Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund innovative programs that promote the health, well-being, and independence of older adults and to complement or supplement the support activities of primary caregivers.
Areas of focus include: family caregiver issues and services; special populations such as elders with special needs, isolated, marginalized, LGBT elders and those who are disadvantaged by racial, cultural and/or linguistic barriers; health promotion programs that focus on evidence-based programs for older adults; transportation; housing insecurity; social insecurity/isolation; health and wellness, including physical and behavioral health; and economic insecurity.
Funding is available by MVES through the Older American Act and is subject to availability of federal funding. The project begins on October 1 and ends on September 30, 2023.
MVES is requesting Letters of Intent from organizations wishing to apply for funding to support individuals ages 60 and older in MVES’ service area, which includes Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Revere, Stoneham, Wakefield and Winthrop. The Letter of Intent, not to exceed two pages, should include:
- Purpose of the program
- Which of the AAA funding priorities the program will address
- The estimated amount of Title III funding the applicant will request
- Anticipated number of older adults the program expects to serve
- Cities and towns the program plans to serve
Letters of Intent should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 p.m. on Friday, June 10. They will be reviewed and prospective applicants will be notified no later than close of business on Wednesday, June 15 regarding their eligibility to complete the full application for Title III funding which will be due on Wednesday, July 6 at 4 p.m.
If you have questions please contact Lauren Reid, MVES Director of Community Programs, at email@example.com or 781-388-2382.