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Assistive Technology Act National Activities: National Assistive Technology Data Analysis and Reporting Assistance

Grant ID
292565
Grant Category
HHS-ACL
Opportunity ID: 292565
Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACL-CIP-ATTA-0223
Opportunity Title: Assistive Technology Act National Activities: National Assistive Technology Data Analysis and Reporting Assistance
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:  
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:  
CFDA Number(s): 93.464
Eligible Applicants: State governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible Applicants: Public or private nonprofit or for-profit organizations, including institutions of higher education, that have (directly or through a grant or contract)-- (a) Experience and expertise in administering State assistive technology programs; (b) Experience in collecting and analyzing data associated with implementing required and discretionary activities; (c) Expertise necessary to identify additional data elements needed to provide comprehensive reporting of State activities and outcomes; (d) Experience in utilizing data to provide annual reports to State policymakers; and (e) Experience and expertise in providing technical assistance. Note: An eligible entity can demonstrate its experience and expertise on its own or through proposed subcontracts with other entities that demonstrate the relevant experience and expertise. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Agency Code: HHS-ACL
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Community Living
Posted Date: Mar 17, 2017
Last Updated Date: Mar 17, 2017
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: May 15, 2017
Fiscal Year: 2017
Award Ceiling: $350,000
Award Floor: $300,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $317,148
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description:

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) proposes a discretionary grant competition under section 6(b) of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as Amended (AT Act), to fund one grant to develop, implement and maintain a day-to-day data collection tool and an aggregate data collection system that will feature an ad hoc query for state and national reporting. The grantee will provide technical assistance and training to entities under Section 4 of the AT Act to collect and report data on their activities, including developing data collection capacty at the state level. ACL takes this action to assist the entities funded under section 4 of the AT Act to administer and manage their programs in order to improve their peformance, to provide information to the public, and to increase access to and acquisition of AT devices and services for individuals with disabilities and older Americans.

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