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Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program Competing Supplement

  • Program Name:Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
  • Activity Code:U1Q
  • Application Available:4/30/2021
  • Application Deadline:6/14/2021
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:3/11/2021
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:4/30/2021
  • Estimated Project Start Date:9/1/2021

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-21-111
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.969
Provisional No
Activity Code U1Q
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2021


This notice announces the opportunity for recipients who are currently funded in the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (HRSA-19-008) to apply for supplemental funding under the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) Competing Supplement. The purpose of this Competing Supplement is to create and deliver COVID-19 specific education and training to the nursing home workforce and nursing home residents and their families and caregivers within the context of the age-friendly health systems framework. This training must address best practices regarding the management and treatment of older adults living in nursing homes, including those living with dementia, those who are at risk of contracting COVID-19 or who are currently ill with COVID-19, their families and caregivers who have been impacted by COVID-19, and families and caregivers of persons who have died of COVID-19.

 Legislative Information

42 U.S.C. §§ 294 and 294c(c) (Title VII of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 U.S.C. 294c) sections 750 and, 753(a)), as amended by section 3403 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Pub.L. 116-136), and 42 U.S.C.

 Application Information

Application Available 04/30/2021
Application Deadline 06/14/2021
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 08/13/2021
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424 R&R
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported Continuation & Supplement
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 09/01/2021
Estimated Project End Date 06/30/2023
Estimated Amount of this Competition $2,000,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 11
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement Yes

 Contact Information

Name Nina Tumosa
Phone Number (301)443-5626

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
BHW HRSA-21-111 (U1Q) GWEP_Final.pdf 416 kB 04/30/2021
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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