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Elder Justice Innovation Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.747
Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 9, 2017
Application: Aug 14, 2017

For programmatic or technical questions:
Mary Twomey

For grants management or budget questions:
Sean Lewis


Elder Justice Innovation Grants provide funding to support the development and advancement of new and emerging issues related to elder justice.

Priority areas include:

  • Responses to reduce harm: Individual-level and system-level responses to reduce harm for those who have experienced maltreatment, particularly those responses that incorporate trauma-informed and resiliency-building approaches for serving older adults and adults with disabilities
  • Adult maltreatment outcomes analysis: How analysis of large data sets can provide insight into individuals' experiences of maltreatment and their involvement with Adult Protective Services
  • Adult protective services administration promising practices: Building the evidence on promising practices

Eligible applicants include:

  • Domestic public or private nonprofit entities
  • State and local governments
  • Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American)
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Community-based organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Award floor: $350,000 per year
Project period: 2 years
Expected number of awards: 4
Estimated total program funding: $1,850,000

This program will fund up to 75% of the project's total cost. Matching may be from non-federal cash and in-kind contributions.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through

Applicants are requested, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to Mary Twomey by July 9, 2017.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Aging and aging-related services · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Elderly population · People with disabilities

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