UCEDD Tip Sheet

UCEDD Grants Management: Needs Assessment for the UCEDD Core Grant

August 15, 2016

The Series

UCEDD Tip Sheets are intended to provide guidance and share peer practices of specific aspects of UCEDD operations, grant management, and core grant application development. Tip sheets clarify requirements outlined in the DD Act, related federal regulations, and/or AIDD's Quality Review System processes as appropriate; and also share experiences and recommendations from network peers.

UCEDD Grants Management: Needs Assessment for the UCEDD Core Grant

The state/Territory needs assessment is a critical first step in preparing the UCEDD 5-year core grant application (also referred to as the strategic plan). This Tip Sheet provides information specific to planning and conducting the needs assessment, and using the resulting data to inform the core grant application.