Announcements

October 3, 2018
This week kicks off National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of America's workers with disabilities. 2018's NDEAM theme is "America's Workforce: Empowering All."
October 2, 2018
Recently, ACL’s Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities awarded $1.85 million in funding to University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs). The funding includes a grant to establish a new training center supporting people with developmental disabilities and co-occurring serious mental illness, as well as grants to continue efforts to promote diversity and cultural competence across the developmental disabilities network through diversity fellowships and partnerships with minority-serving institutions.
October 2, 2018
ACL's Administration on Aging is announcing $1.5 million in funding over three years to help older Americans age in place by promoting access to home modifications as well as financial literacy for caregivers.    ACL is funding a $250,000 per year cooperative agreement with the University of Southern California's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to address barriers to home modification access and service delivery.
October 1, 2018
  Register for the webinar on October 24 at 3 pm ET.
October 1, 2018
ACL is pleased to welcome Julie Hocker as the Commissioner of the Administration on Disabilities. Hocker brings to the role extensive experience in operational process improvement, risk management, and effectiveness assessment. 
September 28, 2018
ACL has awarded three grants to continue and enhance the collection and analysis of national longitudinal trends pertaining to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities around the issues of state spending for developmental disabilities services, residential services, and employment services. Along with its commitment to continue funding high quality longitudinal research, ACL has emphasized the need for this research to be understandable and usable by the public, including people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD).
September 28, 2018
Join the National Resource Center on Nutrition & Aging for two webinars in October about Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services grants.
September 28, 2018
ACL awarded five new grants totaling $1.96 million over five years (or $392,000 for each grantee) to help develop and test model approaches for enhancing the quality, effectiveness, and monitoring of home and community-based services (HCBS) for people with developmental disabilities. The projects funded by the new grants begin on September 30, 2018. 
September 26, 2018
ACL recently awarded grants totaling $4,877,699 to Adult Protective Services systems in 14 states. The three-year grants will be used to enhance statewide APS systems, evaluate and improve practices, and improve data collection and reporting to ACL’s National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS).
September 25, 2018
The Administration for Community Living has awarded three new grants totaling more than $700,000 to advance elder justice and independent living in Indian Country.

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