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Phyllis and Milton Berg Family Respite Care Grant
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
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
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
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
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
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
Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Inactive
Grants to support multidisciplinary collaborative teams that offer services and support to individuals with disabilities who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2016
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women
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
Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Demonstration Inactive
Funding to State housing agencies or other appropriate housing agencies to provide long term project-based rental assistance contracts for approximately 2,800 affordable housing units set aside for extremely low-income persons with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2012
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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: 9/27/2017