National Information & Referral Support Center


Since 1991, the Administration on Aging (AoA) within the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) has supported the National Information & Referral Support Center (the Support Center). The Support Center was established to assist the aging network of State Agencies on Aging, Area Agencies on Aging, Tribal organizations, and local aging information and referral/assistance (I&R) providers enhance the quality and professionalism of their information and assistance systems. Since 2003, the Support Center has expanded its reach by providing technical assistance and training to Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) and other organizations that provide aging and disability I&R services. The Support Center provides technical assistance, training, product development and consultation to assist I&R systems strengthen their programs. Since inception the Support Center has played a critical and important role in the evolution and advancement of aging and disability I&R. To assist aging and disability I&R programs expand and respond to current and emerging issues, ACL will fund a new Cooperative Agreement to continue the Support Center as a resource for aging and disability I&R programs.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Administration for Community Living
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
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. Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Sherri Clark
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $230,000.00 to $250,000.00


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