Special Programs for the Aging, Title VI, Part A, Grants to Indian Tribes, Part B, Grants to Native Hawaiians

To promote the delivery of supportive services, including nutrition services, to American Indians, Alaskan natives, and Native Hawaiians that are comparable to services provided under Title III.

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Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Regional Administrator, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services Regional Offices (See Appendix IV of the Catalog).
Website Address

http://www.acl.gov


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
University Of North Dakota $ 250,000   2018-09-302021-09-29
Cowlitz Indian Tribe $ 371,100   2017-04-012020-03-31
Alu Like, Inc. $ 3,010,000   2017-04-012020-03-31
San Carlos Apache Tribal Council $ 371,100   2017-04-012020-03-31
Puyallup Tribe Of Indians $ 371,100   2017-04-012020-03-31
Absentee Shawnee Tribe Of Oklahoma $ 371,100   2017-04-012020-03-31
Delaware Tribe Of Indians $ 371,100   2017-04-012020-03-31
The Cherokee Nation $ 373,443   2017-04-012020-03-31
Southcentral Foundation $ 371,100   2017-04-012020-03-31
Pueblo Of Laguna $ 371,100   2017-04-012020-03-31



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds are available through grants to eligible Indian Tribal Organizations for services comparable to those provided under Title III.

Services must include nutrition services and information and referral, and may include transportation and other services authorized under Title III.

Funds may be used for staffing senior centers.

Indian Tribes receive funds based on a formula that considers the number of eligible elder Indians sixty years of age or older represented by the tribal organizations with population ranges from 50-100, 101-200, 201-300, 301-400, 401-500, 501 to 1,500, and 1,501+.

Grants also are available to private or nonprofit organizations having the capacity to provide services to older Native Hawaiians.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Tribal organizations of Indian tribes eligible for assistance under Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C.

450b), and public or nonprofit private organizations which serve Native Hawaiian Elders, which represent at least 50 Indians or Hawaiians 60 years of age or older.

Applicants must demonstrate that they have the ability to deliver supportive and nutrition services.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Indians who are 60 years of age and older, and in the case of nutrition services, their spouses. Tribes also have the authority to define Indians under 60 years of age as 'older Indian' making them eligible for services.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicable costs and administrative procedures will be determined in accordance with Parts 75 and 92 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. In order to receive a grant, the eligible tribal organization, or for Native Hawaiians, the nonprofit private organization serving Native Hawaiians, must submit an application in accordance with instructions published in the Grants.gov by the Administration on Aging.

Award Procedures

Notification of award will be issued to the grantee.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Older Americans Act of 1965, Title VI, Public Law 89-73, 92 Stat. 1513.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days. Usually within 60 to 120 days from closing date or receipt of application.

Appeals

Appeals are processed in accordance with Administration on Aging regulations in 45 CFR 1326 and 1328.

Renewals

Renewals within the grant period are based on satisfactory performance during the prior year, and the availability of funds.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. This program has no matching requirements. This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. See funding agency and program statue for further details.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Funds for grants are awarded for no less than a 12-month period. . All funds must be expended 90 days after the end of the project year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grantees receive a notice of award via grants solutions and funds are released via Payment Management System.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

A program performance and SF-425 financial report are due annually to the funding agency.

No performance monitoring is required.

Submitted through the Payment Management System.

No progress reports are required.

No expenditure reports are required.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

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.

Records

All records for this program including financial reports/program reports, payment management records must be maintained for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure reports.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0142-0-1-506.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 16 $29,773,242; FY 17 est $30,272,931; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

FY 16 Ranges for Part A - $75,540-$186,042; Part B - $1,505,000 FY 17 Ranges for Part A - $73,990-$181,831; Part B - $1,505,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

45 CFR 1328. Guidelines are issued by the Assistant Secretary for Aging.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Regional Administrator, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services Regional Offices (See Appendix IV of the Catalog).

Headquarters Office

Cynthia LaCounte 330 C Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: Cynthia.LaCounte@acl.hhs.gov Phone: 202-357-0148

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Awards are made based upon the extent to which the project meets the requirements of the law and regulations.



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