National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

Quick Facts

Due DateJuly 1, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUp to $ 765,152
Category of Funding ActivityIncome Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants
  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below) - Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Program Description

ACL has identified the following targets to establish a vision for activities of the NCEA. ACL does not expect the NCEA grantee to address all of the targets each year. At a minimum, applicants must identify how they propose to meet the “core targets” for the NCEA (as established in statute), as well as any other targets they have identified as the highest priority to accomplish: Core Targets “Core Targets” are those activities that are required to be carried out by Section 202(d) of the OAA. Serve as a national authority on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation; Annually compile, publish, and disseminate a summary of recently conducted research on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (202(d)(2)(a)); Develop and maintain an information clearinghouse on all programs (including private programs) showing promise of success for the prevention, identification, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (202(d)(2)(b)), currently the “NCEA Promising Practices Database”; Compile, publish, and disseminate training materials for personnel who are engaged or intend to engage in the prevention, identification, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (202(d)(2)(c)); Provide technical assistance to State agencies and to other public and nonprofit private agencies and organizations to assist the agencies and organizations in planning, improving, developing, and carrying out programs and activities relating to the special problems of abuse, neglect, and exploitation(202(d)(2)(d)); Research and review state programs and promising practices for adult protective services in order to develop model standards which could be adopted throughout the country (meets Section 202(d)(2)(e)). Secondary Targets “Secondary Targets” are those activities and/or issue areas identified by ACL as having the most relevance to both the identified needs of the field as well as to ACL and HHS strategic priorities. Translate and disseminate relevant research and demonstrations into practice; Facilitate, foster, and/or develop innovative approaches to improving the guardianship system, addressing guardianship abuse, and incorporating the principles of supported decision making into guardianship; Engage in activities to raise awareness of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation; Develop and employ a communications strategy, inclusive of a listserve for professionals (currently the NCEA Elder Abuse Listserv), a system to respond to requests from the public and professionals, and creation and dissemination of information materials (i.e. website content, newsletters, fact sheets, brochures, and/or issue briefs).

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberHHS-2014-ACL-AOA-AB-0069
Funding Opportunity TitleNational Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
Opportunity CategoryIncome Security and Social Services
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateMay 6, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateJuly 1, 2014 (Tuesday)
***Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Application Archive DateJuly 31, 2014 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 765,152
Award AmountUp to $ 765,152
CFDA Number
  • 93.048 - Special Programs for the Aging_Title IV_and Title II_Discretionary Projects

Eligible Applicants

  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below) - Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Program Information Websitehttp://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspx
ContactOffice: Administration for Community Living
Stephanie Whittier Eliason
stephanie.whittiereliason@acl.hhs.gov

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