Call for Proposals to NDA Research Promotion Scheme 2013

Call for Proposals for Research on Community Supports
 to Enable People with Acquired or Progressive Disabilities Live Independently

The National Disability Authority (NDA) is the independent statutory advisory body to Government on issues of disability policy and practice. The Research Promotion Scheme is intended to enhance knowledge on key issues relevant to policy or services for people with disabilities. 

This year’s theme is community supports which can enable people with disabilities to remain living independently in the community, with a particular focus on people with acquired or progressive conditions (including episodic conditions).

The research is intended to feed into the significant reform programme underway in disability services. This reform is refocusing these services towards supporting people with disabilities to live ordinary lives in ordinary places.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Thurs, 4 April.

Research grants are expected to be in the region of €20,000 to €25,000, with up to two projects funded.

The NDA are now seeking proposals from disability or research organisations. A key condition is that the organisation is in a position to provide suitable research support and oversight of the project.

The closing date for proposals to the scheme is 12 noon on Thursday, 4 April 2013.

Find Out More

Read the detailed terms and guidelines and download the application form now.

Further information from Damhnait O'Malley, (01) 608 0405, or