Guidance for Administration for Community Living Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Grant Applicants: Considerations for Estimating Participation and Completion Targets

This guidance is intended to aid applicants who are developing a grant proposal in response to Administration for Community Living funding opportunities related to chronic disease self-management education (CDSME).

This resource was developed by the National Council on Aging’s National CDSME Resource Center to support organizations in:

  • Choosing the right CDSME and self-management support programs;
  • Reviewing existing infrastructure for program implementation;
  • Developing a target number of participants;
  • Developing a target completion rate; and
  • Creating a quality assurance plan.