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Older Individuals who are Blind Training and Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC)

Assistance Listing Number: 84.177Z
Program Type: Discretionary Grant

Program Description 

The purpose of the OIB-TAC is to provide training and technical assistance (TA) to designated State agencies (DSAs) that provide VR services to individuals who are blind and receive grant funding under the IL-OIB program. The program also provides training and TA to other service providers that receive IL-OIB program funding from DSAs to provide services to consumers. Such training and TA is designed to improve the administration, operation, and performance of the IL-OIB program.


State and public or non-profit agencies and organizations and institutions of higher education, that have the capacity to provide training and technical assistance (TA) in the provision of IL services for older individuals who are blind and have demonstrated through their application a capacity to provide the level of training and TA as indicated in the priority section of the Notice Inviting Application, may apply.