department of Education, Application Control Center, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20202-4725. Attention: 84.246.

Award Procedures

New awards are made based upon the results of a peer review process and the review and approval of applications by staff in various offices within the Department.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, Title III, Section 302.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

The range is from 120 to 160 days.


Not Applicable.


Renewals are available only through the new application process. Projects with an approved multi-year project period may be continued based on the availability of appropriated funds and an annual review of accomplishments to determine adequate performance.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Projects are generally supported for one to five years. Funds are granted on a twelve month basis. Renewals are subject to the availability of funds. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.

Post Assistance Requirements


Annual financial and progress reports must be submitted as required by the grant award terms and conditions.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Audits must be conducted on a continuing basis or at scheduled intervals, usually once a year, but at least once every 2 years.


As required by the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR).

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Project Grants) FY 16 $200,000; FY 17 est $200,000; and FY 18 est $200,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

to be determined.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Regulations can be found in 34 CFR Part 385 and 34 CFR Part 390.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Tom Finch, Department of Education, OSERS Rehabilitation Services Administration, 400 Maryland Ave., SW,, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: Phone: (202) 245-7343.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Quality of key personnel, plan of operation, budget and cost-effectiveness, adequacy of resources, evidence of need, relevance to the State/Federal rehabilitation service program, and nature and scope of training program content are included in the selection criteria.

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