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VR 100 Vocational Rehabilitation 1920 - 2020

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Discretionary Grant Information

This page contains information and accompanying handouts for applicants interested in applying for discretionary grants funded through the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). If you have trouble viewing or downloading information please contact the competition manager for a specific grant or send a request for the information you are trying to download to NCRTM@neweditions.net.

General Information for FY 2020 RSA Discretionary Grant Competitions

Pertinent information that generally applies across discretionary grant programs funded through RSA. This information is not repeated in summary of information for program specific competitions.


Important Notices

Final Waiver and Extension of the Project Periods for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program Training and Technical Assistance Center - CFDA 84.250Z; and the Vocational Rehabilitation Training Institute for the Preparation of Personnel in American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services - CFDA 84.315C

The waivers and extensions enable programs under CFDA 84.250Z and CFDA 84.315C to receive funding for an additional period, not beyond September 30, 2021.

Final Waiver and Extension of the Project Period for a Grant that Provides Rehabilitation Short-Term Training to the Client Assistance Program (CAP) - CFDA 84.246K

The Notice of Final Waiver and Extension was approved on 8/21/2020 to enable the Rehabilitation Short-Term Training Client Assistance Program (CAP) under CFDA 84.246K to receive funding for an additional performance period of one year, not to exceed September 30, 2021.

  • Please refer to the Pre-Publication Notice for more information. A link to the Federal Register Notice will appear on this page, once published.

Final Waiver and Extension of the Project Periods for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program - CFDA 84.250K

The waiver and extension enable 29 American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) projects under CFDA 84.250K to receive funding for an additional period, not beyond September 30, 2021.

Withdrawal of Notice Inviting Applications and Cancellation of the Competition for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program - CFDA 84.250N

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) withdraws the notice inviting applications (NIA) and cancels the competition for the FY 2020 American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program under CFDA 84.250N. The Department intends to announce a new competition in FY 2021.


Open Discretionary Grant Competitions

Program specific information and details not contained in the General Information for RSA Discretionary Grant Competitions, will be posted for each competition following publication in the Federal Register.

  • All FY 2020 discretionary grant competitions have closed.



Closed FY 2020 Discretionary Grant Competitions

Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind Training and Technical Assistance - CFDA 84.177Z - Closed 9/3/2020

Innovative Rehabilitation Training - CFDA 84.263D/E/F - Closed 9/3/2020

Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center - Quality Management (VRTAC-QM) - CFDA 84.264J; and
Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center - Quality Employment (VRTAC-QE) - CFDA 84.264K - Closed 9/2/2020

National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT) - CFDA 84.326E - Closed 8/28/2020

American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) Program - CFDA 84.250N - Closed 6/26/2020

Parent Information and Training - CFDA 84.235F - Closed 6/22/2020

Parent Information and Training Program - Technical Assistance for Parent Training and Information Centers - CFDA 84.235G - Closed 6/22/2020

Rehabilitation Long-Term Training - CFDA 84.129B - Closed 6/15/2020



Closed FY 2019 Discretionary Grant Competitions

Innovative Rehabilitation Training - CFDA 84.263C - Closed 8/14/2019

Rehabilitation Long-Term Training - Closed 8/5/2019

Rehabilitation Counseling - CFDA 84.129B

Mental Illness - CFDA 84.129H

Blindness - CFDA 84.129P

Deafness - CFDA 84.129Q

American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) Program - CFDA 84.250M - Closed 7/29/2019

Braille Training - CFDA 84.235E - Closed 7/1/2019