National Limb Loss Resource Center

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National Limb Loss Resource Center: An estimated 2 million people live with limb loss/limb difference in the United States. Each year an estimated 185,000 amputations are performed in the United States. People with limb loss/limb difference experience many barriers to successful community reintegration and full participation in social life. People with limb loss / limb difference perceive a reduction in their participation in recreational activities and satisfaction at work and feel more impaired in their ability to navigate their community following the amputation of their limb. Additionally, people with limb loss/limb difference often experience anxiety and psychological distress, low rates of workforce re-entry, environmental barriers, and secondary co-morbidities associated with the amputation of a limb (e.g., back pain, arthritis). Furthermore, individuals with limb loss report receiving little information about their rehabilitation from their healthcare provider either before or after their amputation. Through this funding opportunity announcement, ACL plans to award one (1) cooperative agreement for a National Limb Loss Resource Center to ensure the availability of, and access to, the most comprehensive, high quality information and supports for people of all ages living with limb loss/limb difference, their families, and their caregivers. As the number of individuals that experience limb loss increases and the cost of healthcare rises, it is important to ensure that individuals affected have access to the most current, relevant information and supports so that they can make the choices that will benefit their physical and emotional health and overall quality of life. The National Limb Loss Resource Center will: Increase supports and resources available to people living with limb loss/limb differences, their families, and the caregivers through a robust national website containing a wide variety of resources for individuals and families looking for information following an amputation or while growing up with limb differences. Provide educational opportunities, activities, and outreach to all people living with limb loss/limb differences, their families, and their caregivers regardless of age, location, or gender. Collaborate with federal agencies and other national organizations that have a vested interest in the limb loss and limb differences community to reach more people seeking long-term services and supports and employment information. Ensure performance measurements are being captured to develop lessons learned and best practices.
Federal Grant Title: National Limb Loss Resource Center
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living (HHS-ACL)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2019-ACL-AOD-LLRC-0314
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.325
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: February 15th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: February 15th, 2019
Posted Date: December 17th, 2018
Creation Date: December 17th, 2018
Archive Date: March 17th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $3,292,907
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 17th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Domestic public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.acl.gov/grants/applying-grants
Grant Announcement Contact
Elizabeth Leef
Elizabeth.Leef@acl.gov
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