[Federal Register: October 21, 1996 (Volume 61, Number 204)]
[Page 54630]
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[CFDA No. 84.128G]

Vocational Rehabilitation Service Projects Program for Migratory 
Agricultural Workers and Seasonal Farmworkers With Disabilities Notice 
Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 1997

    Purpose of program: To provide grants for vocational rehabilitation
services for migratory agricultural workers or seasonal farmworkers 
with disabilities.
    Eligible applicants: State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies 
(SVRAs); nonprofit agencies working in collaboration with the SVRAs; 
and local agencies administering vocational rehabilitation programs 
under written agreements with SVRAs.
    Deadline for transmittal of applications: December 9, 1996.
    Deadline for intergovernmental review: February 10, 1997.
    Applications available: October 25, 1996.
    Available funds: $639,274.
    Estimated range of awards: $150,000-$175,000.
    Estimated average size of award: $160,000.
    Estimated number of awards: 4.

    Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this 

    Project period: Up to 60 months.
    Applicable regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR Parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 
81, 82, 85, and 86; and (b) The regulations for this program in 34 CFR 
Parts 369 and 375.
    For applications or information contact: Mary Winkler-Chambers, 
U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW., Switzer 
Building, Washington, DC 20202-2740. Telephone: (202) 205-8435. 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
    Information about the Department's funding opportunities, including 
copies of application notices for discretionary grant competitions, can 
be viewed on the Department's electronic bulletin board (ED Board), 
telephone (202) 260-9950; on the Internet Gopher Server (at gopher://
gcs.ed.gov/); or on the World Wide Web (at http://gcs.ed.gov). However, 
the official application notice for a discretionary grant competition 
is the notice published in the Federal Register.
    Program authority: 29 U.S.C. 777b.

    Dated: October 11, 1996.
Howard R. Moses,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative 
[FR Doc. 96-26935 Filed 10-18-96; 8:45 am]