U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Community Living (ACL) - National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
03/23/20 11:59 PM EST
Grants to USA state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, for-profits, IHEs, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations to create technologies to assist individuals with disabilities. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for a wide range of research and development projects that are aimed at improving health and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
In carrying out a development project under this program, a grantee must use knowledge and understanding gained from research to create models, methods, tools, applications, and devices beneficial to the target population, including design and development of protypes and processes.
Priority--DRRP on Health and Function of Individuals with Disabilities:
The Administrator of the Administration for Community Living establishes a priority for a Disability Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) on Health and Function of Individuals with Disabilities. The DRRP must contribute to the outcome of maximizing the health and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
(1) To contribute to this outcome, the DRRP must-
(a) Conduct development activities in one or more of the following priority areas, focusing on individuals with disabilities as a group or on individuals in specific disability or demographic subpopulations of individuals with disabilities:
(i) Technology to improve health and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
(ii) Individual and environmental factors associated with improved health and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
(iii) Interventions that are designed to contribute to improved heath and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities. Interventions include any strategy, practice, program, policy, or tool that, when implemented as intended, contributes to improvements in outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
(iv) Effects of government policies and programs on health and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
(v) Practices and policies that contribute to improved health and function outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
(b) Focus its development on a specific stage of development. If the DRRP is to conduct development that can be categorized under more than one stage, including development that progresses from one stage to another, those stages must be clearly specified. These stages, proof of concept, proof of product, and proof of adoption, are defined in this notice. Applicants must justify the need and rationale for development at the proposed stage or stages and describe fully an appropriate methodology or methodologies for the proposed development.
(c) Conduct knowledge translation activities (i.e., utilization, dissemination) in order to facilitate stakeholder (e.g., individuals with disabilities, employers, policymakers, practitioners) use of the knowledge, interventions, programs, technologies, or products that resulted from the development activities conducted under paragraph (1)(a) of this priority.
(d) Involve key stakeholder groups in the activities conducted under paragraph (1)(a) of this priority in order to maximize the relevance and usability of the development products to be developed under this priority.
GrantWatch ID#: 188079
- Award Ceiling: $500,000
- Award Floor: $495,000
Length of Project Periods: 60-month project period with five 12-month budget periods
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