National Legal Assistance and Elder Rights Projects are aimed at building and strengthening the national system of legal assistance and improving the quality and accessibility of the legal assistance provided to older people. AoA plans to fund approximately five (5) new grant projects through this competition. Each project will be funded at a federal share of approximately $150,000 per year for a project period of three years, contingent on the availability of federal funds. According to Section 420(c) of the Act as amended in 2000, applicants must be national nonprofit organizations experienced in providing support and technical assistance on a nationwide basis to states, area agencies on aging, legal assistance providers, ombudsmen, elder abuse prevention programs, and other organizations interested in the legal rights of older individuals.
Who can apply:
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Special Programs for the Aging_Title IV_and Title II_Discretionary Projects
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging