2019 Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program

The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 10 entities to develop capacity, bring to scale, and

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sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will help to reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and/or fall-related injuries in older adults.

ACL aims to compete these 10 grants via two options (both with 36-month grant periods):
(A) Sustainable Systems Grants:
approximately six grants of $400,000 to $600,00 focused on developing integrated, sustainable systems for delivering falls prevention programs; (B) Capacity-Building Grants:
approximately four grants of $50,000 to $150,000 to build capacity to introduce and deliver falls prevention programs within underserved areas and/or populations.


Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://acl.gov/grants/open-opportunities

Additional Information of Eligibility:
To help ensure a wider geographic reach, it is unlikely that more than one applicant per state will be funded within each funding option.

Current or previous ACL Fall Prevention grantees are not excluded from this funding opportunity, but must note previous funding in their application and provide a strong rationale for the need for additional funding, which must include significant enhancement of the evidence-based prevention program network developed with prior funding, expansion of the program to geographic areas where the particular program(s) are not currently offered, and/or a focus on reaching a different target population.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://acl.gov/grants/open-opportunities

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Date Posted:
2018-11-27

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2019-02-28



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