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10/18/19 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories organizations for evidence-based projects to help low-income adults age 50 and older stay connected to their communities and other individuals. Funding is intended for direct services, research, education, outreach, and field-building projects.
This funding opportunity is an open competition targeted at projects with evidence that low-income older adults who participate in the proposed project experience improved social connectedness as measured by the Duke Social Support Index. Other types of projects that improve social connectedness in low-income older adults on a systemic level (e.g. research, field-building) will also be considered.
AARP Foundation funds grant projects that align with its mission and strategic objectives in the grant classifications of: Direct Service, Research, Education, Outreach, and Field-Building. Applicants should review the RFP to identify the classification most reflective of the proposed project.
GrantWatch ID#: 184035
- In general, Direct Service projects will receive higher grant award amounts than other types of projects, ranging from $100,000 to $250,000 per year.
- A typical grant award range for Research, Education, Outreach and Field-Building projects is from $50,000 to $150,000 per year.
- January 1, 2020: Grant Start Date
- Direct Service projects can be up to three years.
- Research, Education, Outreach and Field-Building projects can be up to two years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions related to this RFA or relating to application submission in the AARP Foundation Community Portal, please send an email to the AARP Foundation Grants Management mailbox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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