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BayPath Elder Services announces the availability of Older Americans Act funds for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022.
By DebraMcDonagh / March 19, 2021

Call for Proposals.

BayPath Elder Services announces the availability of Older Americans Act funds for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022.  

  • Title III-B Supportive Services
  • Title III-D Healthy Living Evidence-Based Programs
  • Title III-E Support Services for Family Caregivers

Proposed Programs

All proposed programs must address those service categories mandated by the Older Americans Act that target minority and lower-income older adults (considered at age 60+). Program funding is for a one-year grant cycle, beginning October 1, 2021, and ending September 30, 2022. 

Letter of Interest

The Area Agency on Aging is currently ​requiring Letters of Interest (LOIs) for first time proposals or applicants. All potential grantees, wishing to apply for funds to support individuals 60+ within our service region, may submit an LOI. 
Due Date for LOI's is: 4/14/2021. 

LOI's should be less than 500 words and include:

  • A brief program description
  • Budget estimates
  • The estimated number of older adults or caregivers to be served
  • Estimated service units
  • The community (communities) that will be served.  

Key Dates

  • Deadline for a Letter of Interest is 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
  • A technical assistance session is on May 12, 2021.
  • Deadline for completed grant applications: 5 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021. 

Documents for download:

Click here to download the complete FFY22 Grant Availability Guidelines. 
Click here to download the guidelines for the Letter of Interest. 
Click here to download the Legal Notice. 


Questions regarding the Letter of Interest, Grant Procedure Manual, attendance at the technical assistance session, or for further information, contact:

Fran Bakstran 
508-573-7346 | fbakstran@baypath.org


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