HHS National Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention /Adult Protective Services Resource Center

Description:

The purpose of this National APS Resource Center (NAPS RC) is to provide current and relevant information and support to enhance the quality, consistency, and effectiveness of elder abuse prevention activities conducted by APS programs across the country. Domestic public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education, are eligible to apply under this program announcement. To be considered for funding under this program announcement, applicants must demonstrate the following: (a) understanding of and experience operating public health prevention programs; (b) history of work with adult protective services; (c) history of work in elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation issues; (d) experience operating a large resource center serving state-wide, regional, or national audiences and stakeholders; and (e) evidence of an organizational infrastructure capable of effectively supporting technical assistance locally, regionally, and nationally. The use of subcontractors, subgrantees, or consultants to execute the proposal’s programmatic activities may not constitute more than 25% of the total level of effort required to carry out all programmatic activities at any time, as measured by the budget.

Funding Title:    National Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention /Adult Protective Services Resource Center financed by 2013 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2013)

Agency Name:    Department of Health and Human Services

Funding Instrument Type:     Cooperative Agreement

Express Language for Legal Aid:   No

Target Population:    The elderly facing elder abuse

Expected Number of Awards:     1

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    Yes

How to Apply:   Electronically through http://www.grants.govRebecca Mann Rebecca.Mann@acl.hhs.gov

Current Closing Date for Applications: Sept. 9, 2013

Estimated Total Program Funding:   

Award Ceiling:

Award Floor:   

Eligible Applicants:

Domestic public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education, are eligible to apply under this program announcement.

To be considered for funding under this program announcement, applicants must demonstrate the following:

a) Demonstrated understanding of and experience operating public health prevention programs

b) A history of work with adult protective services;

c) A history of work in elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation issues;

d) Experience operating a large resource center serving state-wide, regional, or national audiences and stakeholders;

e) Evidence of an organizational infrastructure capable of effectively supporting technical assistance locally, regionally, and nationally.

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:     

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Information: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=239609

Contact Information:

Rebecca Mann Rebecca.Mann@acl.hhs.gov

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Categories: Domestic Violence, Education Organizations, Elderly, Government Organizations, HHS, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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