Diversity Leadership Institute

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Diversity Leadership Institute: As the ethnic and racial diversity of the population in the United States (U.S.) has increased, so has the number of individuals with disabilities. By 2050, there will be no ethnic majority in the U.S. and to ensure that the unprecedented growth of diverse communities, including people with disabilities, yields future prosperity, an inclusive training, staffing and technical assistance agenda that truly reflects our nation’s rich diversity is essential. Achieving cultural and linguistic competence and enhancing diversity requires strong and informed leadership to spur the necessary changes within systems, organizations, policies, and practice. Without committed and effective leadership, these efforts typically stall. There is a need for leaders with the energy, knowledge, and skills to guide the difficult work of advancing and sustaining cultural and linguistic competence within programs concerned with developmental disabilities. The Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) plans to award funding for one organization to design a Diversity Leadership Institute to respond to this need and offer interactive forums and multiple modalities (face-to-face and web-based) to explore the unique role of those who currently lead or are interested in leading cultural and linguistic competence and diversity efforts within their setting.
Federal Grant Title: Diversity Leadership Institute
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2014-ACL-AIDD-DI-0076
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.631
CFDA Descriptions: Developmental Disabilities Projects of National Significance
Current Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2014 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2014 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: May 8, 2014
Creation Date: May 8, 2014
Archive Date: Jul 19, 2014
Total Program Funding: $225,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $225,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $225,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Private institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
County governments
State governments
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
City or township governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Independent school districts
Additional Information on Eligibility
Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations 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
Larissa Crossen Larissa.Crossen@acl.gov
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Administration for Community Living 202-357-3436
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