Administration on Aging -- National Resource Center for Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA)

Funding Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services

Through this funding opportunity, the Administration on Aging (AoA), part of the Administration for Community Living (ACL), plans to award one grant to a domestic public or private non-profit for no more than $225,000 each year for a three-year project period, subject to the availability of funds.

This funding opportunity is designed to support the nutrition services programs within the aging services network by helping to provide training, technical assistance and support to the States' Units on Aging, Area Agencies on Aging and Nutrition Program providers in every State, Territory and the District of Columbia.  The award will be made in the form of a cooperative agreement because AoA will be substantially involved. 

The purpose and goals of this funding opportunity are to build upon current NRCNA accomplishments and make further progress in supporting the nutrition services network so it will remain relevant and sustainable. The applicant will address its proposed training/information approaches, partnerships and collaborations, sustainability strategies and quality assurance approach to support the aging network’s current and rapid movement toward integrated care and managed long-term services, including nutrition providers and the populations they serve. Specifically, provide the technical assistance, guidance, and resources needed to assist the national network. 

Deadlines:

  • Letter of Intent: Apr. 16, 2017
  • Application: May 16, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants under this program announcement include domestic public or private non-profit entity (which includes state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith based organizations, community based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education. To be considered for funding, applicants must demonstrate extensive knowledge and present a proven track record of expertise concerning the nature of nutrition for older individuals and the business of nutrition program administration within the aging network. Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.

Amount

$225,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Community Outreach and Engagement
Curriculum Development
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

May 16, 2017