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Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs

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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 17, 2021
Application: Jan 25, 2022

For programmatic or technical questions:
Donna Bethge

For grants management or budget questions:
Sean Lewis


The Administration for Community Living provides funding 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, and/or tribal elders.

This funding opportunity has 2 goals.

  1. Develop or expand capacity to significantly increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved areas/populations, who participate in evidence-based falls prevention programs to empower them to reduce their risk of falls
  2. Enhance the sustainability of evidence-based falls prevention programs through the implementation of robust sustainability strategies

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: 36 months
Estimated number of awards: 7
Estimated total program funding: $3,800,000

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 Donna Bethge by December 17, 2021.

Applicant conference call
Playback number: 800.813.5529

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 · Sustainability of programs · Veterans

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