Availability of Program Application Instructions for Adult Protective Services (APS) Funding

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) recently announced the “Elder Justice Act – Adult Protective Services” funding opportunity in accordance with section 2042(b) of subtitle B of title XX of the Social Security Act, otherwise known as the Elder Justice Act (EJA) as authorized and funded through the Further Additional Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, 2024, Public Law 118-35. In accordance with these statutes, the purpose of this opportunity is to enhance and improve adult protective services provided by States, the District of Columbia, and the Territories. Funds awarded to States and Territories under this opportunity will provide Adult Protective Services (APS) programs with resources to enhance, improve, and expand the ability of APS to investigate allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 

The project period for awards made under this announcement have an estimated start date of April 1, 2024, and an estimated end date of March 30, 2028. These awards have a 24-month budget period and the projected available funding for FY 2024 is $13,766,829. Eligible entities for these awards include agencies and units of State government with the legal responsibility to provide adult protective services.

To receive consideration, Letters of Assurance and the Initial Spend Plan must be submitted by Friday, March 15, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET. 

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Date Posted: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Date Closing: 
Friday, March 15, 2024
Sponsor/Funding Agency: 
Administration for Community Living (ACL)