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Family Empowerment and Disability Council

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

Education Code sections 56400-56414 mandate that the California Department of Education establish Family Empowerment Centers (FECs) on Disability statewide and a Family Empowerment and Disability Council. The request for proposals (RFP) seeks a vendor who will serve as the FEC Council. The Council provides assistance to the FECs as specified in Education Code Section 56410; its overall purpose is to develop and maintain a statewide technical assistance and advocacy disability network that consists of the FECs serving parents and families of children with disabilities.


Eligible Applicants Individuals, institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Public or private corporations, agencies, organizations, associations, or individuals may submit proposals in response to this RFP. The bidder must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California. With the exception of bidders whose legal status precludes incorporation (i.e., public agencies, sole proprietorships, partnerships), bidders who are not fully incorporated by the deadline or submitting proposals will be disqualified.
Other Eligibility Considerations N/A
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code sections 56400-56414
Source / Type Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5810 / 8290
Total Available $150,000
Recipient Amount Maximum award amount: $150,000 annually for three years
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula N/A

Important Dates

Date Application Available November 14, 2005
Due Date December 29, 2005
Expected Notification Date January 12, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Allison Smith, 916-327-3932,
Fiscal Allison Smith, 916-327-3932,
Division Special Education Division, 916-445-4613 (phone), 916-327-5233 (fax)
Last Modified: October 26, 2006

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