Aging Home-Delivered Nutrition Services for States

Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to provide grants to States to support nutrition services including nutritious meals, nutrition education and other appropriate nutrition services for older Americans in order to maintain health, independence and quality of life.

Meals will
be delivered to the home where the older individual is homebound.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Regional Administrator, Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services, Regional Offices.
Website Address

http://www.aoa.gov



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2008: NA. Fiscal Year 2009: Fifty-six grants will be made to States and related jurisdictions in fiscal year 2009. Home delivered meals improve nutritional status, decrease the risk of disease and disability, and help maintain physical and mental functions to millions of older Americans. Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Local projects must provide a hot or other appropriate meal which complies with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and provides one-third of the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI), at least once per day, five or more days per week, except in rural areas where a lesser frequency is determined feasible, to eligible people aged 60 and over and their spouses.

at least once per day, five or more days per week, except in rural areas where a lesser frequency is determined feasible, to eligible people aged 60 and over and their spouses.

None; doesn"t apply.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals): Food and Nutrition.

U.S.

Territories and possessions (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Food and Nutrition; Income Security/Social Service/Welfare; Income Security/Social Service/Welfare

Beneficiary Eligibility

Senior Citizen (60+)

Credentials/Documentation

Applicable costs and administrative procedures will be determined in accordance with Part 92 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

Applicant Eligibility: Only States and U.S. Territories which have State Agencies on Aging designated by the governors and an approved state plan are eligible to receive these grants.

Beneficiary Eligibility: Older individuals aged 60 and over and their spouses, especially those older individuals with the greatest social need or those with the greatest economic need, and in certain cases, under age 60, if the individual is handicapped or disabled and resides with an older individual. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. NA

Award Procedures

Awards are made based upon the formula established to states and territories who have a currently approved state plan.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5; Older Americans Act of 1965, Parts A and C, as amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.

Appeals

Appeals are processed in accordance with the HHS regulations in 45 CFR Part 1321, and Section 2112 of Title 28, U.S.C.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Percent: 15.%. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Funds for grants awarded will remain available until September 30, 2010. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Reporting as required under ARRA (P.L.

111-5), M-09-10, the OAA as amended, quarterly SF 269 Financial Status Report, quarterly Program Performance Report, and any additional reports as cited in the Notice of Award.

Reporting as required under ARRA (P.L.

111-5), M-09-10, the OAA as amended, quarterly SF 269 Financial Status Report, quarterly Program Performance Report, and any additional reports as cited in the Notice of Award.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133, (Revised, June 24, 1997), "Audits of State and Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards.

Records

Records must be kept available for 3 years after submission of the final expenditure report.

Financial Information

Account Identification

95-0142-0-1-506.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $32,000,000; FY 10 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Home-Delivered Nutrition Services: $20,000 to $3,200,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

45 CFR 92, 45 CFR 1321, 2 CFR, Public Law 111-5, M-09-10.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Regional Administrator, Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services, Regional Offices.

Headquarters Office

Bob Hornyak Department of Health and Human Services
Administration on Aging, Washington 20201 Email: Robert.Hornyak@aoa.hhs.gov Phone: 202-357-0150

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Non-competitive. State grants are awarded based on approval of a State plan.



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