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This website is intended to support the Corporation for National and Community Service's (CNCS) Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) and Senior Companion Program (SCP) Replacement Sponsor Competition. Replacement Sponsor Competitions are available in pre-determined states and geographic locations, where an existing FGP and/or SCP sponsor has or intends to cease services in the designated geographic area. Only the states and geographic areas identified are eligible under these competitions. The actual level of funding is subject to the availability of annual appropriations.
I. Application Deadline
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications are due by 5:00PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.
II. Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) Replacement Sponsor Competition
FGP Appendix A: List of Available Funding Opportunities by State (Updated October 2, 2019)
III. Senior Companion Program (SCP) Replacement Sponsor Competition
IV. Required Documents
These supplemental documents are references in the Grant Application Instructions. Please see Part IV of the Grant Application Instructions for the full table of required documents.
V. Training and Technical Assistance Calls and Resources
From November 4 through November 7, CNCS hosted a series of webinars to introduce potential applicants to FGP/SCP, this competition, its performance measurements system and more. See below for recordings and materials from these webinars.
Session 1: Introducing the FGP-SCP Competition
Monday, November 4, 2019
This webinar briefly introduced these two programs and reviewed how the competition works, including highlighting some key components of the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Session 2: The Foster Grandparent Program
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
This webinar explained the FGP program in depth, including spotlighting the kinds of activities volunteers may engage in, performance measure requirements and specific aspects of program management and compliance that applicants need to understand in their application.
Session 3: The Senior Companion Program
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
This webinar explained the SCP program in depth, including spotlighting the kinds of activities volunteers may engage in, performance measure requirements and specific aspects of program management and compliance that applicants need to understand in their application.
Session 4: Submitting Your Application in eGrants
Thursday, November 7, 2019
This webinar walked through eGrants, CNCS’ electronic grants management system, step-by-step.