Older Americans Act (OAA)

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, into law on March 27. The Act provides a total of $2.2 trillion, with $955 million directed to ACL programs, including the following Older Americans Act programs:

  • $200M for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) under Title III-B )
  • $480M for nutrition programs under Title III-C 
  • $20M for nutrition and related services for Native American Programs under Title VI 
  • $100M for the National Family Caregiver Support Program under Title III-E 
  • $20M for the Ombudsman Program under Title VII 

The Act also provided $85M for Centers for Independent Living under Title VII, Part C, Chapter I of the Rehabilitation Act. 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (2020) Supplemental Funding for OAA Nutrition Programs

State and Tribal Funding Allocations

State Allocation Tables: Title III

The following tables show the amount of Federal grant funds, provided to each state, under Title III of the Older Americans Act—Grants for State and Community Programs on Aging:

State Allocation Tables: Title III-NSIP

The following tables show the amount of Federal grant funds, provided to each state, through the Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP), under Title III of the Older Americans Act—Grants for State and Community Programs on Aging:

State Allocation Tables: Title VII

The following tables show the amount of Federal grant funds, provided to each state, under Title VII of the Older Americans Act—Vulnerable Elder Rights Protection Activities.

Tribal Organization Allocation Tables: Title VI, including NSIP

The following tables show the amount of Federal grant funds, provided to each state, under Title VI, including funding for the Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP), of the Older Americans Act—Grants for Native Americans:


Last modified on 04/21/2020


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