Statewide Independent Living Council Training and Technical Assistance Center

Funding Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is seeking a qualified applicant for a single cooperative agreement to operate the Statewide Independent Living Council Training and Technical Assistance Center (SILC T&TA Center). The Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) T&TA Center will provide expertise in operational and fiscal management, the State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) development and monitoring process, and compliance knowledge for SILCs funded by the Administration on Community Living, US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the authority of section 711A of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The SILC T&TA will also be responsible for demonstrably improving the outcomes of SILCs and coordinating and partnering with other T&TA Centers funded by ACL that provide support to SILCs and advance community living.


  • Letter of Intent: May 22, 2020
  • Application: June 22, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

Domestic public or private non-profit entities including State and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education.

Amount Description

ACL plans to fund one award for up to $243,735 per year, for a total project period of three (3) years, contingent upon availability of Federal funds. ACL will be substantially involved in the grantee’s activities. The terms and conditions for this cooperative agreement are as follows and will be incorporated by reference in the Notice of Award (NOA).

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

June 22, 2020