Social Security Disability Research Consortium

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Social Security Disability Research Consortium: As authorized under section 1110 of the Social Security Act, SSA announces the solicitation of competitive applications for a five year cooperative agreement for a Disability Research Consortium (DRC). SSA seeks applications in support of the DRC that will serve as a national resource fostering high quality research, communication, and education on matters related to disability policy. The DRC is an interdisciplinary extramural policy research program funded by the Social Security Administration (SSA) through a cooperative agreement. In addition to research, the DRC will disseminate research results and train graduate students and junior faculty. The expectation is that the DRC will foster more collaborative research across federal agencies as well as more collaboration among researchers in the federal government, academia, and research centers. Another important expectation is that research results will help policymakers improve service delivery, enhance coordination of services across programs, build on complementarities across programs, eliminate duplication and waste, and advance cooperation across federal agencies that serve people with disabilities.
Federal Grant Title: Social Security Disability Research Consortium
Federal Agency Name: Social Security Administration
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DRC-DRC-12-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 96.007
CFDA Descriptions: Social Security_Research and Demonstration
Current Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2012
Posted Date: Mar 01, 2012
Creation Date: Mar 01, 2012
Archive Date: May 30, 2012
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
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 - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Research organizations, university and associations of research organizations , and universities only in the US are eligible to apply.
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