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Changing Aging Grants

NextFifty Initiative
Jul 31, 2024

The NextFifty Initiative provides grants for systems-level and programmatic innovations in the areas of ending ageism, advancing digital equity, and supporting aging in place. Grants will support a wide range of initiatives including research, start-ups, pilot projects, direct services, and policy.


Eligible applicants include governmental entities; institutions of higher education; nonprofit entities organized under sections 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), and 501(c)(6) of the IRS code; and nonprofit entities with an eligible fiscal sponsor.

Projects must intentionally focus on the aging or the aging-disabled population age 50 and over and/or the caregivers of these populations.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Grant requests are not limited. Organizations planning to request $150,000 or more are required to schedule a phone call with a program officer before submitting an application.

The project period is 1-3 years.

Application process

Use the links at the bottom of the program website to access the online grant portal.

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Culture and cultural competency · Elderly population · Immigrants · Informal caregivers · LGBTQI+ · Limited English proficient · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups

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.