U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Community Living (ACL) - National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)
06/21/22 11:59 PM ET
Cooperative agreement to a USA state, IHE, or for-profit, nonprofit, or tribal organization to establish a resource center that will conduct research and trainings related to health disparities in underserved populations with disabilities. Required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended to improve health and function for individuals with disabilities who are from underserved populations.
The Administrator of the Administration for Community Living establishes a priority for a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) to conduct rigorous research toward new knowledge of, and reduction of disparities in health and function outcomes among people with disabilities whose identities intersect with those of other historically underserved populations. The RRTC must explore and provide detailed information about health and function outcome disparities within its defined target population of people with disabilities, measured across a subpopulation or subpopulations defined by race, ethnicity, LGBTQ+ status, poverty status, or other underserved communities described in Section 2 of Executive Order 13985.
New knowledge generated by this Center must ultimately be used toward development and implementation of evidence-based policies, practices, systems-change initiatives or interventions for reducing disparities in health and function outcomes among the heterogeneous population of people with disabilities. The RRTC must serve as a National Resource Center in the health and function domain to provide research-based training, technical assistance, and dissemination of informational materials to people with disabilities, service providers, and other relevant stakeholders.
As a National Resource Center in the health and function domain, the RRTC must provide guidance and technical assistance to other disability and rehabilitation researchers – toward a field of research that is naturally inclusive of people with disabilities from traditionally underserved communities.
For a list of expected activities, see pp. 12-13 of the NOFO in Attached Files below.
GrantWatch ID#: 203277
Award Ceiling: $933,333 Per Budget Period
Award Floor: $928,333 Per Budget Period
Length of Project Period: 60-month project period with five 12-month budget periods
The anticipated project period start date for this announcement is: 09/01/2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Letters of intent should be sent to: Megan.Alvarado@acl.hhs.gov
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
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