Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available
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.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|University Of Wisconsin System||$ 6,689,120||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|San Diego State University Foundation||$ 8,334,422||   ||2020-10-01||2022-09-30|
|San Diego State University Foundation||$ 19,873,907||   ||2015-10-01||2020-12-31|
|Institute For Educational Leadership Incorporated (the)||$ 7,499,918||   ||2015-10-01||2020-09-30|
|Southern University And A & M College||$ 11,750,000||   ||2015-10-01||2020-09-30|
|University Of Massachusetts||$ 9,427,084||   ||2014-10-01||2019-02-28|
|George Washington University, The||$ 384,310||   ||2010-10-01||2015-12-31|
|Syracuse University||$ 2,852,434||   ||2011-10-01||2015-03-31|
|University Of Washington||$ 2,155,245||   ||2011-10-01||2015-03-31|
|University Of Missouri System||$ 2,042,739||   ||2011-09-04||2015-03-31|
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 limited to support of continuing education programs for personnel such as rehabilitation counselors, administrators, independent living specialists, audiologists, rehabilitation teachers for individuals who are blind, rehabilitation technology specialists who provide vocational, independent living, and client assistance services to individuals with disabilities.
Institutions of higher education, State vocational rehabilitation agencies (including territories), and other public or nonprofit agencies and organizations.
Individuals employed in positions related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities will benefit.
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 Circular No. A-122 for nonprofit organizations.. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
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.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. The Education Department General Administrative Regulations at 34 CFR Parts 74, 75 and 80 apply to this program. New applications are made to the Department of Education, Application Control Center, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20202-4725. Attn: 84.264.
New awards are made based upon the results of a peer review process and the review and approval of 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
From 120 to 160 days.
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 satisfactory performance.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Grantees are required to share in the cost of projects with the proportion subject to individual negotiation. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Projects may be supported for a maximum of 5 years, 12-month budget periods. 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 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. Institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations are subject to the audit requirements of OMB Circular No. A-133.
Proper records must be maintained as required by the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) or until all audit questions are resolved.
(Project Grants) FY 16 $9,500,000; FY 17 est $5,500,000; and FY 18 est $7,500,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regulations can be found in 34 CFR Parts 385 and 389.
Regional or Local Office
Tom Finch, Department of Education, OSERS Rehabilitation Services Administration, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 245-7343.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
The relevance of the content of the training to the mission of the public rehabilitation program and priorities for projects in the application notice are considered. Criteria for evaluating applications are published in program regulations 34 CFR Parts 385 and 389.
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