Funding Opportunity Announcements

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Current ACL Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) are provided below. FOAs are listed in order of the Deadline for Application Submission; therefore, those with the earliest closing date are listed first.

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Find a list of all open ACL funding opportunities at Grants.gov.


FY 2016

Title HHS/ACL/NIDILRR: Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-BI-0142
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 25, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 16, 2016 / Email Carolyn Baron to reserve a spot

Letter of Intent Due:
March 30, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Patricia Barrett

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase I
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-SL-0137
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 25, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 1, 2016, 3:00 pm ET
Call: 1-888-945-5892 / Passcode: 1252401

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase II
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-LE-0130
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 25, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 2, 2016, 3:00 pm ET
Call: 888-324-2681 / Passcode: 2650691

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Senior Medicare Patrol Projects - Empowering Seniors to Prevent Health Care Fraud
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Integrated Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-MP-0147
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 25, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
March 14, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm EST
Call: 866-650-5631 / Passcode: 2687641

Projected Start Date:
June 1, 2016

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Title Empowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities in Tribal Communities through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs Financed Solely by 2016 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2016)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-CS-0129
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 25, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
March 16, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 9, 2016, 1:00pm–2:00 pm ET
Call: 1-800-857-9796 / Passcode: 2321914
Recording available approx 48 hours after the call at: 800-839-2204

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-SI-0158
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 2, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs in Tribal Communities Financed Solely by 2016 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2016)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-FP-0133
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
March 6, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 8, 2016, 1:00pm–2:00 pm ET
Call: 888-469-1285 / Passcode: 1018680
Recording available approx 48 hours after the call at: 866-395-1652

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs) Program on Wireless Technologies
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-RE-0154
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 30, 2016 / Email Carolyn Baron to reserve a spot

Letter of Intent Due:
April 13, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Patricia Barrett

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title National Education and Resource Center on Women and Retirement Planning
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-PN-0153
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 10, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
April 10, 2016

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program: Health and Function

Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program: Employment

Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program: Community Living and Participation
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number Health & Function: HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-AR-0149

Employment: HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-AR-0150

Community Living: HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-AR-0151
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 16, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 11, 2016 / Email Carolyn Baron to reserve a spot

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program (ADSSP): Creating and Sustaining Dementia-Capable Service Systems for People with Dementia and their Family Caregivers
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-DS-0148
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 23, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent:
April 5, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 31, 2016, 2:00pm ET
Call: 1-888-603-7013 / Passcode: 6771328
A recording will be available approximately 48 hours after the call concludes at the following number:
Toll Free Playback Number: 1-888-562-2761

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2016

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Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems Data Center
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0146
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 23, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 14, 2016 / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs) Program on Low Vision and Blindness
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-RE-0155
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 23, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 14, 2016 / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Letter of Intent Due:
April 28, 2016
Please email letter Attn: Patricia Barrett

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0162
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 23, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 14, 2016 / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Employment of Individuals with Disabilities (Research)

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Employment of Individuals with Disabilities (Development)

Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0140

HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0141

Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 24, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 15, 2016, 1:00PM ET / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Letter of Intent Due:
04/29/2016

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title State Grants to Enhance Adult Protective Services
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-EJSG-0167
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 31, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
May 2, 2016

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2016

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Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model Systems National Data and Statistical Center
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0145
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 31, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 19, 2016, 1:00 pm ET / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Integrated Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-ATTF-0164
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 6, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
April 28, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 13, 2016, at 2 pm ET
Audio (MP3, 6.33MB) | Transcript (PDF, 57KB)

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2016

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Title No Wrong Door System Key Elements: Transforming State LTSS Access Functions into a No Wrong Door System for All Populations and All Payers
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Integrated Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-NWPG-0163
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 6, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
April 28, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 21, 2016, at 3 pm ET
Call: 1-763-957-6300 / Webinar Access
Meeting ID Number: 642 027 586 / Password: ACL

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employer Practices Leading to Successful Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-RT-0138
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 7, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
May 13, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Patricia Barrett

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 29, 2016 / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Interventions to Promote Community Living Among Individuals with Disabilities
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-RT-0139
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 7, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
May 13, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Patricia Barrett

