Private Grants Alert

Aging

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Hartford Foundation Grants Favor Aging, Health Projects

Private Funder: John A. Hartford Foundation; Opportunity: Training grants and Integrating and Improving Services grants; Funding Focus: Health and seniors; Geographic Focus: National;

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Daniels Fund Provides Support for Aging, Disabilities, Homelessness

Private Funder: Daniels Fund; Opportunity: Daniels Fund Grant Program; Funding Focus: Alcoholism and substance abuse; aging; disabilities; early childhood education; the homeless and disadvantaged; and youth development; Geographic Focus: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah and national programs; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits located in the four states or with a national presence; Funding: Multiple awards (the fund distributed $56.3 million in grants last year); Deadline: None.

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Program Helps Seniors to Age in Place

Foundation: Jean Griswold Foundation (formerly the Griswold Cares Foundation); Opportunity: 2018 Jean Griswold Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Seniors, disabilities; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards up to $2,000 each (higher amounts may be considered, h...

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Foundation Seeks Applications for Respite/Short-Term Home Care Grants

The Jean Griswold Foundation provides grants to select nonprofit organizations to build, strengthen and sustain programs that enhance the quality of life for low-income seniors and adults with disabilities who choose to age in place.

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AARP Foundation Aids Initiatives to Assist Low-Income Seniors

The AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness. Deadline: Sept. 28 (the foundation made $76 million in grants last year). The Foundation has issued two Requests for Applications: (1) The Increasing Social Conne...

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Grants Support Healthcare, Needs of Seniors

The National Lutheran program Impact1890 provides grants to nonprofit organizations, including congregations and community-based programs, which address the critical needs of seniors in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. Deadline: Aug. 15 (the foundation made about $1 million in gran...

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Programs for Senior Companion Animals Can Win Funding

The Doris Day Animal Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations across the United States that directly care for and protect animals. Deadline: Rolling (letters of inquiry may be submitted during the months of January, April, July, and October). The majority of the foundation's gra...

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Funder Underwrites Senior, Community Development Projects

Funder: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation; Opportunity: 2018 grants; Funding Focus: Education, seniors and economic development; Geographic Focus: WV& PA; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies (the foundation made $15.9 million in awards last year). Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The fou...

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Brookdale Foundation Group Aids Seniors

The Brookdale Foundation Group's Relatives as Parents Program provides support for the creation or expansion of services for grandparents and other relatives who have taken on the responsibility of surrogate parenting due to the absence of the parents. Deadline: June 27. The foundation works to...

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Retirement Foundation Seeks Applications for Seniors Grants

The Retirement Research Foundation is accepting applications to its Responsive Grants Program. Deadlines: May 1 and Aug. 1 (the foundation made $5 million in grants last year).  The grants program offers grants to nonprofit organizations located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentuck...

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