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 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: The objectives of this new funding opportunity is to provide financial assistance to the territories of American Samoa and Guam to provide, expand and improve the provision of independent living services in each respective territory.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. Required core services include:•Information and referrals; •Independent living skills training; •Peer counseling;•Individual and systems advocacy; and •Services that facilitate from nursing homes and other institutions to the community, assistance to individuals at risk of entering institutions, and transition of youth to postsecondary life. The problem that will be addressed is that there is currently no center for independent living (CIL) funded in American Samoa or Guam. The target population is individuals with disabilities. The CIL shall use the funds to provide services to individuals with a range of significant disabilities. The CIL shall (1) facilitate the development and achievement of independent living goals; (2) work to increase the availability and improve the quality of community options for independent living; (3) provide independent living services; (4) conduct activities to increase the capacity of communities within the service area of the CIL to meet the needs of individuals with significant disabilities; and (5) conduct resource development activities to obtain other funding. Applicants should be prepared to demonstrate that they can comply with standards and assurance as outlined in section 725 of Subchapter C of title VII of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended 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 (HHS-ACL)
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACL-AOD-IL-0288
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.432
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 7th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 7th, 2018
Posted Date: March 6th, 2018
Creation Date: March 6th, 2018
Archive Date: June 6th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $249,142
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $154,046
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $95,096
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 6th, 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
This funding opportunity is to establish Centers for Independent Living (CIL) in American Samoa and Guam.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Elizabeth Akinola

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