OSERS/OSEP: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning CFDA Number 84.327Z

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 23, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 1,200,000
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Others - Eligible Applicants: SEAs; LEAs, including public charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law; IHEs; other public agencies; private nonprofit organizations; outlying areas; freely associated States; Indian tribes or tribal organizations; and for-profit organizations.

Program Description

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 Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: 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: The purposes of the Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program 1 are to improve results for children with disabilities by: (1) Promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) supporting educational media activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities; (3) providing support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom; and (4) providing accessible educational materials to students with disabilities in a timely manner. 1 This program was formerly called ``Technology and Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities.'' The Department has changed the name to Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities and updated the purposes of the program to more clearly convey that the program includes accessible educational materials. The program's activities and statutory authorization (20 U.S.C. 1474) remain unchanged. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.327Z. Applications for grants under the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning competition, CFDA number 84.327Z, 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 National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning 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 84.327, not 84.327Z).

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberED-GRANTS-050914-001
Funding Opportunity TitleOSERS/OSEP: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning CFDA Number 84.327Z
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 9, 2014 (Friday)
Application Due DateJune 23, 2014 (Monday)
***Applications Available: May 9, 2014. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 23, 2014.
Application Archive DateJuly 23, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 1,200,000
Award AmountUp to $ 1,200,000
CFDA Number
  • 84.327 - Special Education_Educational Technology Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Others - Eligible Applicants: SEAs; LEAs, including public charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law; IHEs; other public agencies; private nonprofit organizations; outlying areas; freely associated States; Indian tribes or tribal organizations; and for-profit organizations.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Education
Program Information WebsiteOSERS/OSEP: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning CFDA Number 84.327Z; Notice inviting applications for a new award for fiscal year (FY) 2014
ContactJulius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Carmen Sanchez
U.S. Department of Education,
400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 4057
Potomac Center Plaza (PCP)
Washington, DC 20202-2600. e-Mail: Program Manager

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