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 29, 2016 / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program - Minority-Serving Institution ARRT
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-AR-0156
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 7, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 29, 2016 / Please reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Field Initiated Projects Program: Minority-Serving Institution (MSI)—Research

Field Initiated Projects Program: Minority-Serving Institution (MSI)—Development
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number Research: HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-IFST-0160

Development: HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-IFST-0161
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 14, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
May 6, 2016 / Email Carolyn Baron to reserve a spot

Letter of Intent Due:
May 20, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Marlene Spencer

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Assistive Technology Act National Activities: State Training and Technical Assistance for Assistive Technology Programs and National Assistive Technology Public Internet Site
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Integrated Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-ATTA-0172
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 20, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
May 4, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
April 25, 2016, at 2:00 pm ET
Call: 800-619-8459 / Passcode: 1846862

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2016

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Title Elder Justice Innovation Grants
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-EJIG-0168
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 20, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
May 19, 2016

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2016

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Title Lifespan Respite Care Program: Grants to New States
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Integrated Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-LRLR-0166
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 23, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
May 17, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
May 4, 2016, 3:00 pm ET
Call: 800-475-0219 / Passcode: 7317929

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2016

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Title Lifespan Respite Care Program—Competing Program Expansion Supplements
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Integrated Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-LRLI-0174
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
June 30, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
May 17, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
May 5, 2016, 2:00 pm ET
Call: 888-790-2030 / Passcode: 3602140

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2016

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Title Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging (SUAs) and Tribal Organizations in National Disasters Declared by the President
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-DA-0115
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
September 12, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
Ongoing through September 30, 2016

NOTE: Funding is only available for areas included in a Presidential National Disaster declaration. Only State Units on Aging and federally recognized Tribal Organizations funded under the Older Americans Act in the affected areas may apply for disaster assistance funding.

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FY 2016 Closed

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) National Network
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0143
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 19, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 11, 2016 / Email Carolyn Baron to reserve a spot

Letter of Intent Due:
March 25, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Marlene Spencer

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Americans with Disabilities Act National Network Knowledge Translation Center
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0144
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 19, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
March 11, 2016 / Email Carolyn Baron to reserve a spot

Letter of Intent Due:
March 25, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Marlene Spencer

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title National Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Resource Center Financed Solely by 2016 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2016)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-CS-0127
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 13, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
February 22, 2016

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title National Falls Prevention Resource Center Financed Solely by 2016 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2016)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-FP-0131
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 13, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
February 22, 2016

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Financed Solely by 2016 Prevention and Health Funds (PPHF-2016)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-FP-0132
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 6, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
February 22, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
February 18, 2016, at 12 pm EST
Call: 888-790-2043 / Passcode: Falls
Recording available approx 48 hours after the call at: 866-421-0440

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Empowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs Financed Solely by 2016 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2016)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Announcement Type Initial
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-CS-0128
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 93.048
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 6, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
February 22, 2016

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
February 17, 2016, 4:00–5:00 pm ET
Call: 800-857-1828 / Passcode: 5444880
Recording available approx 48 hours after the call at: 866-395-7264

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title National Information & Referral Support Center
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Announcement Type Initial
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOA-IR-0134
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 93.048
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
April 1, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2016

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Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Projects for Translating the Findings and Products of Disability and Rehabilitation Research and Development into Practice
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-DP-0135
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
March 14, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
February 17, 2016 / Please email letter Attn: Marlene Spencer

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Switzer Research Fellowships Program
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-SF-0136
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
March 14, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
February 3, 2016 / reserve by contacting: Carolyn Baron

Letter of Intent Due:
February 17, 2016
Email letter Attn: Patricia Barrett

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Disabilities
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOD-DD-0121
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 29, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
July 1, 2016

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Title Field Initiated Projects Program (Development)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-IF-0125
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 22, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title Field Initiated Projects Program (Research)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-NIDILRR-IF-0124
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 22, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2016

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Title State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Base Grant
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Independent Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-SA-0123
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 15, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
April 1, 2016

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Title National Limb Loss Resource Center
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Disabilities (AoD)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2016-ACL-AOD-LL-0118
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 8, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
December 18, 2015

Projected Start Date:
April 1, 2016

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Funding Opportunities/Grant Announcements for Previous Years

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Last Modified: 4/25/2016