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2020 Empowering Communities to Reduce Falls and Falls Risk

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribal Organizations, Agencies, Hospitals,
and IHEs to Implement Community-Based Fall-Prevention Programs

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Community Living (ACL) - Administration on Aging (AoA)

Conf. Date:

12/12/19

LOI Date:

12/16/19

Deadline Date:

01/31/20 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit, faith-based, community-based, and tribal organizations, agencies, hospitals, and IHEs for programs that help communities reduce falls and fall-related risks among older adults and those with disabilities. Funding is intended to implement, promote access to, and increase sustainability of, evidence-based falls prevention programs.

This funding opportunity has two goals:

  • Goal 1: Through robust partnerships, develop a result-based, comprehensive strategy for reducing falls and falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities living in your community.
  • Goal 2: Significantly increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities who participate in evidence-based falls prevention programs, while concurrently pursuing the sustainability of these programs beyond the end of the grant period.

Applicants for this funding opportunity must propose to deliver one or more evidence-based falls prevention programs. These programs must be on the list of pre-approved interventions found in Appendix A of the RFP. Applications proposing to implement programs not included on the pre-approved list will be administratively eliminated.

For information about grantee responsibilities, see Page 7 of the Guidelines in Attached Files, below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187506

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,776,100

Number of Grants:

Expected number of awards: 7

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request a total budget from $200,000 to a maximum of $300,000 for the three-year project period

Term of Contract:

Three years

Eligibility:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally funded tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Domestic public or private 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

To help ensure a wider geographic reach, it is unlikely that more than one applicant per state or tribe will be funded under this funding opportunity. Current or previous ACL Falls Prevention grantees are not excluded from this funding opportunity, but must note previous funding in their application and provide a strong rationale.

Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for or receive awards made under this anouncement.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An informational conference call will be held on December 12, 2019 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET.

The dial-in information is below:
Toll Free Number: 800-369-2052, Passcode: 2758027
Toll Number: 1-210-234-0028, Passcode: 2758027

A recording will be available approximately one hour after the call concludes at the following number:
Toll Free Playback Number: 866-421-6879

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted through Grants.gov by 11:59 PM ET, on January 31, 2020.

The deadline for Letters of Intent is December 16, 2019. Applicants are requested, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to apply for this funding opportunity. The purpose of the letter of intent is to allow staff to estimate the number of independent reviewers needed and to avoid potential conflicts of interest in the review

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications a minimum of 3-5 days prior to the application closing date. Do not wait until the last day in the event you encounter technical difficulties, either on your end or, with Grants.gov. Grants.gov can take up to 48 hours to notify applicants of a successful submission.

Every applicant organization and sub-recipient organization must have the following four registrations in place to submit a grant application:
- Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)
- DUNS Number registration (https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/)
- System for Award Management (SAM.gov) registration; and
- Grants.gov registration

ACL Grants Overview: https://acl.gov/grants

Application information: https://acl.gov/grants/applying-grants

Application tips: https://acl.gov/grants/applying-grants/application-tips

Register with Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322423

For a list of application documents, see the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov page above.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit LOIs and direct questions to:
Shannon Skowronski
shannon.skowronski@acl.hhs.gov

For help with Grants.gov, contact the Applicant Support Center:
1-800-518-4726
support@grants.gov

CFDA Number:

93.761

Funding or Pin Number:

HHS-2020-ACL-AOA-FPSG-0372

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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