National Ombudsman Resource Center

Grant ID
Grant Category
Funding Opportunity ID: 292342
Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-OMRC-0210
Opportunity Title: National Ombudsman Resource Center
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: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: 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. 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 09, 2017
Close Date: May 08, 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 09, 2017
Award Ceiling: $516,407
Award Floor: $516,407
Estimated Total Program Funding: $516,407
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: AoA will hold a competition for a cooperative agreement to operate the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center. The cooperative agreement will provide for training, technical assistance and support to the States’ Offices of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs, including local ombudsmen, in every State, Territory, and the District of Columbia. The objective of the National Ombudsman Resource Center is to support credible and effective Long-Term Care Ombudsman programs through the provision of technical assistance and training.The overall Center goals for the new grant cycle will be to: (1) enhance the skills, knowledge, and management capacity of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman programs to enable them to effectively respond to residents’ complaints and represent their interests on both an individual and systemic level; and (2) strengthen this Older Americans Act core program by developing innovative, effective approaches for states to provide Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program services to long-term care facility residents.
Version: Synopsis 1

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