U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Community Living (ACL) - Administration on Aging (AoA)
Cooperative agreement to a USA nonprofit, local, state, or tribal government, organization, institution of higher education, or hospital for support services for programs that assist family caregivers of children and adults with special needs. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.
The U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL), Administration on Aging (AoA), is providing this competitive grant opportunity to eligible entities for implementing the requirements of the Technical Assistance and Resource Center (TARC) as authorized in the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-442). Lifespan Respite Care programs are coordinated systems of accessible, community-based respite care services for family caregivers of children or adults of all ages with special needs.
Through this funding opportunity announcement, ACL/AoA plans to award one (1) Cooperative Agreement to provide technical support to the Lifespan Respite Care Program, its grantees and the national effort currently under way to ensure the availability of, and access to, comprehensive high quality respite care services and information for family caregivers across the lifespan. The successful applicant should expect considerable involvement of the ACL/AoA Federal Program Officer responsible the Lifespan Respite Care Program in all aspects of TARC implementation and operation.
The applicant must possess direct in-house experience and expertise to carry out the desired activities described in this funding opportunity announcement and must demonstrate the support and active involvement of a range of stakeholders to fully achieve the desired outcomes.
In FY 2020, ACL/AoA will fund one (1) new Cooperative Agreement to further develop and expand the capacity and reach of the National Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance and Resource Center (TARC). The focus of the National Lifespan Respite TARC is expected to be multi-faceted. The primary objectives of the National Lifespan Respite TARC and the priorities to be carried out by the successful applicant (grantee) are as follows:
For more information on activities and objectives, see pages 4-5 in the Announcement Module document in Attached Files below.
GrantWatch ID#: 188775
Award Ceiling: $330,000 Per Budget Period
Award Floor: $250,000 Per Budget Period
Length of Project Period: 60-month project period with five 12-month budget periods
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
US Department of Health & Human Services
Administration for Community Living
Administration on Aging
Grants Management Specialist
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