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Advancing Innovation in Aging Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

NextFifty Initiative
Jun 21, 2023

The NextFifty Initiative provides grants for innovative projects that support older adults and/or address issues around aging, such as quality of life and longevity.

Priority will be given to populations/communities that are considered the most underserved in the aging sector, including but not limited to:

  • Communities of color
  • Disabled
  • Homeless
  • LGBTQ+
  • Low-income
  • Rural
  • Immigrant/refugee
  • Other marginalized and vulnerable communities

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

Maximum grant requests are not limited, with the following requirements:

  • Nonprofit organizations that have not yet completed an external audit or those with an audit older than 12/31/2020 will be limited to funding requests of $30,000 or less.
  • Nonprofit organizations with an annual operating budget of $500,000 or less are eligible to request more than $30,000 but must submit an external Financial Review or Compilation in lieu of an audit.
  • Organizations planning to request $250,000 or more are required to schedule a phone call with a program officer before submitting an application.
Application process

Links to additional guidance and application instructions in English and Spanish are available on the program website. Use the links at the bottom of the page to access the online grant portal.

Applicant webinar recording

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

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