Aging Nutrition Services for Native Americans

 

Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to provide grants to Native American Tribal Organizations and Native Hawaiian Organizations who are current grantees under Title VI of the Older Americans Act, as amended, to support nutrition services including nutritious meals, nutrition education and other appropriate nutrition services to maintain health, independence and quality of life. Meals may be served in a congregate setting or delivered to the home, if the older individual is homebound.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
93.706
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Administration for Community Living
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 , Public Law 111-5; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 , Public Law 111-5; Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended., Title VI.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Current Title VI Part A/B grantees eligible to apply for ARRA assistance to provide and expand nutrition services and create or retain jobs.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Applicants must be current Title VI grantees.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicable costs and administrative procedures will be determined in accordance with Part 92 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

Applicant Eligibility: Tribal organizations of Indian tribes eligible for assistance under Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450b), which represent at least 50 Indians or Hawaiians 60 years of age or older. Applicants must demonstrate that they have the ability to deliver supportive and nutrition services.

Beneficiary Eligibility: Indians and Native Hawaiian elders who are 60 years of age and older, and in the case of nutrition services, their spouses. Tribes also have the authority to define Indians under 60 years of age as "older Indian" making them eligible for services. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. No application is required. Current grant recipients under Title VI of the Older Americans Act will be awarded a grant to provide Nutrition Services. Awards will be made base upon the formula established.
Award Procedure
Notification of award will be issued to the grantee.
Deadlines
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Appeals
Appeals are processed in accordance with Administration on Aging regulations in 45 CFR 1326 and 1328.
Renewals
PROGRAM UNDER RECOVERY ACT NOT BEING RENEWED.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Funds are available through grants to eligible Indian Tribal Organizations and Native Hawaiian Organizations for services comparable to those provided under Title III. Services must include nutrition services, information and referral. Indian Tribes receive funds based on a formula that considers the number of eligible elder Indians sixty years of age or older represented by the tribal organizations with population ranges from 50-100, 101-200, 201-300, 301-400, 401-500, 501 to 1,500, and 1,501+. Indian Tribes receive funds based on a formula that considers the number of eligible elder Indians sixty years of age or older represented by the tribal organizations with population ranges from 50-100, 101-200, 201-300, 301-400, 401-500, 501 to 1,500, and 1,501+.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
No reports are required.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of Subpart F-Audit Requirements, under 45 CFR Part 75.500, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year. Except as noted in 45 CFR Part 75.500.
Records
Records must be maintained for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure report.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funds for grants awarded will remain available until September 30, 2010.
See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: payment management system. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: payment management system.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Regional Administrator, Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services Regional Offices.
Headquarters Office
Cynthia LaCounte One Massachusetts Ave, NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: Cynthia.LaCounte@aoa.hhs.gov Phone: 202-357-0148
Website Address
http://www.acl.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
75-0142-0-1-506.
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 14 $0; FY 15 est $0; and FY 16 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
N/A.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
45 CFR 92, 45 CFR 1326, Public Law 111-5, M-09-10, NoA.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 


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