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Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 for American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC)— Assistance Listing Number 84.250Z—to provide training and technical assistance (TA) to governing bodies of Indian Tribes that have received an American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) grant.
The purpose of this program is to provide training and TA to governing bodies of Indian Tribes, and consortia of those governing bodies, that have received an AIVRS grant under section 121(a) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Act). Under section 121(c)(2) of the Act, the Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) makes grants to, or enters into contracts or other cooperative agreements with, entities that have experience in the operation of AIVRS programs to provide such training and TA on developing, conducting, administering, and evaluating these programs.
History of Funding
None is available.
Priority: This priority is from the notice of final priority and definitions (NFP) for this program published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register. Absolute Priority: For FY 2021, this priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(3), we consider only applications that meet this priority.
This priority is: American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services—Training and Technical Assistance Program.
This priority funds a five-year cooperative agreement to establish an American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC) to provide four types of training and technical assistance (TA) for the personnel of the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) projects awarded under section 121(a) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Act), to the governing bodies of Indian Tribes and consortia of those governing bodies. The four types of training and TA are:
(1) Intensive training and TA;
(2) targeted training and TA;
(3) universal training and TA; and
(4) capacity-building for AIVRS project personnel through training modules that build foundational skills for the delivery of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services to AIVRS project participants.
- County governments
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- City or township governments
- Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Special district governments
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- State governments
- Private institutions of higher education
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Applications became available on March 16, 2021. Applications are to be submitted by June 14, 2021.
The Estimated Available funds for this Discretionary grant is $1,013,000. Estimated Average Size of Awards: $1,013,000. Project period is for 60 months. Cost sharing or matching is not required.
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