Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Lombard, IL – AgeGuide, the Area Agency on Aging for Northeastern Illinois, has announced they are soliciting Letters of Interest from non-profit and local government organizations qualified to receive Federal/State of Illinois financial assistance grants to provide services for older adults (age 60+) as authorized under the Older Americans Act of 1965 in their eight (8) county Planning and Service Area consisting of DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. The funding period begins June 1, 2022 and ends December 31, 2023.
Programs available for the funding opportunity include:
- Counseling in Kankakee County
- Counseling in Kendall County
- Counseling in McHenry County
- Counseling in Will County
- Transportation in 8-County Region
- Education Technology in 8-County Region
- Health Promotion in 8-County Region
“We are excited to announce this special funding opportunity provided by the American Rescue Plan Act for Fiscal Years 2022-24” said Marla Fronczak, CEO of AgeGuide. “We look forward to fostering new partnerships and building on previous relationships with local organizations to provide exceptional services that will help older adults thrive in their communities.”
The service provider must adhere to AgeGuide’s General Service requirements in addition to service-specific requirements. For further information about grant requirements and application process, visit the AgeGuide webpage: www.ageguide.org/rfp
Successful applicants must comply with all applicable pre-qualification requirements including, but not limited to, current DUNS and SAM numbers, acceptable fiscal management/fiscal stability (including the ability to meet Federal matching requirements), are in good standing with the Secretary of State and not on any Debarred/Suspended/Stop Payment/Excluded Parties listings.
Letters of Interest should be sent to [email protected] no later than February 16, 2022.
AgeGuide Northeastern Illinois, an Area Agency on Aging, is a nonprofit organization responsible for developing and coordinating a network of services for older persons throughout an eight-county area in northeastern Illinois. AgeGuide informs and advises public and private agencies and the general public of the needs of older persons living in its region, and acts as an advocate on their behalf. The Agency serves DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties. Other information about AgeGuide, other topics of interest to older adults, and links to additional resources are available at the Agency’s web site: www.ageguide.org.