ACL Assistive Technology State Grants for Protection and Advocacy
To support protection and advocacy services through the systems established to provide protection and advocacy services under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act for the purpose of assisting in the acquisition, utilization, or maintenance of assistive technology or assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Administration For Community Living (Acl), Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Section 5 of the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Designated protection and advocacy agencies in States and outlying areas only.
Persons with disabilities who may benefit from assistive technology services and devices.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. N/A
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The standard application forms are furnished by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Rehabilitation Services Administration. Contact the Program Office for more information.
Applications are reviewed by Department of Health and Human Services staff.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
The grantee may appeal to the Office of Administrative Law/Judges (34 CFR part 81).
How are proposals selected?
Contact the Program Office for information.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used to support protection and advocacy services related to assistive technology services and devices. This program is subject to non-supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate that is referenced under 34 CFR 76-564-76.569.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of Subpart F-Audit Requirements, under 45 CFR Part 75.500, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year. Except as noted in 45 CFR Part 75.500.
As stated in grant or contract terms and conditions, the awardee shall mail accounts, records, and other evidence pertaining to all costs incurred, review other applicable credits acquired under this grant.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching is voluntary. Funds are distributed on a State population basis, with a minimum annual grant of $50,000. Territories receive a minimum of $30,000.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Annual Formula Grants. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic Transfer. Electronic Transfer
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Clare Barnett, Program Specialist, Administration on Community Living, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Protection and Advocacy for Traumatic Brain Injury, Office of Program Support, 330 C Street, SW, Suite 1130-C, Washington, DC 20201. Telephone: (202) 795-7301; Email: email@example.com.
LaDeva T. Harris
330 C Street, SW, Suite 1139-A
Washington, DC 20201 US
(Formula Grants) FY 17$4,450,000.00; FY 18 est $4,800,000.00; FY 19 FY 16$4,450,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
no data available
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Contact the Program Office for this information.
Examples of Funded Projects