Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program
ID: 354689Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

Administration for Community Living (HHS-ACL)

Award Range

$100K - $700K

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofits Without 501(c)(3) Status

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Jun 13, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Aug 12, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The Administration for Community Living is offering a forecasted grant opportunity titled "Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program" (AT AFP). This program aims to support the purchase of assistive technology (AT) devices and services through various financing options such as low-interest loan funds, interest buy-down programs, revolving loan funds, loan guarantees, or insurance programs. The AT AFP grant awards require applicants to prioritize consumer choice and control, incorporate credit-building activities, and ensure access to AT devices and services for individuals with disabilities. State agencies and community-based disability organizations are eligible to compete for these grants. The estimated total program funding is $1,970,000, with an expected number of three awards. The award ceiling is $700,000, and the award floor is $100,000. The application deadline is yet to be announced. For more information and to apply, visit the following link: Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program.

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