New Grant Opportunities: Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

November 29, 2022

Application Deadline: January 25, 2023

ACL has released two Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services (INNU) funding opportunities for cooperative agreements to establish or replicate innovative approaches to enhance the quality, effectiveness, and outcomes of nutrition programs and services within the aging services network.

Questions about either funding opportunity should be directed to Ms. Judy Simon.


Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services - Replication

HHS-2023-ACL-AOA-INNU-0008

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to replicate selected successful, completed INNU grants that have demonstrated positive senior nutrition program participant impacts. The announcement includes three replication model toolkits, which describe each project and provide resources for replication. Applicants select one project to replicate. Watch overviews of the projects to learn more. 

Time Period: 36-month program period        
Ceiling: $150,000 per budget year        
Required Match: 25%

An informational conference call will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at 4:00 PM ET.  

  • Toll Free Number: 888-603-9218
  • Passcode: 3396205

A recording will be available approximately one hour after the call concludes at the following toll-free number: 866-470-7046.


Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services - Research

HHS-2023-ACL-AOA-INNU-0007

Proposals create partnerships between universities, tribal colleges, or other research organizations in collaboration with aging services organizations to demonstrate whether innovative Senior Nutrition Program interventions impact nutrition, socialization, and/or health and well-being outcomes. Applicants must implement and evaluate an intervention. Watch interviews with researchers who have collaborated on these projects to learn more.

Time Period: 60-month project period    
Award Ceiling: $600,000 per year    
Required Match: 25%

An informational conference call will be held Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 4:00 PM ET. The dial-in information is below: 

  • Toll Free Number: 888-603-9218
  • Passcode: 3396205

A recording will be available approximately one hour after the call concludes at the following toll-free number: 800-814-6745.


Last modified on 11/29/2022


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