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Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.734
Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 6, 2022
Application: Jan 11, 2023

For programmatic or technical questions:
Donna Bethge

For grants management or budget questions:
Sean Lewis


This program provides funding to help communities develop or expand capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and support programs for older adults and adults with disabilities.

Program goals include:

  • Develop capacity to increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved areas/populations, who participate in evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and self-management support programs to empower them to better manage their chronic conditions
  • Identify and implement one or more robust strategies that will promote the sustainability of evidence-based self-management education and self-management support programs

Applicants must propose programs that engage underserved populations, such as Black, Latino, Indigenous, Native American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, persons of color, religious minorities, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, or people living in rural areas.


Eligible applicants are domestic public or private nonprofit entities including:

  • State, county, city, township, and special district governments
  • Tribal governments
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities
  • Indian housing authorities
  • Tribal organizations
  • Nonprofits having 501(c)(3) status
  • Independent school districts
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Community organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $600,000
Award floor: $500,000
Project period: 48 months
Estimated number of awards: 10
Estimated total program funding: $5,900,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to Donna Bethge by December 6, 2022.

Applicant conference call
November 16, 2022
1:00 p.m. Eastern
Call-in number: 888.577.8991
Passcode: 7371688
Playback number: 888.566.0039

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Behavioral health · Black or African American · Community and faith-based initiatives · Elderly population · Health conditions · Hispanic or Latino · Mental health · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Racial and ethnic groups · Substance use and misuse · Sustainability of programs · Veterans

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