Alzheimer’s Disease Demonstration Grants to States

What is the aim of the Alzheimer’s Disease Demonstration Grants to States?

To assist States in creating a system of dementia care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their families, by carrying out demonstration projects for planning, establishing, and operating programs to: (1) Create models of assistance for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their families; and (2) to improve the responsiveness of the existing home and community based care system to persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders and their families by linking programs to other state system change efforts, including state programs to streamline consumer access to services and family caregiver support programs.

Who is Eligible to Apply for the Alzheimer’s Disease Demonstration Grants to States?

State government agencies are eligible for grant awards; the applicant agency is encouraged to have the support and active involvement of the Single State Agency on Aging. Only one application per State will be funded, however, multiple state and local agencies are encouraged to collaborate in planning and carrying out the project.

How to Apply for the Alzheimer’s Disease Demonstration Grants to States?

Grant Application for Federal Assistance (Nonconstruction Programs) are in accordance with program announcements developed by the Administration on Aging (AoA) and will be published in Grants.gov when funding is available. As specified in the program announcement, application forms and instructions may be obtained by writing to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, Grants Management Office, Washington, DC 20201.

How much is the Alzheimer’s Disease Demonstration Grants to States?

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 09 $11,464,000; FY 10 est $11,462,000; FY 11 est $11,464,000

Where to Apply for Alzheimer’s Disease Demonstration Grants to States?

Regional or Local Office
None. Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services, located at all HHS Federal Regional Offices.

Headquarters Office
Jane Tilly, One Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Phone: (202) 357-3438
Email: Jane.Tilly@AoA.HHS.gov

For more information about current funding opportunities and associated application forms visit – http://www.aoa.gov/doingbus/fundopp/fundopp.asp or www.grants.gov

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