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MCOA is pleased to announce Direct Grant Opportunities for Field Demonstration Projects for the FY24 fiscal year. MCOA anticipates using $370,000 in state Service Incentive Grant award funds to provide direct grants to COAs for the two following project areas:

  • Development and implementation of Outreach Programs to expand the capacity of COAs to strengthen the safety net and provide enhanced social services support for older adults.
  • Provision of Transportation Services to support older adults in maintaining their independence and connecting them to services within and outside of their communities.

Grants will be made pending available funding from the Service Incentive Grant from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, for these one-time projects.  This RFP is being released today, May 19, 2023, in time for the July 2023 – June 2024 project period. All work must be completed by June 30, 2024.

Applications are due by 4 PM on Friday, June 23, 2023, and award notifications will be made by Monday, July 10, 2023.

 The full RFP also contains the schedule, including Bidders’ Conference and other instructions.

Full RFP for Outreach-Transportation Field Demonstration .

Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138