Partnerships in Employment Systems Change

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage state partnerships and systems change efforts that will ultimately contribute to 1) the development of policies that support competitive employment in integrated settings as the first and desired outcome for youth and young adults with

developmental disabilities including intellectual disabilities; 2) the removal of systemic barriers to competitive employment in integrated settings; 3) the implementation of strategies and best practices that improve employment outcomes for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities; and 4) enhanced statewide collaborations that can facilitate the transition process from secondary and post-secondary school, or other pre-vocational settings, to complete employment in integrated settings.
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Developmental Disabilities Projects of National Significance

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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Index.aspx

Additional Information of Eligibility:
42 U.S.C.

15082 (DD Act Section 162) authorizes grants only to "public or private non-profit entities." These include also include the following: Regional Organizations, U. S. Territory or Possession, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions.

Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Index.aspx

Contact:
Larissa CrossenLarissa.Crossen@acl.gov

Agency Email Description:
Grants Policy

Agency Email:
Larissa.Crossen@acl.gov

Date Posted:
2016-05-27

Application Due Date:
2016-07-26

Archive Date:
2016-08-25



Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, is giving nonprofits a no-nonsense way to bring entrepreneurship to the next level. Pencils of Promise is a philanthropic organization that focuses on forming sustainable educational programs, and forging long-lasting, partnerships with communities. The organization aims to increase access to quality education and impact students and their families in high-need communities throughout Laos, Ghana and Guatemala.




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