[Federal Register: February 3, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 22)]
[Page 4988-4989]
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[CFDA No.: 84.264B]

Rehabilitation Continuing Education Programs; Notice Inviting
Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 1997

PURPOSE OF PROGRAM: To support cooperative agreements for training 
centers that serve either a Federal region or another geographic area 
and provide a broad, integrated sequence of training activities 
throughout a multi-State geographical area.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: States and public or nonprofit agencies and 
organizations, including Indian tribes and institutions of higher 

    Note: Applications are invited for the provision of training for 
Department of Education Regions II, IV, and X only.

    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 4, 1997.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: June 4, 1997.
    Applications Available: February 5, 1997.
    Available Funds: $1,500,000.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $475,000-$500,000
    Estimated Average Size of Award: $500,000.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 3.

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

    Maximum Award: In no case does the Secretary make an initial award 
greater than $500,000 for a single budget period of 12 months. The 
Secretary rejects and does not consider an application that proposes a 
budget exceeding this maximum amount.
    Project Period: Up to 60 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in

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34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, and 86; and (b) The 
regulations for this program in 34 CFR parts 385 and 389.

    Note: The regulations in 34 CFR part 79 apply to all applicants 
except federally recognized Indian tribes.
    Note: The regulations in 34 CFR part 86 apply to institutions of 
higher education only.

FOR APPLICATIONS: To request an application package, please write to 
U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 3038 
Switzer Building, Washington, DC 20202-2649, Attention Joyce R. Jones; 
or call (202) 205-8351.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Steburg, U.S. Department of 
Education, Region IV, PO Box 1691, Atlanta, Georgia 30301. Telephone: 
(404) 331-0530. 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 
    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. 774.

    Dated: January 29, 1997.
Judith E. Heumann,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. 97-2563 Filed 1-31-97; 8:45 am]