(3)   In addition, the Secretary considers the following factors:

(i)    The extent to which the key personnel and other key staff have appropriate training and experience in disciplines required to conduct all proposed activities (3 points).

(ii)   The extent to which the commitment of staff time is adequate to accomplish all the proposed activities of the project (3 points).

(j) Adequacy and accessibility of resources (4 points).

(1)   The Secretary considers the adequacy and accessibility of the applicant’s resources to implement the proposed project.

(2)   In determining the adequacy and accessibility of resources, the Secretary considers the following factors:

(i)    The extent to which the applicant is committed to provide adequate facilities, equipment, other resources, including administrative support, and laboratories, if appropriate (2 points).

(ii)   The extent to which the facilities, equipment, and other resources are appropriately accessible to individuals with disabilities who may use the facilities, equipment, and other resources of the project (2 points).

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NOTE: After the substantive review by the committee, but before publication of this report, NIDRR changed the function of Part 350 subcriteria. Selection criteria from Part 350 continue to use subcriteria but no longer include a breakdown of main criteria point values across the subcriteria (similar to the criteria from Part 359).
SOURCE: NIDRR 2009 Application Kit for DRRP 84.133A-4, Center on the Effective Delivery of Rehabilitation Technology by State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies to Improve Employment Outcomes.



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