Elder Abuse Prevention Interventions Program


To develop, implement, and evaluate successful or promising interventions, practices, and programs to prevent elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including adult protective services programs. Through this program, ACL hopes to demonstrate how existing research can be used to craft new, useful programs to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and improve and enhance adult protective services programming.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Administration For Community Living (Acl), Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Section 2042 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Section 411 of the Older Americans Act, and Section 4002 of the Affordable Care Act (PPHF), Title Elder Justice Act of 2009, Section 2042
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible entities for grants authorized under Section 411 of the Older Americans Act are: 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, are eligible. For grants authorized under Section 2042 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, state government entities are eligible to apply.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
The application must include a letter of commitment from identified partners, with specific details on how the partner will substantively contribute to the achievement of the project's goals and objectives. Letters of intent apply are requested.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application materials will be published on the Grants.gov website (http://www.grants.gov ) or the AoA website ( http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Grants/Funding/index.aspx ). ACL/AoA is requiring applications for all announcements to be submitted electronically through http://www.grants.gov.
Award Procedure
Merit review of all applications and issuance of a Notice of Award to the grantee.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Cooperative agreements will be awarded on a competitive basis. Specific details for evaluating applications are published as part of the program announcement. Major emphases are: 1) documented need, 2) expected reach , outcomes and impact , 3) organizational capacity, 4) coordination and partnerships, and 5) strong basis in evidence or theory.
How may assistance be used?
The use of these funds is to support primary, secondary, and/or tertiary elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation activities, interventions, and programs.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Grantees will be expected to work through AoA project officers to report on data for the purposes of a multi- component evaluation.
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 must be maintained for 3 years after submission of the final financial report.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. 25%.

This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. Additional Information:
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Cooperative agreements will be made for up to a 3 year period, depending upon funding availability. Grant extensions are available and may be requested from the grantee’s Project Officer. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Stephanie WhittierEliason
Administration on Aging
Administration for Community Living
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201 US
Phone: 202-795-7467
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 17$7,748,535.00; FY 18 est $8,317,646.00; FY 19 est $6,500,000.00; FY 16$0.00; - not available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
FY2017: 5 New Awards (Range $176,850 - $492,500); 20 Continuation Awards (Range $100,000 - $488,550) FY2018: 22 New Awards (Range $75,000 - $500,000); 5 Continuation Awards (Range $186,021 - $581,780) FY2019: 5 New Awards (Range $150,000 - $500,000); 22 Continuation Awards (Range $75,000 - $500,000)
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Program Information: https://www.acl.gov/node/16 and https://www.acl.gov/node/564 Grantees also must comply with polices outlined in HHS Grants Policy Statement located at http://www.hhs.gov/asfr/ogapa/grantinformation/hhsgps107.pdf
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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