Information and Planning: Understanding the Capacity of the Aging Network

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
April 5th, 2024
Close Date
June 5th, 2024
Total Funding
$250,000.00
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Award Floor
$200,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
HHS-2024-ACL-AOA-PPUC-0122

Agency

Administration for Community Living (HHS-ACL)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Income Security and Social Services

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is offering a cooperative agreement grant opportunity titled "Information and Planning: Understanding the Capacity of the Aging Network". This grant aims to enhance the understanding of the Aging Network by documenting and reporting on the activities and expertise of Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), Tribal Organizations, and other organizations in health and the delivery of community-based services and supports. The Aging Network plays a crucial role in strategic planning, program development, and service delivery for older Americans. This funding opportunity seeks to broaden the knowledge base of the Aging Network around ACL priorities such as caregiving, housing, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The grant has an award ceiling of $250,000 and an award floor of $200,000. The deadline for electronically submitted applications is June 5, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET. For more information and to apply, visit the following link: https://www.acl.gov/grants/applying-grants.

Description

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) intends to award one cooperative agreement designed to better understand and address the needs of the Aging Network by documenting and reporting on Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), Tribal Organizations, and other organizations activities and expertise in health and the delivery of community-based services and supports.The Aging Network reaches into every community in the nation, playing a vital role in strategic planning, program development and administration, and service delivery. To ensure that older Americans have access to high quality aging services, the Aging Network must constantly review its programs and explore ways to innovate and enhance program design and delivery. There is an ongoing need to understand and document the activities that are undertaken in the Aging Network as its members grow and advance to accommodate the ever-evolving needs of the communities they serve. This funding announcement seeks to broaden the knowledge base of the Aging Network around ACL priorities, such as caregiving, housing, diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as other critical issues. The primary goal is to increase ACL and the Aging Network’s understanding of how AAAs, Tribal Organizations, and other agencies as appropriate, are adapting, enhancing, and expanding services and supports to meet current and future needs of older adults and their caregivers.

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