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Centers for Independent Living: Operationalizing Independent Living Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.432
Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 28, 2021
Application: Aug 27, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Kimball Gray

For grants management or budget questions:
Medea Darrington


The Administration for Children and Families will provide funding for a single entity to strengthen independent living services for people with disabilities from American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) populations by creating and disseminating tools designed for Centers for Independent Living (CIL) that will increase their ability to effectively serve people from these populations.

Expected activities include:

  • Analyze CIL services to AI/AN individuals with disabilities to ensure creation of tools that best meet the needs of AI/AN IL consumers
  • Develop tools that will ensure the array of CIL services are also provided to AI/AN individuals with disabilities
  • Develop a dissemination plan to ensure implementation and sustainability of the tools within the CIL network
  • Work in partnership with key organizations and stakeholders in all activities of the project

Eligible applicants include:

  • Historically Black colleges and universities
  • Hispanic serving institutions of higher education
  • American Indian tribal colleges and universities
  • Other institutions of higher education with at least 50% minority student enrollment
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Expected award: $368,440 per year
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

Applicants are requested, but not required, to email a letter of intent to Kimball Gray by July 28, 2021.

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · American Indian or Alaska Native · Culture and cultural competency · Elderly population · People with disabilities

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