The term “individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability (as defined in section
12102 of title
(2) Individuals with disabilities
The term “individuals with disabilities” means more than 1 individual with a disability.
The Secretary shall make grants to nonprofit organizations, or to a consortium of nonprofit organizations, to expand and enhance employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities in rural areas.
To be eligible to receive a grant under this section, a nonprofit organization or consortium of nonprofit organizations shall have—
(1)a significant focus on serving the needs of individuals with disabilities;
(2)demonstrated knowledge and expertise in—
(A)employment of individuals with disabilities; and
(B)advising private entities on accessibility issues involving individuals with disabilities;
(3)expertise in removing barriers to employment for individuals with disabilities, including access to transportation, assistive technology, and other accommodations; and
(4)existing relationships with national organizations focused primarily on the needs of rural areas.
A grant received under this section may be used only to expand or enhance—
(1)employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities in rural areas by developing national technical assistance and education resources to assist small businesses in a rural area to recruit, hire, accommodate, and employ individuals with disabilities; and
(2)self-employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for individuals with disabilities in a rural area.
(e) Authorization of appropriations
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $2,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.
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