The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking applications for its Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Employment of Individuals with Disabilities (Development).
The purpose of NIDILRR’s Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).
Under this particular DRRP priority, applicants must propose a development project that is aimed at improving the employment outcomes of individuals with disabilities. In carrying out a development activity under this program, a grantee must use knowledge and understanding gained from research to create materials, devices, systems, methods, measures, techniques, tools, prototypes, processes, or intervention protocols that are beneficial to the target population.
- Estimated Total Funding: $ 500,000
- Expected Number of Awards: 1
- Award Ceiling: $ 500,000 Per Budget Period
- Award Floor: $ 495,000 Per Budget Period
- Length of Project Period: 60-month project period with five 12-month budget periods
- Eligible Applicants:
- County governments
- Independent school districts
- Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments)
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Private institutions of higher education
- City or township governments
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- State governments
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Special district governments
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Additional Information on Eligibility:
- States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations; IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330324