National Activities—State Training and Technical Assistance for Assistive Technology Programs CFDA 84.224B-1

Note:
Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.

For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.

The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal
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Register.

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http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html.

Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.

Purpose of Program:
Under section 6 of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended (AT Act), the Secretary is authorized to provide grants to support national activities to improve the administration of the AT Act.

The purpose of this program is to fulfill the requirement to support training and technical assistance to the entities funded under the AT Act to improve the effectiveness of their programs and to entities not funded under the AT Act to improve awareness of and access to assistive technology (AT).

Note:
Entities funded under the AT Act include comprehensive, statewide assistive technology programs (Statewide AT Programs) and protection and advocacy for assistive technology programs (PAAT Programs) that increase access to and acquisition of AT devices and services for individuals with disabilities.

The AT Act also authorized additional grants, in FY 2005, to support alternative financing programs (AFPs) that provide financial loans to allow individuals with disabilities and their families to purchase AT devices and services.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 224B- 1. Applications for grants under the National Activities program--CFDA Number 8 4. 224B-1 must be submitted electronically using e-Application, accessible through the Department's e-Grants Web site at:
http://e-grants.ed.gov.

While completing your electronic application, you will be entering data online that will be saved into a database.

You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.
Related Programs

Assistive Technology

Department of Education


Agency: Department of Education

Office:

Estimated Funding: $640,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
National Activities—State Training and Technical Assistance for Assistive Technology Programs CFDA 84.224B-1; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants: Public or private nonprofit or for-profit organizations, including institutions of higher education, that have (directly or through a grant or contract)-- (a) Experience and expertise in administering programs, including developing, implementing, and administering the required and discretionary activities described in sections 4 and 5 of the AT Act; (b) Experience and expertise in providing technical assistance; and (c) Documented experience in and knowledge about banking, finance, and microlending.

Note: An eligible entity can demonstrate its experience and expertise on its own or through proposed subcontracts with other entities that demonstrate the relevant experience and expertise.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
robert.groenendaal@ed.gov

Date Posted:
2010-03-01

Application Due Date:
2010-04-30

Archive Date:
2010-05-30



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