North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (NCDVR) and Division of Services for the Blind (NCDSB)
09/25/20 5:00 PM Receipt - Applications received after the Deadline for Applications for Initial Awards will be considered on an ongoing basis contingent on funds availability.
Grants to North Carolina organizations and agencies to provide career counseling and preparation to students with disabilities. Funding is intended to increase access to activities that expose students with disabilities to employment skills and options, self-advocacy, and postsecondary training.
Pre-employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) Required Activities: Any or all of the following five activities provided to students with disabilities: (1) job exploration counseling, (2) work-based learning experiences which may include in-school or after school opportunities, or experience outside of the traditional school setting (including internships), (3) counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or postsecondary educational programs at institutions of higher education; (4) workplace readiness training to develop social skills and independent living; and (5) instruction in self-advocacy, which may include peer mentoring.
Student with a disability: An individual with a disability in a secondary, postsecondary, or other recognized education program who is aged 14-21 years and is (1) eligible for and receiving special education or related services under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or (2) is a student who is an individual with a disability for the purposes of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (34 CFR §361.5(c)(51)). A postsecondary or other recognized education program must result in a recognized postsecondary education credential (RSA-TAC-17-01).
To be considered for an award, applicants must meet all of the following minimum qualifications:
GrantWatch ID#: 192200
The Awards may be issued and then renewed annually for a period not to exceed three (3) years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Questions to: dvr.vrPRE-ETSRACRP@dhhs.nc.gov
Submit applications to:
Electronic (required): dvr.vrPRE-ETSRACRP@dhhs.nc.gov
Mail (required, one full copy with original signature):
NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Attn: Pre-ETS RACRP
2801 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2801
Direct all inquiries concerning this RACRP to the email address above.
USA: North Carolina
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