93.048 Elder Justice Initiative
CSFA Number: 402-01-0857
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
618-40201-1900-0200 93048501
Agency Contact
Lois Moorman
217-785-9018
Lois.Moorman@illinois.gov
Short Description
To improve outcomes for persons served by the Illinois Adult Protective Services Program
Subject Area
Human Services
Program Function
Health
Enabling Legislation
Older Americans Act of 1965, Title IV, Public Law 89-73, 79 Stat. 218, as amended; Public Law 97-115, 95 Stat. 1595; Public Law 98-459, 98 Stat. 1767; Public Law 100-175; Public Law 100-628, 42 U.S.C. 3031-3037b; Public Law 102-375; Public Law 106-501.
Objectives and Goals
To support the development and testing of innovative programs, services and systems of support that respond to the needs of the nation?s growing elderly population and those individuals in need of long term services and supports (LTSS), to improve knowledge of the problems and needs of the elderly, to help ensure adequately trained personnel in the field of aging, and to demonstrate better ways of improving the quality of life for the elderly, their caregivers and people with disabilities.
Types of Assistance
Cooperative Agreements
Uses and Restrictions
Each year, AoA/ACL issues multiple Funding Opportunity Announcements. The specific use of funds will vary across these multiple announcements. Depending on the specific program goals and objectives cited in an individual announcement, funds may be used for any one or more, but not necessarily all, of the following: (a) to demonstrate and/or replicate new or proven methods and practices to improve the quality and effectiveness of programs and services; (b) to ensure proven programs and approaches are replicated with fidelity to the original research (c) to evaluate new or existing programs and services; (d) to conduct applied research and analysis to improve access to and delivery of services; (e) to provide training and technical assistance to professionals in the field. Funds may not be used for: (a) construction and/or major rehabilitation of buildings; (b) basic research (e.g., bio-medical experiments); (c) to substitute, supplant or expand funding for Older American Act formula funded programs, including supportive and nutritional services funded under Title III of the Older Americans Act; (d) medical care, institutional care or income maintenance; (e) projects which do not involve innovative approaches, and whose outcomes do not have the potential for national dissemination and replication; (f) equipment purchases unless the equipment is necessary to carry out a project that is otherwise fundable under Title IV.
Eligibility Requirements
Older individuals aged 60 and older, family caregivers and grandparents, and older individuals who are relative caregivers, individuals at high-risk of institutional placement, and individuals in need of assistance with or planning ahead for their long-term care needs.
Eligible Applicants
Individuals;
Application and Award Processing
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. The availability of competitive grant funds under Title IV is announced from time to time via program announcements that are simultaneously published on www.grants.gov and on the AoA/ACL website at http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Grants/Funding/index.aspx. In addition, announcements intended for a wide audience of applicants may be published in the Federal Register. All required forms and instructions for specific program announcements can be found on the AoA/ACL website.Contract information is published in the 'Commerce Business Daily.'
Assistance Consideration
Grants may be made to any public or nonprofit private agency, organization, or institution. Contracts may be awarded to any agency, organization or institution. Grants and contracts are not available to individuals.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable. SF-425. Semi-annual progress reports and final reports are required of grantees. SF-425. Performance monitoring accomplished through site visits, review of progress reports, and general interaction between the Federal Program Officer and grantee.In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of Subpart F-Audit Requirements, under 45 CFR Part 75.500, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year. Except as noted in 45 CFR Part 75.500.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
See Chapter XIII, Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations on AoA supported projects. Annual guidelines, program information, and application instructions are available from the Administration on Aging, Washington, DC 20201.Records must be maintained for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure report.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $66,624
FY 2020 : $233,376
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
None