Building Long-Term Sustainability in State Lifespan Respite Programs

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 5, 2014 (Thursday)
Award AmountUp to $ 120,000
Category of Funding ActivityIncome Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • Others - This is a limited grant competition. Applications will be accepted from, and awards will only be made to, eligible States/state agencies who: · Administer the State’s programs under the Older Americans Act of 1965; or · Administer title XIX of the social Security Act; or · Are designated by the Governor of the State to administer the State’s programs under this title; AND who are · An aging and disability resource center working in collaboration with a state respite coalition or organization; AND · Are one of the following states previously funded with an initial three-year grant: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Program Description

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is providing this competitive grants opportunity to eligible state agencies to further implement and ensure the long-term sustainability of the requirements of the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-442). Successful applicants will be expected to further implement and bring to scale a statewide Lifespan Respite Care Program that is integrated into the state’s long-term services and supports (LTSS) system and fully sustainable beyond the period of Federal funding.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberHHS-2014-ACL-AOA-LI-0078
Funding Opportunity TitleBuilding Long-Term Sustainability in State Lifespan Respite Programs
Opportunity CategoryIncome Security and Social Services
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards14
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateApril 8, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateJune 5, 2014 (Thursday)
***Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Application Archive DateJuly 5, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 1,800,000
Award AmountUp to $ 120,000
CFDA Number
  • 93.072 - Lifespan Respite Care Program

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • Others - This is a limited grant competition. Applications will be accepted from, and awards will only be made to, eligible States/state agencies who: · Administer the State’s programs under the Older Americans Act of 1965; or · Administer title XIX of the social Security Act; or · Are designated by the Governor of the State to administer the State’s programs under this title; AND who are · An aging and disability resource center working in collaboration with a state respite coalition or organization; AND · Are one of the following states previously funded with an initial three-year grant: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin. 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://acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspx
ContactOffice: Administration for Community Living
Greg Link
Greg.Link@acl.hhs.gov

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