Special Programs for the Aging_Title VI, Part A, Grants to Indian Tribes_Part B, Grants to Native Hawaiians
To promote the delivery of supportive services, including nutrition services, to American Indians, Alaskan natives, and Native Hawaiians that are comparable to services provided under Title III.
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
Fiscal Year 2014: 25538883. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available.
Older Americans Act of 1965, Title VI, Public Law 89-73, 92 Stat. 1513.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
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), and public or nonprofit private organizations which serve Native Hawaiian Elders, 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.
Indians 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.
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 not applicable. 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. In order to receive a grant, the eligible tribal organization, or for Native Hawaiians, the nonprofit private organization serving Native Hawaiians, must submit an application in accordance with instructions published in the Grants.gov by the Administration on Aging.
Notification of award will be issued to the grantee.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Usually within 60 to 120 days from closing date or receipt of application.
Appeals are processed in accordance with Administration on Aging regulations in 45 CFR 1326 and 1328.
Renewals within the grant period are based on satisfactory performance during the prior year, and the availability of funds.
How are proposals selected?
Awards are made based upon the extent to which the project meets the requirements of the law and regulations.
How may assistance be used?
Funds are available through grants to eligible Indian Tribal Organizations for services comparable to those provided under Title III. Services must include nutrition services and information and referral, and may include transportation and other services authorized under Title III. Funds may be used for staffing senior centers. 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+. Grants also are available to private or nonprofit organizations having the capacity to provide services to older Native Hawaiians.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
A program performance and SF-425 financial report are due annually to the funding agency. No performance monitoring is required. Submitted through the Payment Management System. No progress reports are required. A financial report is due annually to the funding agency. No performance monitoring is required.
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 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 are awarded for no less than a 12-month period. 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).
Cynthia LaCounte One Massachusetts Ave, NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: Cynthia.LaCounte@acl.hhs.gov
(Project Grants) FY 14 $25,538,883; FY 15 est $26,158,000; and FY 16 est $29,100,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Grants to Indian Tribes, Part A range from $63,990 to $ 156,070. Grants to Native Hawaiians, Part B funded at $1,505,000 to one Native Hawaiian Organization.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
45 CFR 1328. Guidelines are issued by the Assistant Secretary for Aging.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available