Tag Archives: Funding


April 2015
Issue Brief: Funding for Elder Falls Prevention
Tags: Fall Prevention, Funding
Format: PDF

“The nation is spending over $30 billion annually on direct medical costs arising from elder falls. This Issue Brief outlines the problem, presents research on significant returns on investment and reductions in falls among prevention interventions, and calls for providing $10 million for elder falls prevention from the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) in FY 2016, as the Senate Appropriations Committee recommended for FY12, FY13, and FY14.” – National Council on Aging

April 2015
Issue Brief: Funding for Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME)
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Funding
Format: PDF

NCOA has updated its advocacy issue brief on Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME). The updated brief outlines the FY16 funding of $16 million for CDSME from the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

January 2014
Administration for Community Living – Funding Opportunities
Tags: Disabilities, Funding, National
Format: Website

The Administration for Community Living website contains funding opportunities focusing on older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.

January 2014
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Funding, Massachusetts
Format: Website

Tufts Health Plan Foundation’s seeks to fund programs that will move communities, particularly the most vulnerable, toward accomplishing the World Health Organization’s goals for Age-friendly Cities. Specifically in the area of Systems and Best Practices, the Foundation will fund activities in Health and Wellness, Workforce Development Purposeful Engagement, and Field and Capacity Building that will improve or build systems to support healthy living with an emphasis on the systems that are serving older adults, bring organizations together to work collaboratively to achieve broader impact and change, and/or scale efforts to address community needs.

December 2013
Grantmakers in Aging
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Arts in Aging, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Finances, Funding, Housing, Mental Health, Multicultural Aging, Nutrition, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Retirement, Social Engagement, Transportation
Format: Website

Grantmakers in Aging is a membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. This website provides information on a variety of aging issues from affordable housing to mental health, family caregiving, and transportation and more.