93.044 (SSC3) CARES Act for Supportive Services under Title III-B of the Older Americans Act
CSFA Number: 402-03-2419
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
618-40203-4400-2300
Agency Contact
Becky Dragoo
217-785-3361
Becky.Dragoo2@Illinois.Gov
Short Description
This formula grant award is issued under the authority of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, P.L. 116-136 for activities authorized under Title III of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended through P.L. 116-131, enacted March 25, 2020. The terms and conditions of this Notice of Award (NoA) and other requirements have the following order of precedence: (1) statute; (2) executive order; (3) program regulation; (4) administrative regulation found in 45 CFR Part 75; (5) agency policies; and (6) Any additional terms and conditions and remarks on NoA.
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Community Development
Enabling Legislation
Older Americans Act of 1965, Title III, Parts A and B, Public Law 89-73, as amended; Public Law 90-42, 81 Stat. 106; Public Law 91-69, 83 Stat. 108; Public Law 93-29, 89 Stat. 301; Public Law 93-351, 88 Stat. 357; Public Law 94-135, 89 Stat 713; Public Law 95- 65, 91 Stat. 269; Public Law 95-478, 92 Stat. 1513; Public Law 97-115, 95 Stat. 1595; Public Law 98-459, 98 Stat. 1767; Public Law 100-175; Section 705, Public Law 100-628; 42 U.S.C. 3022-3030d; Public Law 106-501.
Objectives and Goals
To encourage State Agencies on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging to concentrate resources to develop and implement comprehensive and coordinated community-based systems of service for older individuals via Statewide planning, and area planning and provision of supportive services, including multipurpose senior centers. The objective of these services and centers is to maximize the informal support provided to older Americans to enable them to remain in their homes and communities. Providing transportation services, in-home services, and other support services, this program insures that elders receive the services they need to remain independent.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Funds are awarded to States to develop and strengthen comprehensive and coordinated service delivery systems through designated State Agencies on Aging and Area Agencies on Aging. A State plan covering 2, 3, or 4 years, with annual amendments as necessary, must be submitted for approval to the Assistant Secretary for Aging. Area Plans also cover 2, 3, or 4 years, and are to be submitted to State agencies for approval. These funds are distributed by intrastate funding formulas to area agencies in States with planning and service areas and directly to service providers in the 13 States designated as single-planning-and-service-area States. In addition to supportive nutrition services, these funds may be used to support other services in relation to multipurpose senior centers.
Eligibility Requirements
Individuals age 60 and over, targeting those older individuals with the greatest economic needs, the greatest social needs, and those residing in rural areas.
Eligible Applicants
Other; Individuals;
Application and Award Processing
The Administration on Aging awards funds through a statutory formula to State Agencies on Aging. State agencies approve and award funds to sub-state level organizations, which they have designated.
Assistance Consideration
This program is subject only to the State Plan Consolidation Section of E.O. 12372. State plans are covered under this Section, but intergovernmental consultation review is excluded. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Post Assistance Requirements
National Policies including Trafficking Victims Protection Act, Whistleblower Protections, and DOMA:
Implementation of Same-Sex Spouses/Marriages
• Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA)
• Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)
2. By requesting or receiving funds under this award, the recipient assures that it will carry out the
project/program described in its approved state plan(s) and will comply with the terms and conditions and other
requirements of this award.
3. SF-425 Financial Reporting: Grantee is required to submit SF-425s on a semi-annual basis. Beginning
with this FFY2020 grant, the SF-425 and the “AoA Title III supplemental form to the SF-425” shall be submitted
using the HHS’ Payment Management System (PMS). The “AoA Title III supplemental form to the SF-425”
should be attached to the SF-425 in PMS. PMS website is located at: https://pms.psc.gov. Reports are due
within 30 days for the periods ending March 31 and September 30 (i.e., due April 30 and October 30), through
September 30, 2021, a final PMS drawdown and a final SF-425 are due within 90 days after September 30,
2021 (i.e., due December 30, 2021). If a final SF-425 report will be submitted December 30, 2021, a semiannual
report is not required to be filed for report ending September 30, 2021.
4. Federal participation cannot exceed 75% of the total State and Area plan administration costs. The
remaining 25% represents the State and local matching share.
5. Federal participation requirements under sections 304(d)(1)(D) (85% of total III-B, C-1, and C-2 service
costs) and 309(b)(2) (1/3 of the 15% State matching share) of the OAA shall not apply to funds received under
this grant award.
6. Federal Cash Reporting: On the SF-425 form, lines 10 a. through c. are reported on a quarterly
calendar year basis (for the periods ending 12/31, 3/31, 6/30, 9/30) at the HHS’ Payment Management System
(PMS). PMS website is located at: https://pms.psc.gov. Reconciliation of advances and disbursements is
required for each quarter and the report must be completed within 30 days of the end of each quarter (i.e., by
1/30, 4/30, 7/30, 10/30). This reporting requirement is separate from completing the entire SF-425 as denoted in
the financial reporting term.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
45 CFR 75 and 45 CFR 1321.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $7,355,200
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
CAREST32012City of Chicago - 50 Department of Family & Support Services (DFSS)04/01/202009/30/20211,659,333
CAREST32002Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging04/01/202009/30/20211,416,612
CAREST32013AgeOptions04/01/202009/30/20211,403,372
CAREST32005East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging, Inc.04/01/202009/30/2021502,360
CAREST32001Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging04/01/202009/30/2021450,138