Administration for Community Living Grantee Support
The APS TARC provides technical assistance, via individual requests, webinars and in-person training, to recipients of the Administration for Community Living’s State Grants to Enhance Adult Protective Services.
Resources for grantees are detailed below.
Webinar Date: June 4, 2020
Laura Rath, Senior Program Officer with the Archstone Foundation, and Mary Twomey, APS TARC Consultant, discuss key elements for successful grant projects. The presenters cover the aspects of a successful grant and ways to plan for sustainability with and without identified sources of ongoing funding. Handout: Slides
Logic Models and Evaluation
Grantees are encouraged to watch the following two webinars in succession, starting with Part I and then viewing Part II.
Elizabeth Petruy, Program Specialist and Stephanie Whittier Eliason, Team Lead, of the Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services at the Administration for Community Living, US Department of Health and Human Services, discuss the importance of creating a logic model for your grant. Handouts: Slides
An overview of performance measurement, from terminology to tips and tricks as you put together a logic model, determine appropriate performance measures, and evaluate your project. Susan Jenkins, Director of ACL’s Office of Performance and Evaluation, walks you through this critical process. Handouts: Slides
This webinar provided an update on national and state World Elder Abuse Awareness Day activities. The webinar included an opportunity for participants to share updates on their own state’s activities; strategies for measuring the impact of public awareness campaigns like WEAAD; and information on a new ACL grant.
This webinar will: help you understand the necessity of building relationships with fiscal and contracts staff in your agency, understand how to work with the federal Office of Grants Management, understand the “lifecycle” of a grant, understand APS TARC role, resources, and protocols.