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National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

Grant ID
291744
Grant Category
HHS-ACL
Funding Opportunity ID: 291744
Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-ABRC-0213
Opportunity Title: National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:  
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Income Security and Social Services
Category Explanation:  
CFDA Number(s): 93.048
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: Foreign entities are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Agency Code: HHS-ACL
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Community Living
Posted Date: Mar 14, 2017
Close Date: May 16, 2017 Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated Date: Mar 14, 2017
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $960,958
Estimated Total Program Funding: $960,958
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: ACL has identified the following core targets to establish a vision for activities of the NCEA as established in statute. At a minimum, applicants must identify how they propose to meet/carry-out the core targets for the NCEA. Applicants may propose additional targets that build upon or expand the core targets established by ACL. : The applicant must describe how it will carry out the following activities: 1.Serve as a national authority and leader on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. ACL interprets this to include, but is not limited to: Public Awareness: Develop and deploy a communications strategy to inform the public, professionals, and policymakers of key events, developments, information, and opportunities on at least a quarterly basis; Engage in activities to raise awareness of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation among professionals and the public, including developing, updating, and disseminating materials related to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day; Digital Communications: Maintain, manage, and monitor the Elder Abuse Listserv, and grow the membership Maintain and regularly update the content of the www.ncea.acl.gov website; Leadership: Work with other entities, both private and public, to create national collaborations to prevent or address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and related issues for the purpose of identifying opportunities for collaboration and coordination, identifying trends in the field, sharing knowledge, leveraging resources, and improving responses to members of the public and the professional community. Applications must identify a sample list of agencies/organizations they believe are important targets for these activities, and describe the criteria, methods, and frequency they would use to carry out the above activities and processes. 2. Annually compile, publish, and disseminate a summary of recently conducted research on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (202(d)(2)(a)). ACL interprets this to include, but is not limited to: Work with other national elder justice programs to coordinate assembly of relevant research in order to reduce redundancy of effort and to streamline access to this information by professionals in the field; Update NCEA website content with new and key research on elder abuse topics findings, as appropriate; Disseminate research findings and information in ways that translate relevant research into practice for professionals. Applications must identify a sample list of agencies/organizations they believe are important targets for these activities, and describe the criteria, methods, and frequency they would use to carry out the above activities and processes. 3. Develop and maintain an information clearinghouse on all programs (including private programs) showing promise of success for the prevention, identification, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (202(d)(2)(b)). ACL interprets this to include, but is not limited to: Work with other national elder abuse programs to coordinate assembly of relevant promising practices/policies in order to reduce redundancy of effort and to streamline access to this information by professionals in the field; Update NCEA website content with new and findings on best practices/policies, as appropriate; Identify best practices/policies in the field and disseminate this information to the field (e.g., via newsletters, briefs, webinars) Applications must identify a sample list of agencies/organizations they believe are important targets for these activities, and describe the criteria, methods, and frequency they would use to carry out the above activities and processes. 4. Compile, publish, and disseminate training materials for personnel who are engaged or intend to engage in the prevention, identification, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (202(d)(2)(c)). ACL interprets this to include, but is not limited to: Work with other national elder abuse programs to coordinate assembly of relevant curricula in order to reduce redundancy and streamline access to this information by professionals in the field; Provide training to professionals in the field on topics related to elder abuse and neglect; Update NCEA website content with new and key findings related to training materials, as appropriate; Identify and Disseminate training materials to the field Applications must identify a sample list of agencies/organizations they believe are important targets for these activities, and describe the criteria, methods, and frequency they would use to carry out the above activities and processes. 5. Provide technical assistance to State agencies and to other public and nonprofit private agencies and organizations to assist the agencies and organizations in planning, improving, developing, and carrying out programs and activities relating to the special problems of abuse, neglect, and exploitation(202(d)(2)(d)). ACL interprets this to include, but is not limited to: Work with other national elder abuse programs to coordinate provision of technical assistance in order to reduce redundancy and streamline access to this information by members of the public and professionals in the field; Provide technical assistance to elder abuse victims, their family members, other members of the public; professionals; and policy makers; Provide technical assistance to those who are conducting research and demonstration projects regarding the causes, prevention, identification, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation; (meets Section 202(d)(2)(e)). Update NCEA website content with “Frequently Asked Questions” and other information, as appropriate; Applications must identify a sample list of agencies/orgatizations they believe are important targets for these activities; describe the criteria, methods, and frequency they would use to carry out the above activities and processes; and describe the methods to be employed to measure and ensure quality and relevance of technical assistance and disseminate this information to the field. Please Note: ACL will host the National Center on Elder Abuse website. The platform includes a user content management system, and the NCEA grantee is responsible for maintaining and updating all website content, pending ACL review and approval. As established by HHS Grant s Policy Statement , “[i]n all cases, whether HHS funded all or part of the project or program resulting in the data, the Federal government must be given a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license for the Federal government to reproduce, publish, or otherwise use the material and to authorize others to do so for Federal purposes, e.g., to make it available in government-sponsored databases for use by other researchers…. Data developed by a subrecipient also are subject to this policy” (II-69). Any product developed under this grant may be copyrighted without ACL prior approval. However, the grantee may not in any way infringe upon the royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license of the Federal government. As such and within these parameters, ACL expects to assess all materials developed under this cooperative agreement for their appropriateness to post on the NCEA website for the use and benefit of the general public. ACL also retains the right to grant permission for others to use, distribute, and cite materials developed under this grant.
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