FY21 Emergency Senior Services
CSFA Number: 402-04-2438
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
644-40204-4900-0000
Agency Contact
Mike Berkes
217-785-3385
Mike.Berkes@Illinois.gov
Short Description
Emergency Senior Services (ESS) grants are grants to Care Coordination Units (CCUs) in response to COVID-19. Allocation levels were determined by the number of eligible Community Care Program recipients within each CCU. ESS grant funds may be used to purchase items / goods including, but not limited to: Nutritional needs -- groceries/food-this includes coverage of delivery costs for those that are not able to purchase the items themselves. Shelf stable meals, including non-perishable food items & bottled water Personal Care & Sanitation needs -- Personal hygiene items; disinfectant items Personal Medical Care needs -- Medical supplies; Transportation services
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Food and Nutrition
Enabling Legislation
•CODE of FEDERAL REGULATIONS Title 2: Grants and Agreements PART 200 - Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)
•Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA), 30 ILCS 708/1
•Illinois Administrative Code
Objectives and Goals
The goal of this grant funding is to reach as many seniors in need of assistance in Illinois as possible during this state of emergency.
Types of Assistance
Non-competitive
Uses and Restrictions
Must follow prescribed list of qualifying item or get written authorization for deviation
Eligibility Requirements
Any Senior 60+ identified as showing a need related to the COVID-19 situation can access ESS funds.
AAAs and In-Home providers are being instructed to contact CCUs to assist any seniors they identify who could benefit from the use of ESS funds.
Eligible Applicants
Individuals; Other;
Application and Award Processing
The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) will be issuing one-time Emergency Assistance Services (ESS) grants to Care Coordination Units (CCUs) in response to COVID-19. Allocation levels were determined by the number of eligible Community Care Program recipients within each CCU. Administrative costs may not exceed $5,000.00 of allocation.
Assistance Consideration
Services and funds may be accessible by the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) when individuals/participants are identified as being at increased risk due to an emergent threat.
Post Assistance Requirements
Grantee agrees to submit financial reports as requested and in the format required by grantor. Grantee shall submit a close-out report within 60 calendar days following the end of the period of performance for this agreement. Grantee shall submit Consolidated Year-End Financial Reports, according to the required audit. Grantee agrees to submit Performance Reports as requested and in the format required by Grantor. Grantee shall be subject to the audit requirements contained in the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31 USC 7501-7507) and subpart F of 2 CFR Part 200, and the audit rules and policies set forth by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2021 : $5,000,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
None