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Empowering Communities to Reduce Falls and Falls Risk

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: 93.761
Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 18, 2020
Application: Feb 2, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Shannon Skowronski

For grants management or budget questions:
Sean Lewis


The Administration for Community Living provides grants to help communities reduce falls and/or falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs. An emphasis is on projects that will target specific populations, such as rural communities, underserved areas, veterans, caregivers, or Tribal elders.

This funding opportunity has 2 goals.

  1. Through robust partnerships, develop a result-based, comprehensive strategy for reducing falls and falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities living in the community
  2. Significantly increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities who participate in evidence-based falls prevention programs, while concurrently pursuing the sustainability of these programs beyond the end of the grant period

Eligible applicants are domestic public or private nonprofit entities including:

  • State and local governments
  • Tribal governments
  • Tribal organizations
  • Faith-based and community-based organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $300,000
Award floor: $200,000
Project period: 36 months
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $1,725,304

Application process

Links to the application and full announcement 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 Shannon Skowronski by December 18, 2020.

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · American Indian or Alaska Native · Community and faith-based initiatives · Elderly population · Informal caregivers · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Public health · Veterans

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