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2018 Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program

Grant Opportunities

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACL-AOA-FPSG-0255
Funding Opportunity Name: 2018 Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program financed by Prevention and Public Health Fund
Agency Name: HHS, Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living
Closing Date for Application: Apr 30, 2018
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,014,127
Award Ceiling: $600,000
Award Floor: $50,000

Description: 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) 2018 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 10 entities to develop capacity, bring to scale, and 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.

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