Funding Opportunity Announcements

ACL Funding Opportunity Announcement Template (DOCX, 148KB)—Document for review and comment per Federal Register Notice

Report Fraud at oig.hhs.govIndividuals are not eligible to apply for ACL funding. Our Help & Resources section provides general resources as well as specific resources for individuals with disabilities, older people, and their families and caregivers.

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.

REMEMBER: Submit required forms with your application as noted in the specific FOAs. The following is a list of ACL’s most frequently required forms:

Additional information and resources can be found in our How to Apply for a Competitive Grant section or on Grants.gov.

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


FY 2017

Title National Ombudsman Resource Center
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-OMRC-0210
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 8, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
June 1, 2017

Back to top

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) National Network Collaborative Research Project
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPAD-0201
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Friday, March 31, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
April 13, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Burn Model System (BMS) Centers Program
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPBU-0203
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
April 14, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPKT-0202
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Friday, March 31, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
April 14, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System Centers Program
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPTB-0204
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
April 14, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs) Program: RERC on Rehabilitation Strategies, Techniques, and Interventions
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-REGE-0214
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Friday, March 31, 2017
Please contact Patricia Barrett to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
April 14, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems (SCIMS) Multi-Site Collaborative Research Project
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-SIMS-0216
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 9, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
April 14, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

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-2017-ACL-AOA-ADSG-0212
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 12, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
March 27, 2017

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Monday, April 3, 2017, 2:30–3:30 pm ET
Call: 877-918-2312 / Passcode: 7962346

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2017

Back to top

Title Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Financed Solely by 2017 Prevention and Health Funds (PPHF-2017)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-FPSG-0206
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 13, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 2:00–3:00 pm ET
Call: 888-566-6179 / Outside US: 517-308-9164
Passcode: 1880150

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2017

Back to top

Title Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Financed Solely by 2017 Prevention and Health Funds (PPHF-2017)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-CSSG-0206
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 13, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 2:00–3:00 pm ET
Call: 888-566-6179 / Outside US: 517-308-9164
Passcode: 1880150

Projected Start Date:
August 1, 2017

Back to top

Title National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-ABRC-0213
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 16, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
April 13, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2017

Back to top

Title National Resource Center for Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA)
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-PPNU-0215
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
May 16, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due:
April 16, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 1, 2017

Back to top

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-2017-ACL-AOA-DA-0187
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
September 15, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Back to top


FY 2017 Closed

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Health and Function
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPHF-0199
HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPHF-0200
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
March 21, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
February 22, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Using Robotics and Automation to Improve Accessible Transportation Options for Individuals with Disabilities
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPGE-0205
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
March 21, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
February 9, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Disabilities (AoD)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-AOD-DDUC-0195
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
March 6, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
July 1, 2017

Back to top

Title Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program: Policy Research Fellowship
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-ARPO-0196
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 28, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Monday, January 23, 2017
Contact Patricia Barrett to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
February 3, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPCP-0197
HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-DPCP-0198
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 21, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Contact Marlene Spencer to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
January 25, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-IFST-0185
Field Initiated Projects Program: Minority-Serving Institution (MSI)- Research

HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-IFST-0186
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 HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-IFST-0185

HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-IFST-0186
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 15, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

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-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-IFDV-0191
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 8, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

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-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-IFRE-0192
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 8, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Back to top

Title 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-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-BISA-0194
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
February 7, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Contact Patricia Barrett to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
January 13, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

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-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-SFGE-0193
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
January 30, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Contact Patricia Barrett to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
January 4, 2017

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-ARCP-0188
Community Living and Participation


HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-ARHF-0189
Health and Function


HHS-2017-ACL-NIDILRR-AREM-0190
Employment
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
January 13, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET

Conference Call for Potential Applicants:
December 5, 2016
Contact Patricia Barrett to reserve a space

Letter of Intent Due:
December 19, 2016

Projected Start Date:
September 30, 2017

Back to top

Title Grants for Native Americans and Native American Caregiver Support Program
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Administration on Aging (AoA)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-TITLEVI-1701
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
January 4, 2017, at 11:59 pm ET
Downloads Program Announcement: PDF (111KB)
Attachment A: Optional Fillable Grant Application: DOCX (305KB)
Attachment B: Part A Program Assurances: DOCX (36KB)
Attachment C: Part B Program Assurances: DOCX (33KB)
Attachment D: Certification Forms: DOCX (38KB)
Attachment E: Map of Service Area: DOCX (15KB)
Appendices A & B: ACL Regional Contact & Service Unit Definitions: PDF (90KB)

Back to top

Title 2017 State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Base Grant
Agency Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Center Center for Integrated Programs (CIP)
Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2017-ACL-CIP-SAPG-0184
Key Dates Deadline for Application Submission:
November 30, 2016, at 11:59 pm ET

Projected Start Date:
April 1, 2017

Back to top


Funding Opportunities/Grant Announcements for Previous Years

Back to top


Last Modified: 4/20/2017