This funding opportunity is designed to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based self-management education programs that empower older adults and adults with disabilities from underserved areas and populations to better manage their chronic conditions.
The grants are intended to increase the
number of chronic disease self-management education program participants, while concurrently increasing the sustainability of these proven programs through innovative funding arrangements and by embedding the programs into the nation’s health and long-term services and supports systems.
The awards will be made in the form of cooperative agreements because AoA will be substantially involved.
Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspxAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are domestic public or private non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education.
Current 2012 PPHF CDSME grantees are not excluded from this funding opportunity but must provide a strong rationale for the need for additional funding.
Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.Full Opportunity Web Address:http://www.acl.gov/Funding_Opportunities/Announcements/Index.aspxContact:
Michele BoutaughMichele.Boutaugh@acl.hhs.gov Agency Email Description:
Grants Policy Agency Email:
Michele.Boutaugh@acl.hhs.gov Date Posted:
2015-04-01Application Due Date: