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 Register.
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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:
The purpose of this program is to provide training and technical assistance (TA) to designated State agencies (DSAs) (the State agencies that provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals who are blind) that receive grant funding under the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB) program and to other service providers that receive OIB program funding from DSAs to provide services to consumers.
Such training and TA is designed to improve the administration, operation, and performance of the OIB program.Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 177Z.
Applications for grants under the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind Training and Technical Assistance program, CFDA number 8 4. 177Z, 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 Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind Training and Technical Assistance program at www.Grants.gov.
You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number.
Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 177, not 8 4. 177Z).