Living Independently and Be Included in the Community (LIBC)

Potential illustrative activities are included below:
Development and effective implementation of deinstitutionalization strategies and plans to transition away from institutional care settings for persons with disabilities; Provision of accessible, affordable, and sustainable community-based support

and services to facilitate persons with disabilities living independently and being included in the community; Development and/or effective implementation of laws, policies, and practices that support persons with disabilities exercising their legal capacity, freedom of choice, and control over decisions affecting their lives with the maximum level of self-determination and interdependence in society (e.g.

through supported vs.

substituted decision-making); Establishment and/or strengthening of consumer-controlled disability resource centers (often referred to as “independent living centers” in the U.S.) that promote the full independence and participation of persons with disabilities in society, including through advocacy related to the rights of disabled population; Adoption and/or effective implementation of monitoring mechanisms related to living independently and being included in the community, including ensuring such mechanisms prioritize DPO participation.

Projects that address targeted needs of persons with disabilities may be considered.

Projects that highlight the needs of marginalized groups, such as women and girls, individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, those with developmental or psychosocial disabilities, and members of the LGBTI community are encouraged.

All programs, regardless of implementing partner, must verify significant involvement of persons with disabilities, especially women with disabilities in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project.

Activities that support and develop Public Private Partnerships are strongly encouraged.

Related Programs

USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas

Agency for International Development


Agency: Agency for International Development

Office: Armenia USAID-Yerevan

Estimated Funding: $3,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
NSF Publication 19-584

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applications should be from qualified U. S. or non-U. S. entities, such as private, non-profit organizations (or for-profit companies willing to forego profits), including private voluntary organizations, universities, research organizations, professional associations, and relevant special interest associations.

Local DPOs are strongly encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to qualified local DPOs and/or any of the above organization types that directly collaborate with and/or award sub-grants to local DPOs while meeting the requirements for funding.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf19584

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
nsarkisian@usaid.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2019-05-30

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2019-07-30



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