Potential Program Funders
AARP Foundation funds a diverse range of promising projects that help create long-term, sustainable solutions to the problems faced by low-income adults age 50 and older. These projects may range from basic education to interventions spearheaded by organizations that address the social and behavioral aspects of these problems on older Americans.
Administration for Community Living is a federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities, across the lifespan. Be sure to check state and local websites of area agencies on aging as well.
Home Instead Senior Care Foundation funds non-profit organizations that are actively changing the lives of seniors and their communities everyday. Areas of grant-making interest include the following: advocacy for the health and well-being of older adults and programs that promote community inclusion for seniors, especially those facing the problem of isolation.
Michigan State University Libraries offers a list of grants related to the aged and disabled.
Philanthropy News Digest (PND) is a service of The Foundation Center and provides up-to-date announcements on requests for proposals (RFPs) in the categories of children and youth, community, disabled, education, environment, health, human services, international affairs, substance abuse, and women.