Grants for falls prevention programs avaialble from AoA
Do you have a falls prevention program that you're interested in developing?
The Administration on Aging has 8 grants availalbe, of $300,000-$600,000 each, to offset the cost of developing falls prevention programs.
Agency Name: Administration for Community Living
Description: The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 funds to make two-year grants to approximately 8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and fall-related injuries in older adults and older adults with disabilities. Goal 1: Significantly increase the number of older adults and older adults with disabilities at risk of falls who participate in evidence-based community programs to reduce falls and falls risks; and Goal 2: Implement innovative funding arrangements (e.g. contracts with integrated health care systems) to support community-based falls prevention programs beyond the grant period, while embedding the programs into an integrated, sustainable evidence-based prevention program network.
Deadline: April 6, 2016
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- State governments
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- Special district governments
- Small businesses
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- City or township governments
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- County governments
- Independent school districts
- Private institutions of higher education
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