Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program

The summary for the Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program 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.
Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program: The purpose of the Assistive Technology (AT) Alternative Financing Program (AFP) is to support programs that provide for the purchase of AT devices, such as a low-interest loan fund, an interest buy-down program, a revolving loan fund, a loan guarantee, or an insurance program. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (the Act) requires applicants for these grants to provide an assurance that, and information describing the manner in which, the AFP will expand and emphasize consumer choice and control. The Act provides that applicants should incorporate credit-building activities in their programs, including financial education and information about other possible funding sources. Successful applicants must emphasize consumer choice and control and build programs that will provide financing for the full array of AT devices and services and ensure that all people with disabilities, regardless of type of disability or health condition, age, level of income, and residence, have access to the program.
Federal Grant Title: Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-ATTF-0164
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 320742
CFDA Descriptions: ACL Assistive Technology
Current Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2016 Electronically submitted applications
Original Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2016 Electronically submitted applications
Posted Date: Apr 6, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 6, 2016
Archive Date: Jul 6, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,990,927
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $700,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
State governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
State agencies and community-based disability organizations that are directed by and operated for individuals with disabilities shall be eligible to compete. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Robert Groenendaal robert.groenendaal@acl.hhs.gov
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