Illinois Volunteer Money Management Program
CSFA Number: 402-00-1480
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
644-40204-4900-0400 MMU
Agency Contact
Sophia Gonzalez
Short Description
The Illinois Volunteer Money Management Program (IVMMP) provides both bill payer and representative payee services to older adults and adults with disabilities who have difficulty managing their personal household finances. Trained volunteers assist participants with balancing their check books, paying bills, opening mail, applying for benefits, etc.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Community Development
Objectives and Goals
Developed in conjunction with the AARP Money Management Program, Illinois Volunteer Money Management is a financial services program that assists low income older persons who have difficulty managing their personal household budgets, paying bills, keeping track of banking records, intervening with creditors, completing medical forms, and handling other issues related to personal finances.
Types of Assistance
Cooperative Agreements
Eligible Applicants
Application and Award Processing
The program matches trained volunteers with older persons who need help with tasks such as organizing bills, writing checks, balancing a checkbook, intervening with creditors and completing medical forms. Volunteers also serve as Representative Payees, persons designated by the Social Security Administration to manage the monthly benefits of certain beneficiaries.
Assistance Consideration
The Case Coordination Units screen, train, match and supervise the volunteers. The Illinois Council of Case Coordination Units coordinates the project and monitors financial transactions.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $700,403
FY 2018 : $595,960
FY 2019 : $724,056
FY 2020 : $724,056
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
MMU9901907MERCYHEALTH VISITING NURSES07/01/201906/30/2020153,370
MMU9911929SHAWNEE HEALTH SVC & DEV CORP07/01/201906/30/2020111,646
MMU0009911EFFINGHAM CITY-COUNTY07/01/201906/30/2020104,707
MMU9903928ALTERNATIVES FOR THE OLDER07/01/201906/30/202097,780
MMU0107204SENIOR SERVICES OF CENTRAL IL07/01/201906/30/202084,736