Slots: 1. In addition, you may only apply for HRSA-24-042 (DPs) or HRSA-24-041 (NCCT), but not both projects.
Internal Deadline: January 12, 2024
External Deadline: March 11, 2024
Award Type: Cooperative Agreement
Estimated Number of Awards: 1
Anticipated Award Amount: $735,000
Who May Serve as PI:
Link to Award: https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/349425
Process for Limited Submissions
PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Research Initiatives and Infrastructure (RII) Application Portal: https://rii.usc.edu/oor-portal/. Use the template provided here: RII Limited Submission Applicant Template
Materials to submit include:
- (1) Two-Page Proposal Summary (1” margins; single-spaced; standard font type, e.g. Arial, Helvetica, Times New Roman, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 2-page limit will be excluded from review. You must use the template linked above.
- (2) CV – (5 pages maximum)
Note: The portal requires information about the PIs in addition to department and contact information, including the 10-digit USC ID#, Gender, and Ethnicity. Please have this material prepared before beginning this application.
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Transition3 for Youth with Autism and/or Epilepsy program, which includes the Transition for Youth with Autism and/or Epilepsy Demonstration Projects (DPs) (HRSA-24-042) and the National Coordinating Center on Transition (NCCT) (HRSA-24-041). The purpose of this program is to develop and advance national, state, and local/community-level frameworks that support successful transition from child to adult serving systems4 for youth with autism and/or epilepsy who have complex health and social needs and require a higher level of family support and coordination (YAES).5 This announcement includes instructions for applying to two separate awards. You may only apply for HRSA-24-042 (DPs) or HRSA-24-041 (NCCT), but not both projects. HRSA will not consider funding applicants who apply to more than one funding opportunity number or focus areas.
The goal of this program is to improve outcomes including quality of life and well-being for YAES and their families/caregivers transitioning from child to adult systems. These systems include but are not limited to post-secondary education, inclusive post-secondary education, employment, community, independent/daily living, and healthcare.6 The target population for this program is characterized as YAES between the ages of 13 and 26 who have co-occurring conditions, intellectual disabilities, experience challenges in social cognition, communication, interpersonal skills, and/or behaviors7 8 9 and require a higher level of family support and coordination.
HRSA-24-041: National Coordinating Center on Transition (NCCT) will support HRSA-24-042 (DP) recipients in meeting their program objectives, and to provide national leadership to improve transition outcomes for YAES and their families/caregivers through training, technical assistance, evaluation, and the development and dissemination of resources to transition stakeholders.
HRSA-24-041 (NCCT) Objectives:
1) By August 2029, increase by 50% the percentage HRSA-24-042 recipient-identified YAES successfully transitioning to adult serving systems.
2) By August 2029, increase to 100% the HRSA-24-042 recipients’ knowledge of sustainable and scalable transition strategies as a result of the technical assistance provided by the NCCT.
3) By August 2029, increase to 100% key stakeholders’ knowledge of transition-related issues as a result of the technical assistance provided by the NCCT.
Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for more updates and other announcements.