Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR): Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers CFDA Number 84.133B-4

Quick Facts

Due DateAugust 11, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 875,000
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 - States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations; IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal 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 purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act). Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs) The purpose of the RRTCs, which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to achieve the goals of, and improve the effectiveness of, services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act through well-designed research, training, technical assistance, and dissemination activities in important topical areas as specified by NIDRR with guidance from its Rehabilitation Research Advisory Council. These activities are designed to benefit rehabilitation service providers, individuals with disabilities, family members, policymakers and other research stakeholders. Additional information on the RRTC program can be found at: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/rrtc/index.html. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.133B-4. Applications for grants under this RRTC competition, CFDA number 84.133B-4, 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 this RRTC 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 84.133, not 84.133B).

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberED-GRANTS-061014-001
Funding Opportunity TitleOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR): Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers CFDA Number 84.133B-4
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 10, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateAugust 11, 2014 (Monday)
***Applications Available: June 10, 2014. Date of Pre-Application Meeting: July 1, 2014. Date of Pre-Application Meeting: Interested parties are invited to participate in a pre-application meeting and to receive information and technical assistance thro
Application Archive DateSeptember 10, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 875,000
Award AmountUp to $ 875,000
CFDA Number
  • 84.133 - National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

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 - States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations; IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Education
Program Information WebsiteOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR): Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers CFDA Number 84.133B-4; Notice inviting applications
ContactJulius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
EducationGrantInquiries@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Patricia Barrett
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 5142
Potomac Center Plaza (PCP)
Washington, DC 20202-2700. e-Mail: Program Manager

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