National Family Caregiver Support, Title III, Part E

To assist States, Territories in providing multifaceted systems of support services for: (1) Family caregivers; and (2) older relative caregivers.

Services to be provided include: information to caregivers about available services; assistance to caregivers in gaining access to the services; individual
counseling, and caregiver training to caregivers to assist the caregivers in making decisions and solving problems relating to their caregiving roles; respite care to enable caregivers to be temporarily relieved from their caregiving responsibilities; and supplemental services, on a limited basis, to complement the care provided by caregivers.

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.

Administration for Community Living Regional Administrator, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, located at all HHS Federal Regional Offices.

(See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listings.).
Website Address

http://www.acl.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Health Services, Wisconsin Department Of $ 3,172,677   2018-10-012020-09-30
Department Of Rehabilitation Services, The $ 1,911,519   2018-10-012020-09-30
Aging, New York State Office For The $ 10,747,869   2018-10-012020-09-30
Nevada Department Of Health And Human Services $ 1,501,836   2018-10-012020-09-30
Pa Department Of Aging $ 7,774,680   2018-10-012020-09-30
Human Services, Georgia Department Of $ 4,567,554   2018-10-012020-09-30
Arizona Department Of Economic Security $ 4,129,443   2018-10-012020-09-30
Elder Affairs, Florida Department Of $ 14,814,818   2018-10-012020-09-30
Human Services, Colorado Department Of $ 2,464,506   2018-10-012020-09-30
Governors Office Of Elderly Affairs $ 2,294,098   2018-10-012020-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

This authority is for making grants to States under Title III-E to enable the provision of multifaceted systems of support services for family caregivers; and for grandparents or older individuals who are relative caregivers.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Formula grants: State governments and U.S.

Territories, with distribution to designated area agencies on aging through an approved State plan and intrastate funding formula.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Family caregivers, grandparents and older individuals who are relative caregivers will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Formula Grants - 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.

Applicants are encouraged to consult with the Administration for Community Living in the development of the application.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

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. Formula Grants - Application Procedures: Consult with the appropriate Regional Office for State application instructions.

Award Procedures

Formula Grants - The Administration for Community Living awards funds through a statutory formula to State Agencies on Aging. State agencies approve and award funds to designated sub-state level organizations.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Older Americans Act, as amended, Public Law 106- 501, Title III, Part E.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days. Formula Grants - States are entitled to these grants by statue.

Appeals

Formula Grants - Appeals are processed in accordance with the HHS regulations in 45 CFR, Part 1321, and Section 2112 of Title 28, U.S.C.

Renewals

Formula Grants - State plans are submitted for a 2,3,or 4-year period, with annual revisions as necessary.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title 45 CFR 1321.49. Formula grants (Title III-E) -- are 75 percent Federal and 25 percent nonfederal. The nonfederal contribution may be in the form of cash or in-kind contributions, including equipment or services. Matching Requirements: Percent: 25%. This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

One year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment Management System.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program progress reports are required semi-annually for formula and project grants.

Information submitted through the Payment Management System.

Annual Reports.

A SF-425 Financial report is due at the end of each grant year.

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 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

Financial records must be kept available for 3 years after submission of expenditure reports and 5 years after final disposition of non-expendable property in accordance with the regulations at 45 CFR 74, Subpart D.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0142-0-1-506.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 16 $150,586,000; FY 17 est $150,299,736; and FY 18 est $150,300,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Formula and Project Grants: 45 CFR 75,

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Administration for Community Living Regional Administrator, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, located at all HHS Federal Regional Offices. (See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listings.).

Headquarters Office

Greg Link 330 C Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20201 Email: greg.link@acl.hhs.gov Phone: 202-795-7386

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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