National Family Caregiver Support, Title III, Part E
To assist States, Territories in providing multifaceted systems of support services for: (1) Family caregivers; and (2) older relative caregivers. Services to be provided include: information to caregivers about available services; assistance to caregivers in gaining access to the services; individual counseling, and caregiver training to caregivers to assist the caregivers in making decisions and solving problems relating to their caregiving roles; respite care to enable caregivers to be temporarily relieved from their caregiving responsibilities; and supplemental services, on a limited basis, to complement the care provided by caregivers.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Administration For Community Living (Acl), Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Older Americans Act, as amended, Public Law 106- 501, Title III, Part E
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Formula grants: State governments and U.S. Territories, with distribution to designated area agencies on aging through an approved State plan and intrastate funding formula.
Family caregivers, grandparents and older individuals who are relative caregivers will benefit.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Formula Grants - This program is subject only to the State Plan Consolidation Section of E.O. 12372. State plans are covered under this Section, but Intergovernmental Consultation Review is excluded. Applicants are encouraged to consult with the Administration for Community Living in the development of the application. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Formula Grants - Application Procedures: Consult with the appropriate Regional Office for State application instructions.
Formula Grants - The Administration for Community Living awards funds through a statutory formula to State Agencies on Aging. State agencies approve and award funds to designated sub-state level organizations.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Formula Grants - States are entitled to these grants by statue.
Formula Grants - Appeals are processed in accordance with the HHS regulations in 45 CFR, Part 1321, and Section 2112 of Title 28, U.S.C.
Formula Grants - State plans are submitted for a 2,3,or 4-year period, with annual revisions as necessary.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
This authority is for making grants to States under Title III-E to enable the provision of multifaceted systems of support services for family caregivers; and for grandparents or older individuals who are relative caregivers.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
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.
Financial records must be kept available for 3 years after submission of expenditure reports and 5 years after final disposition of non-expendable property in accordance with the regulations at 45 CFR 74, Subpart D.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Title 45 CFR 1321.49 45 CFR 1321.49
Matching is voluntary. 25%.
This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. Additional Information:
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
One year. Payment Management System
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Administration for Community Living Regional Administrator, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, located at all HHS Federal Regional Offices. (See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listings.)
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201 US
(Formula Grants) FY 17$150,299,736.00; FY 18 est $180,586,000.00; FY 19 est $150,586,000.00; FY 16$150,586,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Formula and Project Grants: 45 CFR 75,
Examples of Funded Projects