Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project

The summary for the Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Administration for Community Living, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project: As a capacity-building strategy, ILA proposes that the Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project will support Native American Independent Living (IL) Specialists who have similar responsibilities to the non- Native American IL Specialist counterpart in the center for independent living, but with a focus in Indian Country. The Project will provide the independent living core services including: information and referral; skills training; peer counseling; individual and systems advocacy; and services that facilitate transition from nursing homes and other institutions to the community, assistance to individuals at risk of entering institutions and transition of youth to post secondary life. In addition, the Native American IL Specialist will conduct activities such as: • Serve as an information and resource specialist about disabilities to the Tribes in their Area• Gather information about IL needs in Indian Country• Gather data and information about disabilities in Indian Country• Gather information about current tribal efforts at providing assistance to tribal members with disabilities• Serve as a liaison between State IL Programs, the Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs) and Indian Country• Establish inter-agency coalitions in Indian Country to focus on serving the unmet needs of tribal members with disabilities• Serve as an effective advocate and liaison between ACL programs and services and Indian Country.
Federal Grant Title: Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living (HHS-ACL)
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACL-AOD-ILNA-0290
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.432
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 18th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 18th, 2018
Posted Date: March 19th, 2018
Creation Date: March 19th, 2018
Archive Date: June 17th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $378,882
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 19th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
An eligible entity will be a Part C funded center for independent living.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.acl.gov/grants/applying-grants
Grant Announcement Contact
Kimball Gray
kimball.gray@acl.hhs.gov

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