Administration for Community Living -- National Information & Referral Support Center

Funding Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services

Since 1991, the Administration on Aging (AoA) within the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) has supported the National Information & Referral Support Center (the Support Center). The Support Center was established to assist the aging network of State Agencies on Aging, Area Agencies on Aging, Tribal organizations, and local aging information and referral/assistance (I&R) providers enhance the quality and professionalism of their information and assistance systems. Since 2003, the Support Center has expanded its reach by providing technical assistance and training to Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) and other organizations that provide aging and disability I&R services.

The Support Center provides technical assistance, training, product development and consultation to assist I&R systems strengthen their programs. Since inception the Support Center has played a critical and important role in the evolution and advancement of aging and disability I&R.

To assist aging and disability I&R programs respond to current and emerging issues, ACL will fund a new Cooperative Agreement to continue the Support Center as a resource for aging and disability I&R programs.

Deadline: Apr. 1, 2016

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Domestic public or private non-profit entities including 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.

Amount

$1,250,000

Amount Description

ACL plans to fund one award for up to $250,000 per year for a total project period of five (5) years, contingent upon availability of federal funds.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty
Institutional

Category

Curriculum Development
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

April 1, 2016