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Funding by Topic: People with disabilities

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Centers for Independent Living: Operationalizing Independent Living Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Inactive
Funding for a single entity to strengthen independent living services for people with disabilities from American Indian/Alaskan Native populations by creating and disseminating tools designed for Centers for Independent Living that will increase their ability to effectively serve people from these populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2021 Equity and Accessibility Transportation Planning Grant Inactive
Planning grants that address transportation equity, inclusion, and accessibility for diverse older adults and people with disabilities. Another focus area is social isolation caused by COVID-19. Consideration will be given to geographic diversity, which will be achieved by awarding in different states and ensuring a mix of urban, suburban, rural, frontier, and tribal grants.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Grants to States and Communities Inactive
Grants to support the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service systems in states and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program Inactive
Grants to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and living with disabilities, with a focus on helping them regain and/or maintain their independence to alleviate critical health, life, and safety issues. Applicants from rural and other geographic areas that lack reliable internet access may request a waiver from the electronic submission requirement through HUD's Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21) Inactive
Funding for exploratory/developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology improves healthcare quality and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
NextFifty Initiative Flexible Support Grants Inactive
Grant offering flexible funding to organizations working to improve the lives of adults age 50 and older, including those living rural areas and other vulnerable communities. At least 80% of the NextFifty grants must benefit people in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, 80% of grants must benefit those in Colorado
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: NextFifty Initiative
Oregon Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects that address the most pressing challenges in Oregon, including COVID-19, systemic racism and racial injustice, wildfires, and the under-investment and lack of infrastructure in under-resourced rural and marginalized communities across the state
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation
Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) Program Assistance Inactive
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to enable them to improve and expand capacity to serve Native Americans and low-income individuals. Priority will be given to applications that: (1) address educational equity for rural students, students with disabilities, and students experiencing homelessness; and (2) address the impact of COVID-19 on academic and mental health challenges for students from low-income backgrounds, students of color, English learners, students with disabilities, and students living in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Competitive Grant: Housing as an Intervention to Fight AIDS Inactive
Funding to create and implement new projects that align with initiatives aimed at ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic using housing as an intervention in ending the epidemic. HUD is looking to fund innovative projects including community-level coordination, data collection with emphasis on stable housing and positive health outcomes, culturally competent approaches to providing housing and services, and a systemic approach to advance equity in underserved communities that can serve as a national place-based model.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program Inactive
Funding to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers of rural, frontier, and underserved populations, providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services