PROPOSAL FOR A SENIOR
BY COLORADO SPRINGS EMPLOYMENT INC.
Document Type: National Aging Grant
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2010-AOA-SL-1007
Opportunity Category: Title IV Discretionary Projects
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Estimated Total Program Funding: 7
Award Ceiling: $100,000
Award Floor: $100,000
Grant Application Due Date: April 21, 2010
Three page description including the following information:
Senior employment agency details of funds requested
Detail need for service
Expected impact of senior employment in the area
Stated goals and objectives
Timeline for program
Required organization information
Amount needed for project
Company business plan
Goals and vision
Proposed training and services
Complete contact information
Copy of IRS 501 non-profit verification
Proposed Financial Information
Projected operating cost
Elderly unemployment estimated annual cost
Summarize the benefits to seniors in the community
Effect on the Aging Network
Emphasis methods to improve senior employment
Explain success measurement for the project
Object of the Proposal
There is an extensive need for a senior employment agency in the Colorado Springs area. The objective of this proposal was to gain insight on the practices of local competitors and specialized service requirements, and also to recommend prospective business sites.
Applied Research Techniques
The methodology used in this proposal was to study and analyze Age Discrimination Laws and the need for a senior employment agency in Colorado Springs. License and zone requirements were researched on the El Paso County web site. The type of employment services that would be needed was complied. Real Estate agent, Kellen Harmon of Cameron Butcher Company provided the detailed office location brochure.
AGE DISCRIMINATION LAWS
Age discrimination laws are enforced by Civil Rights Center and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and The Age Discrimination Act of 1975 are laws that govern age discrimination.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
Congress found that older workers were finding themselves disadvantaged in retaining jobs; in many cases companies were setting age limits regardless of the person’s ability to work. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provides information concerning the needs and abilities of older workers. These studies found that long-term unemployment in seniors often results in deterioration of morale and skill. The EEOC sponsors and assist State and community informational and educational programs. The ADEA prohibits arbitrary age discrimination by employers whom work with businesses and workers alike to solve problems that arise (The Age...