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Funding by Topic: Elderly population

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

NextFifty Initiative Community Response Fund
One-time grants to meet needs that would have an immediate impact on an organization's capacity to serve older adults in Colorado. Priority will be given to projects that target disabled, low income, rural, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: NextFifty Initiative
VA Office of Rural Health Funding Programs
Funding, technical assistance, and mentoring for rural VA facilities to implement promising practices and/or enterprise-wide initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
Colorado Comprecare Fund Inactive
Grants for either program support and/or general operating support for organizations working toward optimal wellness for seniors over 65 in Colorado. This is a statewide fund, and organizations in rural and urban areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 8, 2022
Sponsor: The Denver Foundation
Utah State Primary Care Grant Program Inactive
Grants to provide access to primary care services for low income individuals and families living in Utah that do not have health insurance and are not eligible for CHIP, Medicare, or Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2022
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Medicare Savings Programs Grant Inactive
Grants to educate, engage, and enroll eligible older adults with low income in Medicare Savings Programs. The program is available in 21 states and Puerto Rico and has a focus on underserved populations, including minorities and those living in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 22 U.S. states and territories
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2022
Sponsor: AARP
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment (RCORP-MAT) Access Inactive
Grants to establish new Medication-Assisted Treatment access points and increase capacity for the provision of sustainable MAT services in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing access to evidence-based treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Models of Care Inactive
Funding to support the development of models of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services in tribal and urban Indian communities that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency Service Coordinator Program Inactive
Grants to fund service coordinators to assist residents of public and Indian housing in making progress towards economic self-sufficiency, including the provision of job training, employment, adult education, housing, and health resources.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Kentucky Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant Inactive
Grants for nonprofit rural healthcare organizations and community-based organizations in Kentucky to create or enhance services for older adults that help them to age in place. Preference will be given to projects that involve solutions for elder needs in response to COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
National Community Care Corps Local Models Program Inactive
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; and underserved and limited English-speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Caregiver Action Network, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services