2024 Enhancing Statewide Falls Prevention Awareness, Strategy, and Collaboration

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 25th, 2024
Close Date
March 25th, 2024
Total Funding
$2,500,000.00
Award Ceiling
$2,500,000.00
Award Floor
$2,500,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
HHS-2024-ACL-AOA-FPSG-0036

Agency

Administration for Community Living (HHS-ACL)

Eligible Applicants

Private Institutions of Higher Education

Funding Category

Health

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Administration for Community Living is offering a cooperative agreement for the "2024 Enhancing Statewide Falls Prevention Awareness, Strategy, and Collaboration" grant. This grant aims to facilitate the development and enhancement of collaborative efforts of state falls prevention coalitions to reduce falls and/or the risk of falls among older adults, adults with disabilities, and their families and caregivers. The selected entity will be responsible for rapidly deploying and managing up to 12 competitive sub-awards, providing technical assistance to a cohort of state falls prevention coalitions, and ensuring that each coalition brings together a diverse group of stakeholders to collaboratively identify state and community needs. The entity will also be required to create and disseminate resources and education, build infrastructure and sustainability, and design an evaluation to assess the impact of the coalitions' efforts on reducing falls and/or the risk of falls. The grant has an award ceiling and floor of $2,500,000, with an estimated total program funding of $2,500,000. Only private institutions of higher education are eligible to apply. The application deadline is March 25, 2024, and electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date. For more information and to apply, visit the following link: https://acl.gov/grants/open-opportunities. For any inquiries, contact Donna S. Bethge at Donna.Bethge@acl.hhs.gov.

Description

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to award a cooperative agreement to a single entity to facilitate the development and enhancement of collaborative efforts of state falls prevention coalitions to reduce falls and/or the risk of falls among older adults, adults with disabilities and their families and caregivers.The entity must have the ability to:rapidly deploy and manage up to 12 competitive sub awards;provide technical assistance to a cohort of state falls prevention coalitions in initiatives which enhance the quality, effectiveness, and proven outcomes of falls prevention activities for older adults and adults with disabilities;ensure that each coalition brings together a diverse group of stakeholders to collaboratively identify state and community needs, create and disseminate resources and education, and build infrastructure and sustainability; anddesign an evaluation to assess the impact of the coalitions' efforts on reducing falls and/or the risk of falls.

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