Southwestern CT Agency on Aging announces an ARPA Grant opportunity. The American Recovery Plan Act includes considerable funding for programs serving older adults. The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally affected older adults. It is SWCAA’s intention to use these funds to improve or build capacity for community-based services. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, food, social engagement, and long-term care services to help older adults get the supports they need. This RFP is open to municipalities and nonprofit organizations serving older adults in SW CT. Applicants must serve adults age 60+ and/or their caregivers. Services must meet descriptions developed by State and Federal Funders, see Title III-B, III-D, and III-E service definitions below. Applications that address the following areas are encouraged: mental health services, chore services, social isolation, food insecurity.
The project period is January 17, 2022-September 30, 2022. The maximum award per application is $50,000.
The application deadline is November 10, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. Please review the submission details outlined in the ARPA Request for Proposals below.
ARPA SELF EVALUATION CHECKLIST FOR GRANTEES– Please review before applying.
ARPA REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS– Please review all submission details.
Title III B Service Definitions
Title III D Service Definitions
Title III D Based Health Promotion Programs
Title III E Service Definitions
All Applicants Must Submit the Following (See ARPA Request for Proposals for details)
- ARPA APPLICATION
- ARPA Budget-Complete one of the following based on funding type
- APPLICATION ATTACHMENTS
- Agency Audit or IRS Form 990 (Submission is not required if you are a current Grantee with the document on file.)
For More Information
Please contact Gretchen James at GJames@SWCAA.org or 203-814-3620.