Empowering Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Manage Their Healthcare Transitions
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
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
Additional Information on Eligibility:
The Developmental Disabilities Act of 2000 states that awards can be made "to public or private nonprofit entities for projects of national significance relating to individuals with developmental disabilities." 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
Mar 29, 2021
Last Updated Date:
Mar 29, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:
Apr 10, 2021
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
The Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Administration on Disabilities (AoD) seeks to fund one (1) five-year grant to create a national, person-centered, culturally competent healthcare transition resource center for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). The center will work to increase self-determination, independence, and quality of life for youth with ID/DD as they transition into adult models of care. The center will also provide resources for family members, guardians, and other support networks in order to assist youth with ID/DD with this transition.
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