Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Research)

Opportunity ID: 300060
Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACL-NIDILRR-DPCP-0271
Opportunity Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Research)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.433
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: States; public or private agencies, including for-profit agencies; public or private organizations, including for-profit organizations, IHEs; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Agency Code: HHS-ACL
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Community Living
Posted Date: Jan 12, 2018
Last Updated Date: Jan 12, 2018
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Jan 31, 2018
Fiscal Year: 2018
Award Ceiling: $475,000
Award Floor: $475,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $475,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The purpose of NIDILRR’s Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers 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, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act). Under this particular DRRP priority, applicants must propose a research project that is aimed at improving community living and participation outcomes of individuals with disabilities. In carrying out a research project under this program, a grantee must identify one or more hypotheses or research questions and, based on the hypotheses or research questions identified, perform an intensive, systematic study directed toward producing (1) new or full scientific knowledge, or (2) understanding of the subject or problem studied. Please note that this is the Funding Opportunity for field-initiated DRRP research projects in the community living and participation domain. NIDILRR plans to make one field-initiated DRRP award in the community living and participation domain. NIDILRR’s field-initiated DRRP award in the community living and participation domain may be a research project or a development project, depending on the ranking of applications provided by the peer review panel.
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