Lifespan Respite Care Program: State Program Enhancement Grants

The summary for the Lifespan Respite Care Program: State Program Enhancement Grants 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 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: State Program Enhancement Grants: Eligible state agencies funded under this announcement shall use grant funds to advance the provision of respite services through their statewide Lifespan Respite Care system as outlined in The Act. The goal of the program is to enhance state systems and capacities to deliver respite care and related services to family caregivers of children and adults across all age groups, disabilities, and chronic conditions. All programs must from the outset, address the respite needs of all populations regardless of the age, disability, or chronic condition of the care recipient population. Funded applicants will continue to build collaborations and partnerships across the state and carry out key activities including expanding options for volunteers; ensuring adequate respite provider training is offered; identifying gaps in current services and conducting outreach to reduce those gaps; and continue to, or increase efforts to, target underserved populations across the lifespan. ACL will fund up to approximately seven (7) cooperative agreements over the course of the 4-year project period.Applications should reflect an understanding of and grounding in the principles and actions contained in the National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers. It is ACL’s expectation that using the Strategy as a roadmap or guide, applicants will incorporate the approaches outlined in the Strategy, as applicable, for enhancing their State Lifespan Respite Systems of care.Awardees under this funding opportunity will work with ACL to implement the data collection and reporting requirements, under Section 2904 of the Lifespan Respite Reauthorization Act of 2020.
Federal Grant Title: Lifespan Respite Care Program: State Program Enhancement Grants
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living (HHS-ACL)
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2024-ACL-AOA-LRLI-0019
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.072
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 11th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: June 11th, 2024
Posted Date: April 12th, 2024
Creation Date: April 12th, 2024
Archive Date: September 30th, 2024
Total Program Funding: $2,087,682
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: April 12th, 2024
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
Based on statutory requirements for the Lifespan Respite Care Program authorized by Congress in 2006 under Title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C 201), and the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2020, awards may only be made to eligible state agencies administering the state’s program under the Older Americans Act of 1965 or Title XIX of the Social Security Act (Medicaid), or those designated by a Governor to administer the state’s program under this title. The eligible state agency must be an Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and work in collaboration with a public or private nonprofit statewide respite care coalition or organization. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Emily Anozie
[email protected]
Government Email
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