HHS – Native Americans and Caregiver Support Program (2014)

Description: The ACL/AoA is responsible for administering Title VI of the Older Americans Act (OAA). Through this title, grants are awarded to Indian tribal organizations representing federally recognized Tribes and public or nonprofit private organizations that have the capacity to provide services to Native Hawaiians for providing nutritional and supportive services to at least 50 Indian and Native Hawaiian elders age 60 and older under Parts A and B and family caregiver support services under Part C. The goal of these programs is to increase home and community based services to older Indians, Alaska Natives and native Hawaiians, that respond to local needs and are consistent with evidence-based practices.

As a supportive service, legal assistance and ombudsman services may be provided, but are not required.

Funding Title: Grants for Native Americans and Native American Caregiver Support Program

Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes

Target Population: Older Indians, Alaska Natives and native Hawaiians

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

How to Apply: http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/docs/2014/FY2014_TitleVI_PA_Attachment_A.pdf

Current Closing Date for Applications: 12/03/2013

Award Ceiling: The amount of the grant is based on this number of Indians, Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiians age 60 and older in the proposed service area

Eligible Applicants: Federally recognized Indian tribal organizations

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds: OAA as amended and 45 CFR, Part 74 and Part 92

Link to Full Announcement: http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/docs/2014/FY2014_TitleVI_PA_Optional_Application_Guideline.pdf

Contact Information: For further information/questions regarding your application, contact Cynthia I. LaCounte: telephone (202) 357-0148; fax (202) 357-3560; email Cynthia.laCounte@acl.hhs.gov.

Categories: Department of Health and Human Services, Elderly, Express Language for Legal Aid, Housing, Native American, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Native Americans

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