Centers for Independent Living Competition

The summary for the Centers for Independent Living Competition 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.
Centers for Independent Living Competition: Centers for Independent Living (CILs) provide services to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities. CILs are consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, non-residential, private nonprofit agencies. Their work focuses on five core services:

Information and referrals;
Independent living 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 postsecondary life.

Applicants should be prepared to demonstrate that they can comply with standards and assurance as outlined in section 725 of part C of title VII of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Pub.L.113-128), and service areas are consistent with the design included in the State Plan for establishing a network of centers.
Federal Grant Title: Centers for Independent Living Competition
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACL-AOD-IL-0175
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 323228
CFDA Descriptions: ACL Centers for Independent Living
Current Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: May 27, 2016
Creation Date: May 27, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 25, 2016
Total Program Funding: $675,970
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $218,997
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $95,096
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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
This funding opportunity is to establish Centers for Independent Living (CIL) in Guam, American Samoa, Colorado and Kentucky. 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/Index.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Veronica Hogan Veronica.Hogan@acl.hhs.gov
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Administration for Community Living 202-795-7360
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