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Fiscal Year 2002 Program Announcement; Availability of Funds and Notice Regarding Applications

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Administration on Aging, HHS.


Announcement of availability of funds and request for applications.

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The Administration on Aging announces that under the Statewide Legal Hotlines Program it will hold a competition to fund grant awards for seven to eight (7-8) projects at a federal share of approximately $100,000 to $175,000 per year for a project period of up to three (3) years.

Purpose of grant awards: The purpose of these projects is to establish, or expand or improve, Statewide Legal Hotlines aimed at advancing the quality and accessibility of the legal assistance provided to older persons.

Eligibility for grant awards and other requirements: Eligibility for grant awards is limited to public and/or non-profit agencies, faith-based and community-based organizations experienced in providing legal assistance to older persons.

Grantees are required to provide a 25% non-federal match.


The deadline date for the submission of applications is August 5, 2002.


Application kits are available by writing to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, Office of Consumer Choice and Protection, 330 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20201, by calling 202/619-1058 or online at:​egrants.

Applications must be mailed or hand-delivered to the Office of Grants Management at the same address. Instructions for electronic mailing of grant applications are available at​egrants.

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Dated: May 8, 2002.

Josefina G. Carbonell,

Assistant Secretary for Aging.

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[FR Doc. 02-12003 Filed 5-13-02; 8:45 am]