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For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.
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Purpose of Program:
The purpose of the Technical Assistance on State Data Collection program is to improve the capacity of States to meet the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) data collection and reporting requirements.
Funding for the program is authorized under section 611(c)(1) of IDEA, which gives the Secretary the authority to reserve funds appropriated under Part B of the IDEA to provide technical assistance (TA) activities authorized under section 616(i) of IDEA.
Section 616(i) of IDEA requires the Secretary to review the data collection and analysis capacity of States to ensure that data and information determined necessary for implementation of IDEA section 616 are collected, analyzed, and accurately reported to the Secretary.
It also requires the Secretary to provide TA, where needed, to improve the capacity of States to meet the data collection requirements under IDEA Parts B and C, which include the data collection requirements in IDEA sections 616 and 61 8. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 373M.
Applications for grants under the IDEA Data Management Center competition, CFDA number 8 4. 373M, 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 IDEA Data Management Center competition 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. 373, not 8 4. 373M).