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National Legal Assistance and Elder Rights Projects

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, Office of Grants Management
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - May 20, 2005
Applications Due:

Jul 8, 2005
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total funding: $2,250,000
max award: $150,000
min award: $0
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 5
type of funding: Grant

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:
Funding Sources:

Special Programs for the Aging_Title IV_and Title II_Discretionary Projects

More Information:


If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Brandt Chvirko

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging

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