Agency on Aging seeks applicants for grant-funded services

Agency on Aging seeks applicants for grant-funded services

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA) will release a competitive request for proposal on May 6 for Title III grant-funded services for transportation, nutrition services (congregate and home delivered meals), legal services, and caregiver services to be furnished in one or more of these counties: Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, and Warren, according to a news release.

All successful applicants must be a legally incorporated 501c3 nonprofit or affiliated with an institution of higher education or be a government entity. Grants are procured for a three-year period. Successful grant applicants will receive the initial grant for federal fiscal year 2025 beginning Oct. 1, 2024 and ending Sept. 30, 2025.

Completed applications must be submitted to WIAAA by no later than 5 p.m. on June 14. Interested persons should contact WIAAA at 309-793-6800 as soon as possible and state which services they seek funds for. In addition, all applicants will be encouraged to attend a bidder’s conference to be held at WIAAA on May 15 from 10 a.m. until noon.

About Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging:

The Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA) was founded in 1973 under an amendment to the Older Americans Act of 1965. The act is a federal law created to help older Americans live in their homes with safety and dignity as long as possible with appropriate services and support. There are approximately 629 area agencies across the nation, 13 in the State of Illinois.

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