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Knowledge Translation Program


Generating new knowledge is central to NIDILRR's mission, but new knowledge that is not used or adopted in some way is unhelpful. The Knowledge Translation Program helps to ensure that knowledge generated by grantees is used or adopted by its intended users, especially persons with disabilities and their families.

Knowledge Translation: The What, The Why, and The How: PDF (354KB)

How to Apply

  • Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, and other organizations and/or agencies.

  • View a list of NIDILRR funding opportunities and application kits. Note: After clicking on this link, all of NIDILRR’s forecasted and posted funding opportunities will be displayed. To view only Knowledge Translation funding opportunities, type KT in the Keyword(s) box and then hit the Search button.

  • As a rough guideline, check the preceding link between October and April every year.

  • View the Guide to Applying for some helpful application tips.



Contact Linda Vo at NIDILRR if you have questions about the Knowledge Translation Program funding mechanism.

Last modified on 09/28/2023

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