CICOA partners with hundreds of private businesses, not-for-profit organizations and faith-based organizations to provide services to older adults and people with disabilities of all ages in Central Indiana. To ensure the best service and value, CICOA engages in a competitive bid process every two years.

The 2019 bid process begins March 12 for services to be provided between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2021, through Federal Older Americans Act funds. These services include transportation, information and assistance, caregiver support services, nutrition services, legal services, advocacy, and health promotion. Winning bids will be awarded for fixed amounts of revenue for each year of the contract.

Public Notice – FY 2020/21 Funds Available for Bid (PDF)

Completed Title III proposals must be saved and emailed as an attachment to by March 29, 2019, no later than 3:00 p.m.

Completed Title III-C (Meals) proposals will be accepted in April.

CHOICE/SSBG/Title III provider contract applications and renewals will be accepted in April.

Grant proposal packets and provider documents may be accessed below.

Title III-B Funding

(Transportation, Information and Assistance, Legal)

Proposal Instructions

Service Definitions:
Information and Assistance

III-B RFP Document

Title III-D Funding

(Health Promotion, Disease Prevention)

Proposal Instructions

Service Definition

III-D RFP Document

Title III-E Funding

(Caregiver Support)

Proposal Instructions

Service Definition

III-E RFP Document


Documents for FY2020-21 will be available in April.

III-C Funding


Documents for FY2020-21 will be available in April.