Congressionally Directed Spending—Rehabilitation Services and Disability Research


To provide direct funding for activities selected by Congress.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of Education
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, Public Law -Pub. L. 117-103
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Entities identified for Congressionally directed spending or community project funding under the Rehabilitation Services and Disability Research account are eligible.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Individuals with disabilities, students
CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact the program office for additional information.
Award Procedure
The Department will award funds to the named entities for the specified activities. The named entities are required to submit an approvable application.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Applications are reviewed and approved on a rolling basis. The timeline for review of applications depends on the completeness of the submitted applications.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Grant activities must be consistent with the project description in the explanatory statement accompanying the Department’s appropriations act and the regulations in 34 C.F.R 75.104(a).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Annual and Final Report
The audit procedures under 2 CFR 200, Subpart F apply.
In accordance with Section 443 of the General Education Provisions Act, as well as 34 CFR 75.730-732, 34 CFR 76.730-731, and 2 CFR 200.333, grantees must maintain records for 3 years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Varies Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Theresa DeVaughn
US Department of Education, OSERS
400 Maryland Ave, SW, RSA 2800
Washington, DC 20202 USA
Phone: (202) 245-7321
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Formula Grants) FY 22$2,325,000.00; FY 23 est $0.00; FY 24 Estimate Not Available FY 21$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Fiscal Year 2022: Range: $500,000 - $1,225,000; Average: $775,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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