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Kent County Senior Millage FY 2022 Letter of Intent Announcement

The 2022 Kent County Senior Millage Funding Process

The Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (AAAWM) will accept Letters of Intent for 2022 Kent County Senior Millage (KCSM) funds.  The KCSM Letter of Intent will be released on July 1, 2021 and the submission deadline is July 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  The website link to access the Letter of Intent will be available on July 1st.

Letters of Intent are required for all new agencies, as well as for current millage-funded agencies who wish to add a new service.  Proposed services that address the following issues will receive priority consideration: (1) mental health needs of older adults, especially homebound (2) services that address diversity, equity and inclusion for older adults, (3) social isolation and (4) technology and technology training for older adults.

AAAWM staff are available to discuss possible proposed services with community organizations through June 30, 2021 by emailing Anne Ellermets, Director of Contract Services & Program Development at Anne@aaawm.org

 There will be an informational meeting to answer any questions about the Letter of Intent on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. via zoom.  Questions can be submitted prior to the meeting to proposal@aaawm.org.  Questions will not be answered outside this meeting. 

Letters of Intent will be reviewed by the Kent County Millage Review Committee (KCMRC).  Agencies will be notified by August 13, 2021 if they are permitted to complete a full proposal.  Proposals will be due September 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm.  Meetings with the KCMRC for proposers will be October 11, 2021.  Please save this date to insure your availability to give a short presentation to the KCMRC.