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Rural People with Disabilities Funding & Opportunities

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Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Awards grants to organizations that provide direct services such as transportation, food, shelter, mental health, and physical rehabilitation to disabled veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2018
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities
Grants to support multidisciplinary collaborative teams that offer services and support to individuals with disabilities and deaf individuals who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 15, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2018
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program
Funding to train healthcare professionals to use valid and reliable screening and diagnostic tools, in addition to providing evidence-based interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
A single grant for a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) to conduct research, knowledge translation, training, dissemination, and technical assistance activities to improve outcomes among people with disabilities who live in rural areas, including those from racial and ethnic minority groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program
Grants for projects that offer assistance to foster youth, elder populations, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 Western states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Phyllis and Milton Berg Family Respite Care Grant Inactive
Funding to help alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs) Inactive
Awards funding for the implementation of a Benefits Enrollment Center, which will work to find and enroll eligible Medicare beneficiaries (seniors aged 65+ and adults living with disabilities) into benefit programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 12, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: National Council on Aging
Innovations in Accessible Mobility Inactive
Grants for innovative projects that increase accessible transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2016
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Innovation in Care Integration for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program Inactive
This program supports the implementation of innovative, evidence-informed strategies to integrate care at a system-level within a state for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD), with a special emphasis on medically underserved populations (based on poverty, rural geographic location, and/or populations that experience health disparities).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2016
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Medical Home Implementation for Children with Special Health Care Needs Inactive
Offers funding to support a national resource and technical assistance center to support the implementation of medical home models for children and youth, especially children with special health care needs, children who are medically underserved, and children served by state public health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2013
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Innovative Evidence-based Models for Improving the System of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Inactive
Grants to replicate innovative evidence-based models that improve services for children and youth with special health care needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 31, 2011
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2011
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Last Updated: 1/16/2018