Special Programs for the Aging_Title III, Part D_Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Services
To develop or strengthen preventive health service and health promotion systems through designated State Agencies on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging. Funds are provided for evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion services including programs related to: physical fitness; medication management; chronic disease self-management education; psychosocial behavioral health intervention; HIV; arthritis; brain health; diabetes; falls prevention; substance-abuse screening and intervention; family caregiver psychosocial counseling and self-care educational support; care transition intervention; depression; and chronic pain.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Administration for Community Living
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Older Americans Act of 1965, Title III, Parts A and F, Public Law 89-73, as amended; Public Law 90-42, 81 Stat. 106; Public Law 91-69, 83 Stat. 108; Public Law 93-29, 87 Stat. 30; Public Law 93-351, 88 Stat. 357; Public Law 94-135, 89 Stat. 713; Public Law 95-65, 91 Stat. 269; Public Law 95-478, 92 Stat. 1513; Public Law 97- 115, 95 Stat. 1595; Public Law 98-459, 98 Stat. 1767; Public Law 100- 175, 101 Stat. 926; Section 705, Public Laws 100-628, 102-375, and 106-501, 42 U.S.C. 3022-3030(M).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Only States and U.S. Territories which have State Agencies on Aging designated by the governors are eligible to receive these grants.
Older individuals, age sixty and older, especially those living in areas of States which are medically underserved and in which there are a large number of older individuals who have the greatest economic need for the services.
Applicable costs and administrative procedures will be determined in accordance with Part 92 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Consult the appropriate Regional Office for State application instructions.
The Administration on Aging awards funds through a statutory formula to State Agencies on Aging. State agencies approve and award funds to substate level organizations, which they have designated.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days. States are entitled to these grants by statute.
Appeals are processed in accordance with HHS regulations in 45 CFR 1321 and Section 2112 of Title 28, U.S.C.
Applications are submitted for a 2,3 or 4-year period with annual revisions.
How are proposals selected?
Awards are made on a non-competitive basis. State Grants are awarded upon approval of a State Plan.
How may assistance be used?
Funds are awarded to States to develop or strengthen preventive health service and health promotion systems through designated State Agencies on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging. A State plan covering 2, 3, or 4 years, with annual revisions as necessary, must be submitted to the Administration for Community Living regional office for approval. Funds are to be used only for disease prevention and health promotion programs which have been demonstrated through rigorous evaluation to be evidence-based and effective. Funds are used to implement evidence-based programs for preventive health services to be provided at senior centers or alternative sites as appropriate. The preventive health services under this part may not include services eligible for reimbursement under Medicare.
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.
Records must be kept available for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure report.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Statutory Formula: The State agency shall give priority to areas of the State—
(1) which are medically underserved; and
(2) in which there are a large number of older individuals who have the greatest economic need for such services.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
One year. 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 for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Regional Offices. (See Appendix IV of the Catalog.).
Casey DiCocco One Massachusetts Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20001 Email: Casey.DiCocco@acl.hhs.gov
(Formula Grants) FY 14 $19,732,154; FY 15 est $19,848,000; and FY 16 est $19,848,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
FY14 $12,281 - $1,992,449; $350,884
FY15 $12,281 - $1,992,449; $350,884
FY16 est $12,281 - $1,992,449; $350,884.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
45 CFR 75
Examples of Funded Projects