May is Older Americans Month. Visit ACL's official page to Connect, Create, and Contribute!

Two New Funding Opportunities for Research and Development in Community Living and Participation

February 20, 2018

Two new grant opportunities from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL have been announced under the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects Program (DRRP) for Community Living and Participation.

The purpose of the DRRP 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.

DRRP Community Living and Participation (Research) -- Under this grant, applicants must propose a research project aimed at improving community living and participation outcomes of individuals with disabilities.

DRRP Community Living and Participation (Development) -- Under this grant, applicants must use knowledge and understanding gained from research to create materials, devices, systems, or methods beneficial to individuals with disabilities, including design and development of prototypes and processes.

Please visit the link above for more details about the grant opportunity and application process. These grant opportunities close on April 16, 2018.

To stay current on NIDILRR grant opportunities, please visit and search: NIDILRR or 93.433.

Within ACL, NIDILRR works to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve the abilities of individuals with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community; and to expand society's capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for people with disabilities. NIDILRR conducts its work through grants that support research and development.

By clicking “save,” I acknowledge that all fields marked with an asterisk are required. We ask for your email address so we can contact you for additional information if necessary. Your email address will not be published on the public site. Your name and your comment may remain published on this site indefinitely. We will delete any comments that include vulgar language, hate speech or personal attacks, or which do not pertain to the topic at hand. We also may delete comments that include personal information about another person. If a comment is received that contains non-publishable material, we reserve the right to either edit the comment to remove these elements or to delete the comment.

Last modified on 02/26/2018

Back to Top