Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase I

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Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase I: The goal of this program is to protect and enhance essential rights and benefits of older persons in states across the country, through the creation and maintenance of well integrated, cost-efficient legal service delivery systems that effectively target scarce legal resources to older adults in the greatest social or economic need and that are an integral part of the broad aging service network. Section III.2. Cost Sharing or Matching was modified to allow all applicants to request a waiver of match requirements due to established hardship. Section IV.2. Content and Form of Application Submission was modified to remove multiple appearances of forms/assurances/certifications. Section V.1 Criteria was modified to include detailed breakdowns of scoring weight for criteria sub-sections. Section VIII. Other Information was modified to remove multiple appearances of application checklist components.
Federal Grant Title: Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase I
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2013-ACL-AOA-SL-0050
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.048
CFDA Descriptions: Special Programs for the Aging_Title IV_and Title II_Discretionary Projects
Current Application Deadline: May 28, 2013
Original Application Deadline: May 28, 2013
Posted Date: Apr 09, 2013
Creation Date: Apr 22, 2013
Archive Date: Jun 12, 2013
Total Program Funding: $700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
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 and 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. The intent of this Program Announcement (PA) is to expand Model Approaches projects beyond the 31 previously funded states/territories. Therefore, the 31 states/territories that have previously received Model Approaches funding are not eligible to apply under this PA. The thirty-one (31) ineligible states/territories are: Alabama, Alaska, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. Within an eligible state/territory, proposals in response to this FOA will be accepted from one of two eligible applicant categories. Eligible applicants are: 1 The entity within an eligible state that currently houses the State Legal Assistance Developer; or 2. An entity within an eligible state that is experienced in providing low-cost services to older persons through a senior legal helpline (or proposes to develop and operate a senior legal helpline). Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Grant Announcement Contact
Valerie SorokaValerie.Soroka@acl.hhs.gov
Grants Policy [Valerie.Soroka@acl.hhs.gov]
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