State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Base Grant

The summary for the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Base Grant 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.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Base Grant: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is pleased to release the 2016 State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Base Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement. The SHIP was created by Congress in 1990 to provide education and assistance to Medicare-eligible individuals, their families and caregivers to assist in making informed health insurance decisions. There are currently 54 active SHIP grants; one in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The funds awarded through this application are for the FY 2016 budget period, April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017. Eligible applicants are states and United States territories that demonstrate their ability to provide the program through the state office of insurance, the state Medicaid office, or the department on aging.
Federal Grant Title: State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Base Grant
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Community Living
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACL-CIP-SA-0123
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.324
CFDA Descriptions: State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Current Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: Dec 14, 2015
Creation Date: Dec 14, 2015
Archive Date: Feb 15, 2017
Total Program Funding: $48,035,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 54
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
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://acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Rebecca Kinney Rebecca.Kinney@acl.hhs.gov
Grants Policy

Administration for Community Living 202-357-3436
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