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Family Empowerment and Disability Council

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

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.

Eligibility

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

Funding

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

Contacts

Program Allison Smith
Phone : 916-327-3932
E-mail : asmith@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Allison Smith
Phone : 916-327-3932
E-mail : asmith@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-327-5233

Last Modified: October 26, 2006

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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