Topical Heading

Rehabilitation
Program Title

Rehabilitation Training
CFDA # (or ED #)

84.129; 84.160; 84.246; 84.263; 84.264; 84.265; 84.275
Administering Office

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
Who May Apply (by category)

Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), Nonprofit Organizations, Other Organizations and/or Agencies
Who May Apply (specifically)

Applicants may include state and public or nonprofit agencies and organizations and Indian tribes.
Current Competitions

This program conducts individual competitions for seven training programs (see CFDA #s above). In FY 2006, competitions are held under # 84.129, # 84.264, and # 84.265. See the Department’s forecast of funding opportunities Web site at: http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/find/edlite-forecast. html#Chart7, which is updated several times during the year, for details on application deadlines.
Type of Assistance (by category)

Discretionary/Competitive Grants, Cooperative Agreements
Appropriations

Fiscal Year 2004 Fiscal Year 2005 Fiscal Year 2006

$39,138,711 $38,825,888 $38,437,740

Fiscal Year 2006 Awards Information

Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Number of New Awards Anticipated: For # 84.129—11; for # 84.264—3; for # 84.265—4 Average New Award: For # 84.129—$102,267; for # 84.264—$500,000; for # 84.265—$71,791 Range of New Awards: For # 84.129—$75,000–$150,000; for # 84.264—$450,000–$550,000; for # 84.26—$19,218–$228,514 Number of Continuation Awards: For # 84.129—149; for # 84.160—6; for # 84.246—2; for # 84.264—21; for # 84.265—76; for # 84.275—1 Average Continuation Award: For # 84.129—$125,240; for # 84.160—$349,560; for # 84.246— $249,992; for # 84.264—$408,130; for # 84.265—$72,085; for # 84.275—$300,000 Range of Continuation Awards: For # 84.129—$67,753–$150,000; for # 84.160—$293,504–$599,903; for # 84.246—$200,000–$249,992; for # 84.264—$20,000–$498,621; for # 84.265—$19,413–$385,590 Note: There may be years in which there are no new awards or continuations under one or more of these CFDAs.
Legislative Citation

Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, Title III, Sec. 302; 29 U.S.C. 772.
Program Regulations

EDGAR; 34 CFR 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, and 396 

Rehabilitation

Program Description

This program is designed to ensure that skilled personnel are available to serve the rehabilitation needs of individuals with disabilities assisted through the Vocational Rehabilitation, Client Assistance Supported Employment, and Independent Living programs.
Types of Projects

This program supports awards under the Long-Term Training Program (# 84.129); Training Interpreters for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind (# 84.160A); Short-Term Training Program (# 84.246); Experimental and Innovative Training Program (# 84.263); Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program (# 84.264B); State Vocational Rehabilitation In-Service Training Program (# 84.265); and General Training (# 84.275).
Education Level (by category)

Postsecondary
Subject Index

Rehabilitation, Staff Development, Training, Vocational Rehabilitation
Contact Information

Name: Timothy C. Muzzio E-mail Address: timothy.muzzio@ed.gov Mailing Address: U.S. Department of Education, OSERS Rehabilitation Services Administration 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Rm. 5052, PCP Washington, DC 20202-2800 Telephone: (202) 245-7458 Fax: (202) 245-7591
Links to Related Web Sites

http://www.ed.gov/programs/rsatrain/index.html

Rehabilitation