The North Central Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (NCAAA) receives federal funding under Title III of the Older Americans Act through the Department of Rehabilitation Services to encourage the development of a comprehensive and coordinated system of service delivery for older persons. Awards and contracts for State and Community Programs on Aging under Title III are categorized as follows:

Part A: General Provisions
Part B: Supportive Services and Senior Centers
Part C: Nutrition Services
Sub-part I: Congregate Nutrition Services
Sub-part II: Home Delivered Nutrition Services
Part D: Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Services
Part E: National Family Caregiver Support Program

The local agencies supported by NCAAA provide a wide range of services including but not limited to: access services, adult day care, Alzheimer’s programs, community education/counseling, community services, health services, in home services, legal services, nutrition programs, and supportive services for caregivers.

If you are interested in the full array of programs funded for this particular program year, please refer to the Title III Directory. This document lists all of the programs in the region.


NCAAA provides grants for Alzheimer’s aides and for services provided by the Older American’s Act under Title III-B, D and E. You can apply for these grants only during the annual grants process which typically takes place between February and March. Grant requests are not accepted at any other time of the year. The Alzheimer’s Aide grant is for the 12-month period July 1 – June 30. The Older American’s Act grant period is from October 1 – September 30.

NCAAA grants and funding materials are available below for the ease and convenience of current and future grantees. We will continue to add materials and resources on an on-going basis, but we hope that what exists today will help to get you started. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information. Email us with “apply for a grant” in the subject line.

The following documents have been provided to assist you with the application process. Please see the following four categories below:

  1. Types of Service Grants
    • Alzheimer’s Aide
    • Older American’s Act Funding, Title III B, D & E
  2. Alzheimer’s Aide Grant
  3. Older Americans Act Funding, Title III B, D & E
  4. Grant Writing Resources