Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) : Centers for Independent Living CFDA Number 84.132A

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 1, 2014 (Sunday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - 1. Eligible Applicants: To be eligible for funding, an applicant must-- (a) Be a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential, private nonprofit agency; (b) Have the power and authority to-- (1) Carry out the purpose of part C of title VII of the Act and perform the functions listed in section 725(b) and (c) of the Act and subparts F and G of 34 CFR part 366 within a community located within a State or in a bordering State; and (2) Receive and administer-- (i) Funds under 34 CFR part 366; (ii) Funds and contributions from private or public sources that may be used in support of a center; and (iii) Funds from other public and private programs; (c) Be able to plan, conduct, administer, and evaluate a center consistent with the standards and assurances in section 725(b) and (c) of the Act and subparts F and G of 34 CFR part 366; (d) Either-- (1) Not currently be receiving funds under part C of chapter 1 of title VII of the Act; or (2) Propose the expansion of an existing center through the establishment of a separate and complete center (except that the governing board of the existing center may serve as the governing board of the new center) at a different geographical location; (e) Propose to serve one or more of the geographic areas that are identified as unserved or underserved by the States and Outlying Areas listed under Estimated Number of Awards; and (f) Submit appropriate documentation demonstrating that the establishment of a new center is consistent with the design for establishing a statewide network of centers in the State plan of the State or Outlying Area whose geographic area or areas the applicant proposes to serve.

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 Centers for Independent Living program provides support for planning, conducting, administering, and evaluating centers for independent living (centers) that comply with the standards and assurances in section 725 of part C of title VII of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Act), consistent with the design included in the State plan for establishing a statewide network of centers. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.132A. Applications for grants under the Centers for Independent Living Program, CFDA number 84.132A, 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 Centers for Independent Living 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 84.132, not 84.132A).

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberED-GRANTS-050514-001
Funding Opportunity TitleOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) : Centers for Independent Living CFDA Number 84.132A
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards5
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 5, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateJune 1, 2014 (Sunday)
***Applications Available: May 5, 2014. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 4, 2014.
Application Archive DateJuly 1, 2014 (Tuesday)
Total Program Funding$ 1,257,912
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 84.132 - Centers for Independent Living
  • 000000

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - 1. Eligible Applicants: To be eligible for funding, an applicant must-- (a) Be a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential, private nonprofit agency; (b) Have the power and authority to-- (1) Carry out the purpose of part C of title VII of the Act and perform the functions listed in section 725(b) and (c) of the Act and subparts F and G of 34 CFR part 366 within a community located within a State or in a bordering State; and (2) Receive and administer-- (i) Funds under 34 CFR part 366; (ii) Funds and contributions from private or public sources that may be used in support of a center; and (iii) Funds from other public and private programs; (c) Be able to plan, conduct, administer, and evaluate a center consistent with the standards and assurances in section 725(b) and (c) of the Act and subparts F and G of 34 CFR part 366; (d) Either-- (1) Not currently be receiving funds under part C of chapter 1 of title VII of the Act; or (2) Propose the expansion of an existing center through the establishment of a separate and complete center (except that the governing board of the existing center may serve as the governing board of the new center) at a different geographical location; (e) Propose to serve one or more of the geographic areas that are identified as unserved or underserved by the States and Outlying Areas listed under Estimated Number of Awards; and (f) Submit appropriate documentation demonstrating that the establishment of a new center is consistent with the design for establishing a statewide network of centers in the State plan of the State or Outlying Area whose geographic area or areas the applicant proposes to serve.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Education
Program Information WebsiteOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) : Centers for Independent Living CFDA Number 84.132A; Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2014
ContactJulius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Timothy Beatty
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 5057
Potomac Center Plaza (PCP)
Washington, DC 20202-2800.
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