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Grants for falls prevention programs avaialble from AoA

Do you have a falls prevention program that you're interested in developing? The Administration on Aging has 8 grants availalbe, of $300,000-$600,000 each, to offset the cost of developing falls prevention programs.

Agency Name:     Administration for Community Living

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) 2016 funds to make two-year grants to approximately 8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and fall-related injuries in older adults and older adults with disabilities. Goal 1: Significantly increase the number of older adults and older adults with disabilities at risk of falls who participate in evidence-based community programs to reduce falls and falls risks; and Goal 2: Implement innovative funding arrangements (e.g. contracts with integrated health care systems) to support community-based falls prevention programs beyond the grant period, while embedding the programs into an integrated, sustainable evidence-based prevention program network.

Deadline:     April 6, 2016

Eligible Applicants:    

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