Lifespan Respite Care Program Technical Assistance

The summary for the Lifespan Respite Care Program Technical Assistance 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 Technical Assistance: The U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) is providing this competitive grant opportunity to eligible entities for implementing the requirements of the Technical Assistance Resource Center (TARC) as authorized in the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-442). Lifespan Respite Care programs are coordinated systems of accessible, community-based respite care services for family caregivers of children or adults of all ages with special needs. Public and/or nonprofit agencies and organizations, including faith-based organizations and community-based organizations, as well as universities and other entities, are eligible to apply under this program announcement.
Through this funding opportunity announcement, ACL plans to award one (1) Cooperative Agreement to provide technical support to the Lifespan Respite Care Program, it’s grantees and the national effort currently under way to ensure the availability of, and access to, comprehensive high quality respite care services for family caregivers across the lifespan. The successful applicant should expect considerable involvement of the ACL Federal Program Officer responsible the Lifespan Respite Care Program in all aspects of TARC implementation and operation.
The applicant must possess direct in-house experience and expertise to carry out the desired activities described in this Program Announcement and must demonstrate the support and active involvement of a range of stakeholders to fully achieve the desired outcomes. Provision of funding for sub-grantees or subcontracts to carry out specific activities is permissible, if the applicant identifies a gap in expertise necessary to fully complete project goals and objectives.
Grantees are required to match at least 25% of the total program costs from non-federal cash and in-kind resources.
The full text of this program announcement includes a description of the application options, goals and objectives, activities, and all necessary instructions to prepare and submit an application to compete for Lifespan Respite Care Program – Technical Assistance Resource Center.
Federal Grant Title: Lifespan Respite Care Program Technical Assistance
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACL-CCASD-LT-0102
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.072
CFDA Descriptions: Lifespan Respite Care Program
Current Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2015 Electronically submitted applications
Original Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2015 Electronically submitted applications
Posted Date: Apr 6, 2015
Creation Date: Apr 6, 2015
Archive Date: Jul 8, 2015
Total Program Funding: $240,064
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $245,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants include domestic public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaska Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Kevin Foley Kevin.Foley@acl.gov
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