Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging (SUAs) and Tribal Organizations in Major Disasters

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
09/09/2019
Organization: 
HHS
Description: 

Grants awarded under this announcement are to provide disaster reimbursement and assistance funds to those State Units on Aging (SUAs), and federally recognized Tribal Organizations who are currently receiving a grant under Title VI of the Older Americans Act (OAA), as amended. These funds only become available when the President of the United States declares a Major Disaster and may only be used in those areas designated in the Major Disaster Declaration issued by the President of the United States under the Robert T. Stafford Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Eligible SUAs and Title VI Tribal grantees should discuss all disaster applications with ACL Regional staff before submitting a formal application. The amount of funds requested should be discussed with Regional staff before the application is completed. Providing a draft of the narrative justification for the application to the Regional Office will help expedite the processing of an award. SUAs, and federally recognized Tribal Organizations currently receiving a grant under Title VI of the OAA must submit proposals electronically via http://www.grants.gov. At http//www.grants.gov, you will be able to download a copy of the application packet, complete it off-line, and then upload and submit the application via the Grants.gov website. Statutory Authority Title III of the Older Americans Act (OAA) (42 U.S.C. 3030), as amended by the Older American Act Amendments of 2016, P.L. 114-144

Category: 
Disaster Assistance
Funding Amount: 
up to $450,000
Matching Funds: 
no
Eligibility: 
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Federally recognized tribal organizations who are receiving a grant under Title VI of the Older Americans Act (as amended) within the areas declared a federal major disaster area by the President of the United States
Contact Information: 
Kathleen Votava kathleen.votava@acl.hhs.gov