MCOA is seeking proposals from COAs who want to conduct a ten week ‘Living YOUR Best Life’ Resiliency Training Course. Grants of to Bid$2,500 each will be awarded to 30 Councils on Aging.
“Living YOUR Best Life”, is an expanded version of the ‘Live Your Life Well’ Resilience one-day training and is a 10-week program with one 1-hour class per week. The course is to be run by a facilitator, (could be a LICSW or other Behavioral Health provider but this is not required). The course contains 10 tools which are the foundation for the course, and programs can consider having a guest or expert speaker on some or all of the 10 tool topics.
MCOA will award grants through an open competitive application process. Grants will be made pending available funding from the Service Incentive Grant from Elder Affairs. Grant opportunities are available to all eligible COAs. Awards made will be announced by March 12, 2021, and projects can begin any time after the award is issued. The course must be completed by, and funds must be expended by June 30, 2021.