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Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Tribes, and School Districts to Help Individuals Manage their Health

2023 Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs


GrantWatch ID# 200011
Agency: Federal

Funding Source
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Community Living (ACL) - Administration on Aging (AoA)
CFDA Number: 93.734
Funding or PIN Number: HHS-2023-ACL-AOA-CSSG-0003
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
All USA
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Important Dates
Conference Date: 11/17/22
LOI Date: 12/06/22
Deadline: 01/11/23 11:59 PM ET

Grant Description
Cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, tribal governments, school districts, and faith-based organizations for programs to help individuals manage their health. Required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete. Programs are intended to benefit elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities.

This funding opportunity is designed for applicants to propose how they will develop capacity for, expand, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and support programs that address the prevention and management of chronic conditions among older adults and adults with disabilities.

  • Goal 1: Develop or expand capacity to significantly increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved areas/populations, who participate in evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and self-management support programs to empower them to better manage their chronic conditions.
  • Goal 2: Identify and implement one or more robust strategies that will promote the sustainability of evidence-based self-management education and self-management support programs.

Applicants for this funding opportunity must propose to deliver two or more CDSME programs and at least one self-management support program.

All applicants must propose to implement at least one program that can be delivered in a remote format, i.e., by video conference, phone, mailed toolkit and phone, or some other format that does not have an in-person component.



Recipient

Eligibility
  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Additional Criteria for Eligibility
For FY 2023 the below guidance is provided to advance the Administration’s policy, as stated in E.O. 13985, to “pursue a comprehensive approach to advancing equity for all, including people of color and others who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality.” This guidance is intended to begin to address inequities in HHS programs, processes, and policies that may serve as barriers to equal opportunity.

Domestic public or private non-profit entities including state governments, county governments, city or township governments, special district governments, independent school districts, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status, private institutions of higher education, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations.

Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Pre-Proposal Conference
An informational conference call will be held on November 17, 2022, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST.

The dial-in information is below:
Toll Free Number: 888-577-8991
Passcode: 7371688

A recording will be available approximately one hour after the call concludes at the following number: Toll Free Playback Number: 888-566-0039

Pre-Application Information
Applications must be submitted electronically via https://www.grants.gov by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

Due Date for Letter Of Intent 12/06/2022

Due Date for Applications 01/11/2023

Applicants are requested, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to apply for this funding opportunity to assist ACL in planning for the application independent review process.

The Grants.gov registration process can take several days. If your organization is not currently registered, please begin this process immediately.

All applicants must have a UEI number and be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM, www.sam.gov) and maintain an active SAM registration until the application process is complete, and should a grant be made, throughout the life of the award. Effective June 11, 2018, when registering or renewing your registration, you must submit a notarized letter appointing the authorized Entity Administrator. Please be sure to read the FAQs located at www.sam.gov to learn more. Applicants should allot sufficient time prior to the application deadline to finalize a new, or renew an existing registration. This action should allow you time to resolve any issues that may arise. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in your inability to submit your application or receive an award.All applicants must have a UEI number and be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM, www.sam.gov) and maintain an active SAM registration until the application process is complete, and should a grant be made, throughout the life of the award. Effective June 11, 2018, when registering or renewing your registration, you must submit a notarized letter appointing the authorized Entity Administrator. Please be sure to read the FAQs located at www.sam.gov to learn more. Applicants should allot sufficient time prior to the application deadline to finalize a new, or renew an existing registration. This action should allow you time to resolve any issues that may arise. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in your inability to submit your application or receive an award.

All applicants should contact the program administrator(s) for any program(s) they are interested in delivering remotely to confirm that: 1) the programs are allowed for remote delivery; and 2) training is readily available for applicants who need it.

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342846

For a list of relevant application documents, see the Package tab (click Preview) on the link listed above.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$5,900,000

Number of Grants
10

Estimated Size of Grant
Applicants must request a total budget between $500,000 - $600,000 in federal funds.

Term of Contract
These Cooperative Agreements have an anticipated start date of May 1, 2023.
Project period: 48-month project and 48-month budget period.

Contact Information
Letters of intent should be sent to:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Community Living
Administration on Aging
Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs
Donna Bethge
Email: Donna.Bethge@acl.hhs.gov

Program Contacts:
Donna Bethge
Phone: (202) 795-7659
Administration on Aging, Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs

Sean Lewis
202-795-7384
Office of Grants Management

RFP & Supporting Documents
Full Grant Text RFP

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