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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.
This competition has one competitive preference priority.
In accordance with 34 CFR 7 5. 105(b)(2)(iv), this priority is from section 121(b)(4) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C.
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 7 5. 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.
74 1. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 250L.
Applications for grants under the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services program, CFDA number 8 4. 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 8 4. 250, not 8 4. 250L).