Funding Announcement for Traumatic Brain Injury Research

A new grant opportunity from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has been announced under the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects Program (DRRP) for the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System Centers Collaborative Research Project.

The purpose of the DRRP program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities (including international activities) to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities.

The purpose of this project is to improve the lives of people with TBI through a multi-site collaborative research project on a topic related to rehabilitation. It will leverage the capacities of the TBI Model Systems Centers and contribute to the advancement of evidence-based rehabilitation interventions. Eligible applicants must provide a continuum of care for people with TBI, including emergency medical services, acute care services, acute medical rehabilitation services, and post acute services.

Please visit the link above for more details about the grant opportunity and application process. This grant opportunity closes on March 13, 2018.

To stay current on NIDILRR grant opportunities, please visit and search: NIDILRR or 93.433.

Within ACL, NIDILRR works to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve the abilities of individuals with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community; and to expand society's capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for people with disabilities. NIDILRR conducts its work through grants that support research and development.