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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.

Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Grants to States and Communities Inactive
Grants to support the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service systems in states and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Dementia Capability in Indian Country Inactive
Grants to support dementia-capable home and community-based services in tribal communities that help individuals living with dementia and their caregivers remain independent and safe.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21) Inactive
Funding for exploratory/developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology improves healthcare quality and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
NextFifty Initiative Flexible Support Grants Inactive
Grant offering flexible funding to organizations working to improve the lives of adults age 50 and older, including those living rural areas and other vulnerable communities. At least 80% of the NextFifty grants must benefit people in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, 80% of grants must benefit those in Colorado
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: NextFifty Initiative
Western COVID-19 Response Grant Inactive
Funding for Native nonprofits and tribal programs, with a focus on general support for Native-led programs, assisting with virtual operations and PPE to keep staff and constituents safe, and helping native youth and elders cope with the mental health effects of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 western states.
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Samara Fund Grants Inactive
Funding for projects and organizations that serve the LGBTQ community or support HIV/AIDS services or prevention at the grassroots level in Vermont. A priority area includes rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Vermont Community Foundation
Tennessee Nursing Home Civil Monetary Penalty Reinvestment Program Inactive
Funding to support evidence-based initiatives that improve the quality of life and quality of care for individuals currently living in nursing home facilities in Tennessee. The 2021 application cycle has a focus on customer service and elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
NCOA Grants for New Benefits Enrollment Centers Inactive
Grants to community-based nonprofits to serve as Benefits Enrollment Centers that work to find and enroll eligible adults in 5 core federal benefit programs. Focuses on serving certain target population groups, including people living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Council on Aging
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program Inactive
Funding to make home modifications and limited repairs to meet the needs of low-income elderly homeowners. The overall program goal is enabling elderly persons to remain in their homes by reducing fall risk, improving general safety, increasing accessibility, and improving functional abilities in the home. At least half of the funding is set aside for communities with substantial rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps