Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Community Transit Grant Program

The MassDOT Transit Unit has announced that the FY2020 Community Transit Grant Program Application Cycle is scheduled to open in May 2019. The Community Transit Grant Program is MassDOT’s annual competitive grant program to distribute Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310: Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities funds, and State Mobility Assistance Program … Continue reading Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Community Transit Grant Program

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: 2019 Community Challenge Grant Now Open

AARP is now accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program, which is now in its third year, is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone.

WHO, Grantmakers in Aging Announce Innovation@Home Contest Winners

The desire to live safely and comfortably in our own homes and communities as we grow older is shared around the world, but making it happen is not always easy. To identify successful age-friendly housing innovations and encourage their dissemination, Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) and the WHO Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities (GNAFCC) … Continue reading WHO, Grantmakers in Aging Announce Innovation@Home Contest Winners

AARP Massachusetts Announces Age Friendly Mini-Grant Awardees

AARP Massachusetts announced the awardees for its 2018 Age Friendly Mini-Grants program.  Seven winners across the state were awarded grants for age-friendly projects, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. Each of the projects, which must be completed by November 30, 2018, is designed to achieve one … Continue reading AARP Massachusetts Announces Age Friendly Mini-Grant Awardees

Three MA Projects Awarded AARP Community Challenge Grants

Three projects in Massachusetts  – Old Colony YMCA, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell – were awarded grants from the national  AARP Community Challenge. In its second year, AARP received more than 1,600 applications from nonprofits and government entities from across the country, resulting in a highly competitive selection process. 

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Social Determinants Partnership Grant Program

Age-Friendly Communities help bring together stakeholders focused on improving social determinants of health that have a significant impact on livability and population health. To that end, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is announcing the Social Determinants Partnership grant opportunity. The Social Determinants Partnership grant program will utilize funds secured by the AGO through various … Continue reading Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Social Determinants Partnership Grant Program