The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) announced a new funding opportunity under the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) Program on employment for people with physical disabilities.
The purpose of the RRTCs (which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program) is to achieve the goals of, and improve the effectiveness of, services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act through well-designed research, training, technical assistance, and dissemination activities in important topic areas as specified by NIDILRR. These activities are designed to benefit rehabilitation service providers, individuals with disabilities, family members, and other stakeholders.
RRTC on Employment for People with Physical Disabilities - The purpose of this particular RRTC is to conduct research, training, and related activities to contribute to improved employment outcomes of people with physical disabilities.
Please visit the link above for more details about the grants and application process. The closing date for applications is March 26, 2018.
To stay current on NIDILRR grant opportunities, please visit www.grants.gov and search: NIDILRR or 93.433.
Within ACL, NIDILRR works to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve the abilities of individuals with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community; and to expand society's capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for people with disabilities. NIDILRR conducts its work through grants that support research and development.