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U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans
Statute: TITLE I / D / 674 / d

(d) Applications.--

(1) In general.--Any eligible entity that wishes to receive a grant, or enter into a contract or cooperative agreement, under subsection (b) or (c) shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require.

(2) Special rule.--For the purpose of an application for an award to carry out activities described in subsection (c)(1)(D), such eligible entity shall--

(A) be a national, nonprofit entity with a proven track record of meeting the needs of students with print disabilities through services described in subsection (c)(1)(D);

(B) have the capacity to produce, maintain, and distribute in a timely fashion, up-to-date textbooks in digital audio formats to qualified students; and

(C) have a demonstrated ability to significantly leverage Federal funds through other public and private contributions, as well as through the expansive use of volunteers.