The Foundation's program, Improving Service Systems for People with Disabilities, was designed to strengthen the capacity of community-based agencies run by and for people with physical disabilities to create comprehensive systems of services for this population.Under this grant, the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living will undertake the planning necessary to: (1) develop and implement an independent living educational program for practitioners, insurers, employers, consumers and others; (2) provide independent living services in in-patient and out-patient settings; (3) provide services in a transitional living center apartment in the rehabilitation facilities; and (4) develop financing diversification strategies including equipment repair, and creation of a Community Development Corporation to assist in self-employment opportunities. The Year I products will include a market or needs assessment and an implementation plan.
Amount Awarded $100,000.00
Awarded on: 10/25/1990
Time frame: 12/1/1990 - 1/31/1992
Grant Number: 17464