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Special Programs for the Aging_Title VI, Part A, Grants to Indian Tribes_Part B, Grants to Native Hawaiians

Number: 93.047
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Administration for Community Living

Program Information 

Program Number/Title (010):
93.047 Special Programs for the Aging_Title VI, Part A, Grants to Indian Tribes_Part B, Grants to Native Hawaiians
Federal Agency (030):
Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services
Authorization (040):
Older Americans Act of 1965, Title VI, Public Law 89-73, 92 Stat. 1513.
Objectives (050):
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.
Types of Assistance (060):
PROJECT GRANTS
Uses and Use Restrictions (070):
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.
Eligibility Requirements (080)
Applicant Eligibility (081):
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.
Beneficiary Eligibility (082):
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.
Credentials/Documentation (083):
Applicable costs and administrative procedures will be determined in accordance with Part 92 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Application and Award Process (090)
Preapplication Coordination (091):
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedures (092):
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 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.
Award Procedure (093):
Notification of award will be issued to the grantee.
Deadlines (094):
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time (095):
From 60 to 90 days. Usually within 60 to 120 days from closing date or receipt of application.
Appeals (096):
Appeals are processed in accordance with Administration on Aging regulations in 45 CFR 1326 and 1328.
Renewals (097):
Renewals within the grant period are based on satisfactory performance during the prior year, and the availability of funds.
Assistance Consideration (100)
Formula and Matching Requirements (101):
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 (102):
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.
Post Assistance Requirements (110)
Reports (111):
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.
Audits (112):
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Records (113):
Records must be maintained for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure report.
Financial Information (120)
Obligations (122):
(Project Grants) FY 13 $25,746,056; FY 14 est $25,538,883; and FY 15 est $25,538,883
Range and Average of Financial Assistance (123):
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.
Program Accomplishments (130):
Fiscal Year 2013: Program Accomplishments include providing 2,392,133 congregate meals to 49,032 elders; 2,664,765 home delivered meals to 21,660 elders; 714,616 rides through transportation services and 618,065 visits via phone or home visit. Fiscal Year 2014: Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2015: Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature (140):
45 CFR 1328. Guidelines are issued by the Assistant Secretary for Aging.
Information Contacts (150)
Regional or Local Office (151) :
See Regional Agency Offices. Regional Administrator, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services Regional Offices (See Appendix IV of the Catalog).
Headquarters Office (152):
Cynthia LaCounte One Massachusetts Ave, NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: Cynthia.LaCounte@acl.hhs.gov Phone: 202-357-0148
Website Address (153):
http://www.acl.gov
Examples of Funded Projects (170):
Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2014: Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
Criteria for Selecting Proposals (180):
Awards are made based upon the extent to which the project meets the requirements of the law and regulations.