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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Community Care Corps?
What exactly are you funding?
What are you trying to accomplish with the Community Care Corps Program?
Who is eligible to apply for grants?

A wide range of non-profit entities are invited to apply.

Examples of the type of organizations that are eligible to apply are:

Who are the volunteer programs supposed to serve?
What is the definition of "family caregiver"?
What kinds of volunteer programs
are you looking for?
What kinds of volunteer services
should we offer?
Are there requirements that will
have to be met?
Will there be assistance with elements like
background checks?
How about assistance with other topics?
Does it have to be a new program?
Do I need to send a Letter of Intent to Apply?
What is the timing of the application process?
When will grants be awarded?
What will be the size of the grants? How much
can we apply for?
Is there a match requirement for grant funds?
How long is the grant period?
If a grant is awarded, can the grantee get a second-year grant? How about years after that?
How do we keep our program going after
the grant period?
How will we report our results?
What about personal identifying information?
Are residents living in Assisted Living communities eligible to receive services related to this grant?
Will Community Care Corps require successful applicants to carry liability insurance for volunteers before starting a local model as a grantee?
How do Community Care Corps volunteers differ from paid home care workers and other professionals providing services to help older adults and people with disabilities live independently in the community?
Can we provide stipends to volunteers and reimburse volunteers for mileage?
If our organization cannot generate an independent audit, what other financial documents can we provide as an alternative?
Can we have access to the survey instruments while we are completing our application?
To whom should we address Letters of Support and Letters of Commitment?
In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, what happens if we are unable to carry out our proposed local model?