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2020 Integrated Networks to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs

Grants to USA Nonprofits,Tribal Organizations, Agencies, Hospitals, and IHEs to Improve the Lives of Older People by Preventing Falls

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Community Living (ACL) - Administration on Aging (AoA)

Conf. Date:

12/10/19

LOI Date:

12/16/19

Deadline Date:

01/31/20 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit, faith-based, and tribal organizations, agencies, hospitals, and IHEs to improve the lives of older people and those with disabilities by preventing falls. Funding is intended to address falls using a a multi-faceted approach and a comprehensive strategy, including a combination of clinical and community-based interventions. The purpose of the program is to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that have been proven to reduce falls, fear of falling, and fall-related injuries in older adults.

This funding opportunity has two goals:

  • Goal 1: Strengthen integrated state or regional networks that address the social and behavioral determinants of health of older adults and adults with disabilities.
  • Goal 2: Significantly increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities who participate in evidence-based community programs to reduce falls and falls risk.

Networks should have:

  • The capacity to strategically incorporate evidence-based falls prevention programs within a broader integrated health context that includes other programs/services related to the social determinants of health (e.g. nutrition, transportation, care coordination, etc.);
  • The ability to deliver and embed evidence-based falls prevention programs into an integrated, sustainable program network.

For information about grantee responsibilities, see Page 8 of the Guidelines in Attached Files, below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187505

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,400,000

Number of Grants:

2

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award ceiling: $1,200,000
Award floor: $800,000

Term of Contract:

Agreements have an anticipated start date of May 1, 2020.

Applicants are expected to begin delivering their proposed falls prevention programs within three to six months after receiving their Notice of Award.

Eligibility:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are 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.

Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An informational conference call will be held on December 10, 2019 from noon – 1:00 PM ET.

The dial-in information is below:
Toll Free Number: 800-369-2052, Passcode: 2758027
Toll Number: 1-210-234-0028, Passcode: 2758027

A recording will be available approximately one hour after the call concludes at the following number:
Toll Free Playback Number: 888-293-8914

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted through Grants.gov by 11:59 PM ET, on January 31, 2020.

The deadline for Letters of Intent is December 16, 2019. Applicants are requested, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to apply for this funding opportunity. The purpose of the letter of intent is to allow our staff to estimate the number of independent reviewers needed and to avoid potential conflicts of interest in the review

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications a minimum of 3-5 days prior to the application closing date. Do not wait until the last day in the event you encounter technical difficulties, either on your end or, with Grants.gov. Grants.gov can take up to 48 hours to notify applicants of a successful submission.

Every applicant organization and sub-recipient organization must have the following four registrations in place to submit a grant application:
- Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)
- DUNS Number registration (https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/)
- System for Award Management (SAM.gov) registration; and
- Grants.gov registration

ACL Grants Overview: https://acl.gov/grants

Application information: https://acl.gov/grants/applying-grants

Application tips: https://acl.gov/grants/applying-grants/application-tips

How to Apply: https://acl.gov/grants/applying-grants/how-apply

Additional information: https://www.acl.gov/programs/health-wellness/falls-prevention

Register with Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322351

For a list of application documents, see the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov page above.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit LOIs and direct questions to:
Shannon Skowronski
shannon.skowronski@acl.hhs.gov

For help with Grants.gov, contact the Applicant Support Center:
1-800-518-4726
support@grants.gov

CFDA Number:

93.761

Funding or Pin Number:

HHS-2020-ACL-AOA-FPSG-0367

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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