The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has updates to a forecasted new funding opportunity that will be open in the near future.
Click the link below to learn about this forecasted funding opportunity that may help with advance planning and preparation to apply.
Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP)
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 on Assistive Technology to Promote Independence and Community Living: Under this particular DRRP priority, NIDILRR aims to sponsor research and development activities toward technologies that support community living and independent living of people with disabilities – particularly people who are aging with disabilities. With these DRRP grants, NIDILRR has a particular interest in funding research and development toward technologies that support people with disabilities in rural, frontier, or tribal communities.
This new forecasted grant replaces the following:
- DRRP on Assistive Technology to Promote Independent and Community Living (Research) Forecast
- DRRP on Assistive Technology to Promote Independent and Community Living (Development) Forecast
To stay current on NIDILRR grant opportunities, please visit grants.gov 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.