Lifespan Respite Care Program: Grants to New States

The summary for the Lifespan Respite Care Program: Grants to New States grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Administration for Community Living, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Lifespan Respite Care Program: Grants to New States: ACL will fund up to 2 cooperative agreements with a federal funding level of up to $200,000 per award for a 36 month project period, pending the availability of Federal fundsEligible state agencies funded under this announcement shall use grant funds for planning, establishing and expanding/enhancing Lifespan Respite Care systems in the states, including new and planned emergency respite services, training and recruiting respite workers and volunteers and assisting caregivers with gaining access to needed services.All applicants must demonstrate the support and active involvement of a range of government and non-government, private, non-profit and other organizations with a stake in serving populations eligible to receive services under the Lifespan Respite Care Act. Only one application per State will be funded. Once funded, grantees will be expected to collaborate with multiple state and local agencies representing all ages, populations and disability/disease groups in planning and carrying out the requirements of the project. Prospective applicants should be sure to read, understand and fully respond to all requirements of this announcement.
Federal Grant Title: Lifespan Respite Care Program: Grants to New States
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living (HHS-ACL)
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACL-CIP-LRLR-0209
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.072
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 14th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: June 14th, 2017
Posted Date: April 13th, 2017
Creation Date: April 13th, 2017
Archive Date: July 14th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: May 24th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
By Statute, eligible applicants include State Units on Aging, State Medicaid Agencies, or another State agency designated by the governor to apply for funds. Eligible applicants must work in conjunction with the ADRC in the state and in concert with the statewide respite coalition or respite organization.This funding opportunity would only be made to eligible States who have not received funding under this program in FYs 2009 - 2016. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.acl.gov/grants/applying-grants
Grant Announcement Contact
Victoria Wright
victoria.wright@acl.gov

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