Program Office: Office of Special Education Programs
CFDA Number: 84.380
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
This program is intended to provide opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to engage in sports training and competitive activities, leading to improvements in the quality of life.
Types of projects are: (1) activities to promote the expansion of Special Olympics, including activities to increase the participation of individuals with intellectual disabilities and (2) the design and implementation of Special Olympics education programs, including character education and volunteer programs that support the purposes of the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, which can be integrated into classroom instruction and are consistent with academic content standards.