AARP Community Challenge
The AARP Community Challenge provides funding for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community. The program vision is that urban, suburban, and rural communities in the United States are accessible for all.
The project goals are:
- Deliver a range of transportation and mobility options in the community that increase connectivity, walkability, bikeability, and/or and access to public and private transit
- Create vibrant public places in the community that improve open spaces, parks, and access to other amenities
- Support the availability of a range of housing in the community that increase accessible and affordable housing options
- Other improvements based on the most important needs in the community and the best quick-action ideas to address them
Project types that will be prioritized include:
- Permanent physical improvement in the community
- Temporary demonstrations that will lead to long-term change
- New and innovative programming or services
Examples of past projects are described on the program website.
Eligible applicants include:
- 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), and 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations
- Government entities
- Other types of organizations, considered on a case-by-case basis
Award amounts are not provided.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.