Living Independently and Be Included in the Community (LIBC)

The summary for the Living Independently and Be Included in the Community (LIBC) 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 Armenia USAID Yerevan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Living Independently and Be Included in the Community (LIBC): Potential illustrative activities are included below: Development and effective implementation of deinstitutionalization strategies and plans to transition away from institutional care settings for persons with disabilities; Provision of accessible, affordable, and sustainable community-based support and services to facilitate persons with disabilities living independently and being included in the community; Development and/or effective implementation of laws, policies, and practices that support persons with disabilities exercising their legal capacity, freedom of choice, and control over decisions affecting their lives with the maximum level of self-determination and interdependence in society (e.g. through supported vs. substituted decision-making); Establishment and/or strengthening of consumer-controlled disability resource centers (often referred to as “independent living centers” in the U.S.) that promote the full independence and participation of persons with disabilities in society, including through advocacy related to the rights of disabled population; Adoption and/or effective implementation of monitoring mechanisms related to living independently and being included in the community, including ensuring such mechanisms prioritize DPO participation. Projects that address targeted needs of persons with disabilities may be considered. Projects that highlight the needs of marginalized groups, such as women and girls, individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, those with developmental or psychosocial disabilities, and members of the LGBTI community are encouraged. All programs, regardless of implementing partner, must verify significant involvement of persons with disabilities, especially women with disabilities in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project. Activities that support and develop Public Private Partnerships are strongly encouraged.
Federal Grant Title: Living Independently and Be Included in the Community (LIBC)
Federal Agency Name: Armenia USAID Yerevan (USAID-ARM)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: 72011119RFA00001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 30th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: June 30th, 2019
Posted Date: May 30th, 2019
Creation Date: May 30th, 2019
Archive Date: July 30th, 2019
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 30th, 2019
Category Explanation
FY2018 Disability Funding Opportunity
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications should be from qualified U.S. or non-U.S. entities, such as private, non-profit organizations (or for-profit companies willing to forego profits), including private voluntary organizations, universities, research organizations, professional associations, and relevant special interest associations. Local DPOs are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to qualified local DPOs and/or any of the above organization types that directly collaborate with and/or award sub-grants to local DPOs while meeting the requirements for funding.
Grant Announcement Contact
Narine Sarkisian
Phone 37410494364
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