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2020 Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribal Organizations, Agencies, IHEs,
and Hospitals for Chronic Disease Management Education

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Community Living (ACL) - Administration on Aging (AoA)

Conf. Date:

12/12/19

LOI Date:

12/19/19

Deadline Date:

01/29/20 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit, faith-based, community, and tribal organizations, and agencies, hospitals, and IHEs for community-based programs that promote self-management of chronic diseases among older adults and those with disabilities. Funding is intended to address behavioral health and chronic pain through the implementation of appropriate evidence-based self-management education and self-management support programs.

Evidence-based chronic disease self-management education (CDSME) programs can help mitigate the chronic disease burden by empowering participants to better manage their conditions. The acronym, CDSME, is an umbrella term for community-based education programs specifically designed to enhance patient self-management of chronic conditions (including behavioral health concerns and chronic pain). 

These programs focus on building multiple health behaviors and generalizable skills such as goal setting, decision making, problem solving, and self-monitoring, and are proven to maintain or improve health outcomes of older adults with chronic conditions. Similarly, a self-management support program is a community-based, behavioral change intervention that is proven to increase one or more skills or behaviors relevant to chronic disease self-management such as physical activity or medication management.

Program Goals:

  • Goal 1: Through robust partnerships, develop a result-based, comprehensive strategy for addressing behavioral health and/or chronic pain among older adults and adults with disabilities living in your community.
  • Goal 2: Significantly increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities who participate in evidence-based self-management education and/or self-management support programs to empower them to better manage these chronic condition(s), while concurrently pursuing the sustainability of these programs beyond the end of the grant period.

For information about grantee responsibilities, see Page 6 of the Guidelines in Attached Files, below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187508

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,890,284

Number of Grants:

Expected Number of Awards: 7

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request a total budget from $200,000 to a maximum of $300,000 for the three-year project period

Term of Contract:

36 months

Eligibility:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally funded tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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.

To help ensure a wider geographic reach, it is unlikely that more than one applicant per state or tribe will be funded under this funding opportunity.

Current or previous ACL Chronic Disease Self-Management Education grantees are not excluded from this funding opportunity, but must provide a strong rationale for the need for additional funding. This must include significant enhancement of the integrated, sustainable program network developed with prior funding (i.e. not a continuation of current efforts, but rather an innovative approach that features new partnerships and/or programs targeting behavioral health and/or chronic pain among older adults and adults with disabilities).

Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for or receive awards made under this announcement.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An informational conference call will be held on December 12, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET.

The dial-in information is below:
Toll Free Number: 888-917-8054 Passcode: 5632220

A recording will be available approximately one hour after the call concludes at the following number:
Toll Free Playback Number: 866-517-3728

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted through Grants.gov by 11:59 PM ET, on January 29, 2020.

The deadline for Letters of Intent is December 19, 2019. Applicants are requested, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to apply for this funding opportunity. The purpose of the letter of intent is to allow staff to estimate the number of independent reviewers needed and to avoid potential conflicts of interest in the review.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications a minimum of 3-5 days prior to the application closing date. Do not wait until the last day in the event you encounter technical difficulties, either on your end or, with Grants.gov. Grants.gov can take up to 48 hours to notify applicants of a successful submission.

Every applicant organization and sub-recipient organization must have the following four registrations in place to submit a grant application:
- Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)
- DUNS Number registration (https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/)
- System for Award Management (SAM.gov) registration; and
- Grants.gov registration

ACL Grants Overview: https://acl.gov/grants

Application information: https://acl.gov/grants/applying-grants

Application tips: https://acl.gov/grants/applying-grants/application-tips

Register with Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322454

For a list of application documents, see the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov page above.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit LOIs and direct questions to:
Kristie Kulinski, Administration on Aging
kristie.kulinski@acl.hhs.gov

For help with Grants.gov, contact the Applicant Support Center:
1-800-518-4726
support@grants.gov

CFDA Number:

93.734

Funding or Pin Number:

HHS-2020-ACL-AOA-CSSG-0365

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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