Centers for Independent Living: Operationalizing Independent Living Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Income Security and Social Services
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Consistent with Sec. 21, eligible applicants will be limited to a historically Black college or university, a Hispanic-serving institution of higher education, an American Indian tribal college or university, or another institution of higher education whose minority student enrollment is at least 50 percent. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement. Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.
Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living
Feb 25, 2021
Last Updated Date:
Feb 25, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:
Mar 22, 2021
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
ACL will award a two year grant to identify and transfer lessons learned from the Native American Independent Living Demonstration project (NAILD) and operationalize them into specific tools to increase the effectiveness of activities and services for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations served by federal programs with a focus on Centers for Independent Living (CILs). The project will: Conduct a comprehensive analysis of services and activities conducted by NAILD projects, identifying key components to improving services and activities specific to AI/ANs with disabilities; Create and disseminate tools based on the findings from the analysis; and Provide technical assistance on the tools developed to assure successful implementation. The project will be expected to identify key measurable capacities of CILs to be improved. The project will also be required to work collaboratively with existing technical assistance and resource centers across the Administration for Community Living and other identified federal programs to prioritize strategies and dissemination ensuring long-term utilization of lessons learned and related tools.
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