[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 246 (Thursday, December 23, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 80818-80819]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-32248]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration on Aging


Funding Availability for Title VI Grant Applications; Extension

    Purpose of Notice: Because of the continuing needs of Tribal 
elders, the Administration on Aging is extending the date for which the 
Title VI grants applications for the grant period April 1, 2011 to 
March 31, 2014 are due. Applications will be accepted from Tribes with 
grants that end on March 31, 2011.
    Funding Opportunity Title/Program Name: Older Americans Act (OAA), 
Title VI, Part A--Grants for Native Americans, Part B--Grants for 
Native Hawaiian Programs and Part C--Grants for the Native American 
Caregiver Support Program.
    Announcement Type: This is the second announcement regarding these 
grant dollars extending the due date.
    Funding Opportunity Number: Program Announcement No. HHS-2011-AoA-
Title VI-1101.

    Statutory Authority:  The Older Americans Act, Public Law 109-
365.

    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 93.047, 
Title VI Parts A and B and 93.054, Title VI Part C.


DATES: The deadline date for the submission of applications is January 
7, 2011.

I. Funding Opportunity Description

    This announcement seeks proposals for grants to provide nutritional 
and supportive services to Indian elders and Native Hawaiian elders 
under Part A and Part B and Family Caregiver support services under 
Part C. The goal of these programs is to increase home and community 
based services to older Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, 
which respond to local needs and are consistent with evidence-based 
prevention practices. A detailed description of the funding opportunity 
may be found at http://www.aoa.gov.

II. Award Information

    1. Funding Instrument Type: Grant.
    2. Anticipated Total Priority Area Funding per Budget Period.
    The Administration on Aging (AoA) will accept applications for 
funding for a three-year project period, April 1, 2011 to March 31, 
2014, in FY 2011 under the OAA, Title VI, Part A--Grants for Native 
Americans, Part B--Grants for Native Hawaiian Programs and Part C--
Grants for the Native American Caregiver Support Program. Current 
annual funding levels for Title VI, Part A and Part B range from 
$76,160 to $186,000. Current annual funding levels for Title VI, Part C 
range from $14,410 to $57,680. Distribution of funds among tribal 
organizations and Native Hawaiian organizations is subject to the 
availability of appropriations to carry out Title VI. Funding is based 
on the number of eligible elders age 60 and over in your proposed 
service area. Successful applications from new grantees will be funded 
pending availability of additional funds. For those applying for Title 
VI, Parts A and B funding you have the option to also apply for Part C. 
However, to apply for Part C, you must apply for both Part A and Part C 
or Part B and Part C.

III. Eligibility Criteria and Other Requirements

1. Eligible Applicants

    Eligibility for grant awards is limited to Tribes with grants that 
end on March 31, 2011. A tribal organization or Indian tribe must meet 
the application requirements contained in sections 612(a), 612(b), and 
612(c) of the OAA. A public or nonprofit organization serving Native 
Hawaiians must meet the application requirements contained in sections 
622(1), 622(2), and 625 of the OAA. Under the Native American Caregiver 
Support Program, a tribal or

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Native Hawaiian organization must meet the requirements as contained in 
section 631 of the OAA.
    These sections are described in the application kit.

2. Cost Sharing or Matching

    Cost Sharing or matching does not apply to these grants.

3. DUNS Number

    All grant applicants must obtain a D-U-N-S number from Dun and 
Bradstreet. It is a nine-digit identification number, which provides 
unique identifiers of single business entities. The D-U-N-S number is 
free and easy to obtain from http://www.dnb.com/US/duns_update/.

4. Intergovernmental Review

    Executive Order 12372, Intergovernmental Review of Federal 
Programs, is not applicable to these grant applications.

IV. Application and Submission Information

1. Address To Request Application Package

    Application kits are available by writing to the U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, Office for American 
Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian Programs, Washington, DC 
20201, by calling 202/357-3422, or online at http://www.aoa.gov.

2. Address for Application Submission

    Applicants are encouraged to submit applications electronically via 
e-mail to Grants.Office@aoa.hhs.gov with the following in the subject 
line of the e-mail: ``FY2011-2014 Title VI Application: (insert your 
tribal organization name).'' If sending via overnight delivery service, 
applications must be submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and 
Human Services, Administration on Aging, Office of Grants Management, 
One Massachusetts Ave., NW., Room 4714, Washington, DC 20201, attn: Yi-
Hsin Yan, and documented with a receipt by the deadline listed in the 
DATES section of this Notice.
    Faxed applications will not be accepted.

3. Submission Dates and Times

    To receive consideration, applications must be received by 11:59 
p.m. est on the deadline listed in the DATES section of this Notice.

V. Responsiveness Criteria

    Each application submitted will be screened to determine whether it 
was received by the closing date and time. Applications received by the 
closing date and time will be screened for completeness and conformity 
with the requirements outlined in Sections III and IV of this Notice 
and the Program Announcement. Only complete applications that meet 
these requirements will be considered for funding.

VI. Application Review Information

    Not Applicable.

VII. Agency Contacts

    Direct inquiries regarding programmatic issues to U.S. Department 
of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, Office for 
American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Programs, 
Washington, DC 20201, telephone: (202) 357-3502.

    Dated: December 17, 2010.
Kathy Greenlee,
Assistant Secretary for Aging.
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