[Federal Register: December 12, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 238)]
[Notices ]               
[Page 63868-63869]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[CFDA No. 84.133D]

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; National 
Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Notice Inviting 
Applications Under the Knowledge Dissemination and Utilization Program
for Fiscal Year (FY) 1996

    Purpose of Program: The Knowledge Dissemination and Utilization 
Program is designed to support activities that will ensure that 
rehabilitation knowledge generated from projects and centers funded by 
NIDRR and from other sources is fully utilized to improve the lives of 
individuals with disabilities and their families. The final priority 
for this award, entitled ``Regional Disability and Business Technical 
Assistance Centers,'' is published in this issue of the Federal 
Register. Potential applicants should consult the statement of the 
final priority published in this issue to ascertain the substantive 
requirements for their application.
    This notice supports the National Education Goal that calls for all 
Americans to possess the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a 
global economy and exercise the rights and responsibilities of 
    Eligible Applicants: Parties eligible to apply for grants under 
this program are public and private nonprofit and for-profit agencies 
and organizations, including institutions of higher education and 
Indian tribes and tribal organizations.
    Applications Available: December 12, 1995.
    Application Deadline: February 12, 1996.

Estimated Range of Awards:
    Region I: $500,000-525,000
    Region II: $550,000-600,000
    Region III: $550,000-600,000
    Region IV: $650,000-700,000
    Region V: $650,000-700,000
    Region VI: $550,000-600,000
    Region VII: $500,000-525,000
    Region VIII: $500,000-525,000
    Region IX: $600,000-650,000
    Region X: $500,000-525,000

    Estimated Number of Awards: 10 (1 per Department of Education 

    Note: The estimates of funding levels and awards in this notice 
do not bind the Department of Education to a specific level of 
funding or number of grants.

    Project Period: Up to 60 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), 34 CFR Parts 74, 75, 77, 78, 80, 
81, 82, 85, 86; (b) the regulations for this program in 34 CFR Parts 
350 (amended April 5, 1995 (60 FR 17426)), and 355 (amended September 
22, 1993 (58 FR 49419)); and the notice of final priority published 
elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.
    For Further Information Contact: In order to obtain an application 
package, contact William H. Whalen, U.S. Department of Education, 600 
Independence Avenue SW., Switzer Building, Room 3411, Washington, DC 
20202. Telephone: (202) 205-9141. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the TDD number at 
(202) 205-8887.
    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; or on the Internet Gopher Server at 
GOPHER.ED.GOV (under Announcements, Bulletins, and Press Releases). 
However, the official application notice for a discretionary grant 
competition is the notice published in the Federal Register.

    Program Authority: 29 U.S.C. 761a and 762.

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    Dated: December 6, 1995.
Howard R. Moses,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative 
[FR Doc. 95-30129 Filed 12-11-95; 8:45 am]