Consumer Involvement Fund (CIF) Organization Application Survey
Please take a few moments to complete our survey related to utilizing the Consumer Involvement Fund (CIF). Your response(s) will help us address the needs of people with developmental disabilities and their family members. Your survey and responses will help us achieve our goal of providing financial assistance to Alabamians with developmental disabilities in helping enhance, promote, and support independence, advocacy, productivity, and inclusion. Rate your knowledge of one or more of the following items listed below before attending the requested conference. Thank you for your valuable input. Alternate formats are available upon request. (Please use the translation option at the bottom of this page to translate this information into other languages as needed.)
For the following: 1 = Not Very Much - 5 = A Lot
Knowledge of my disability or my family member’s disability12345
Knowledge of disability related services, programs, supports, etc. 12345
Knowledge of, or use of, advocacy or self-advocacy skills 12345
Knowledge of how to share information with disability or medical professionals, teachers, parents, etc. 12345
Knowledge of, or participation in, public policy or advocacy events or activities related to disability 12345
Knowledge of, or participation in, leadership opportunities such as cross disability boards and coalitions 12345
Knowledge of information (new technology, equipment, services, etc.) that could assist me or my family member with accessing or participating more in the community 12345
Knowledge of current disability related information, skills, etc. 12345
Has your organization used the Consumer Involvement Fund before? YesNo
Has your organization attended this conference/event/activity before? YesNo
If supported by the ACDD to attend this conference, event, or activity, how many hours are you willing to spend sharing any information received with others?
Less than five hoursSix to 10 hoursMore than 10 hoursOther
Is your organization inside the city limits? YesNo
If not, please list the county your organization is in
Demographic Information of Individuals Using the CIF
RACECaucasianAfrican AmericanHispanicNative AmericanAsianOther
PLEASE CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX (REQUIRED):
I am a person with a developmental disabilityI am a parent of a child with a developmental disabilityI am the guardian of a person with a developmental disabilityMy family member is an adult with a developmental disability
GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION (OPTIONAL):
I am a Resident of an Urban Area (More than 50,000 people live there)I am a Resident of a Rural Area (Less than 50,000 people live there)
What conference or event are you seeking funds to attend?
Note: Please provide any information on the event that clearly explains what you want to attend, such as the agenda, brochure, and/or flyer.
Please indicate funds below.
HOW MUCH CAN YOUR ORGANIZATION PAY (YOUR FUNDS)? HOW MUCH FUNDED BY OTHERS (OTHER AGENCIES)? HOW MUCH REQUESTED FUNDS (FUNDING FROM ACDD CIF)?
AIR OR BUS FARE
FUNDS FROM OTHER AGENCIES
FUNDS FROM ACDD CIF