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Rural People with Disabilities – Funding & Opportunities

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Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Grants for organizations that work to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Transit Planning for All Mobility on Demand Projects
Funding for inclusive transportation planning, development, and implementation with grassroots-driven mobility on demand solutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Rural Community Living Development Mentoring Program Inactive
Apply to serve on a project team that will work with the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities to develop a mentoring and training program to identify and use existing community resources to increase access to needed services for unserved and underserved rural people with disabilities. The project will use a mentorship approach to connect experienced Centers for Independent Living (CILs) already working collaboratively with other community organizations in rural areas with other CILs who would like to learn more about how to do the same.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 20, 2020
Sponsor: Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
Innovations in Accessible Mobility Inactive
Grants for innovative projects that increase accessible transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities. Proposed projects should be ready-to-launch upon receipt of award.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
AARP Community Challenge Inactive
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
Sponsor: AARP
Empowering Communities to Reduce Falls and Falls Risk Inactive
Grants to help communities reduce falls and/or falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs. An emphasis is on projects that will target specific populations, such as rural communities, underserved areas, veterans, caregivers, or Tribal elders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 and deaf individuals who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2020
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women
Innovation in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program Inactive
Grants to support 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: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program Inactive
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 Inactive
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
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

Last Updated: 6/2/2020