Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase I

The summary for the Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase I 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.
Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems - Phase I: The goal of the Model Approaches 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 and cost-effective legal service delivery systems that effectively target scarce legal resources to older adults in the greatest social or economic need of assistance on priority legal issues, and that are an integral part of the broad aging services network.
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-2016-ACL-AOA-SL-0137
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 319121
CFDA Descriptions: Special Programs for the Aging_Title IV_and Title II_Discretionary Projects
Current Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: Feb 23, 2016
Creation Date: Feb 23, 2016
Archive Date: Apr 26, 2016
Total Program Funding: $200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
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
The intent of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to expand Model Approaches projects beyond the 35 previously-funded states/territories. Therefore, the 35 states/territories that have previously received Model Approaches funding are not eligible to apply under this FOA. The thirty-five (35) ineligible states/territories are: Alabama, Alaska, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, 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).
Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Valerie Soroka
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Administration for Community Living 202-357-3436
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