University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service

The Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make five-year grants to up to forty- two entities


designated as University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDD).

These grantees carry out four core functions:
(1) interdisciplinary pre-service preparation and continuing education of students; (2) community services, including training, technical assistance, and/or demonstration and model activities; (3) research; and (4) dissemination of information.

UCEDDs are interdisciplinary education, research and public service units of universities, or public or not-for-profit entities associated with universities that implement the four core functions addressing, directly or indirectly, one or more of the areas of emphasis (e.g., quality assurance, education and early intervention, child care, health, employment, housing, transportation, recreation and other services available or offered to individuals in a community, including formal and informal community supports, that affect their quality of life).

Funds made available under this proposed funding opportunity will be used to pay for the Federal share of the cost of the administration and operation of programs designated as UCEDDs.

Agency: Administration for Community Living


Estimated Funding: $22,974,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Section 151(a) of the DD Act of 2000 states that appropriations authorized under section 156(a)(1) of the DD Section 151(a) of the DD Act of 2000 shall be used to make five-year grants to entities in each State designated as UCEDDs to carry out the four core functions of interdisciplinary pre-service preparation and continuing education, community services, research and information dissemination.

Entities eligible to apply for funds under this program announcement are the 42 current AIDD grantees that are designated UCEDDs whose five-year funding will end on June 30, 2017.

System Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

This application is limited to the 42 entities referenced in the Description.

See list of UCEDDs below:AL, The University of Alabama at BirminghamAR, University of ArkansasAZ, ABOR on behalf of Northern Arizona UniversityCA, Children's Hospital Los AngelesCA, Regents of the University of California, Los AngelesCO, University of Colorado, DenverDE, University of DelawareDC, Georgetown UniversityFL, University of MiamiGA, University of GeorgiaHI, University of HawaiiID, Regents of the University of IdahoIN, Trustees of Indiana UniversityKS, The University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.MA, University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolMD, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Inc.MI, Wayne State UniversityMO, Curators of the University of Missouri on behalf of UMKCMS, The University of Southern MississippiMT, University of MontanaNC, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillND, Minot State UniversityNE, University of NebraskaNH, University of New HampshireNJ, Rutgers State University of New JerseyNM, Regents of the University of New MexicoNY, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of YeshivaNY, Westchester Institute for Human DevelopmentOH, University of CincinnatiOH, The Ohio State UniversityOK, University of OklahomaOR, Oregon Health and Science UniversityPA, Temple UniversityRI, Rhode Island CollegeSC, University of South Carolina Research FoundationSD, University of South DakotaTX, University of Texas, AustinUT, Utah State UniversityVI, University of the Virgin IslandsWA, University of WashingtonWV, West Virginia University Research Corporation WY, University of Wyoming Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

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