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Rural Aging Funding & Opportunities

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The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act: Medicare Low Income Subsidy, Medicare Savings Program and Medicare Prescription Drug Enrollment Assistance
Grants for State Health Insurance Assistance Programs, Area Agencies on Aging, and Aging and Disability Resource Center programs for outreach activities to inform beneficiaries that are likely to be eligible for the Low Income Subsidy program or the Medicare Savings Program, and to assist them in applying for benefits.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Elder Maltreatment Survey: Data Collection Assistance
Technical assistance to American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads in the collection of local data on elder abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Native American Elder Justice Initiative (NAEJI) Inactive
Funding to operate a national center that will address the need for more culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Indian Country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovations in Accessible Mobility Inactive
Grants for innovative projects that increase accessible transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
AARP Community Challenge Inactive
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 16, 2018
Sponsor: AARP
Transit Planning for All Inactive
Funding for organizations to include seniors, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers in their transportation planning processes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program Financed by Prevention and Public Health Fund Inactive
Funding to develop capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Award for Excellence in Program Innovation Inactive
Awards to recognize innovative best practice models in the field of health and aging.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Inactive
Offers awards to American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living member facilities that display commitment to quality improvement principles.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2018
Sponsor: American Health Care Association
NIEJI Native Elder Abuse Innovation Award Inactive
Grants to tribal community-based organizations to carry out activities to prevent, identify, and address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in local tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2017
Sponsor: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program Inactive
Grants for training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 25, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs) Inactive
Awards funding for the implementation of a Benefits Enrollment Center, which will work to find and enroll eligible Medicare beneficiaries (seniors aged 65+ and adults living with disabilities) into benefit programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 12, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: National Council on Aging
Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards Inactive
Offers a monetary award to programs or projects that focus on supporting family or informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, including projects that focus on rural and low-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2017
Sponsors: Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Elder Justice Innovation Grants Inactive
Funding to support the development and advancement of new and emerging issues related to elder justice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects that support volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs in communities that do not currently have RSVP programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 7, 2017
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Grants for Native Americans and Native American Caregiver Support Program Inactive
Funding for programs to increase home- and community-based services to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are age 60 or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 12, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Inactive
Provides funding to establish and operate geriatric education centers that will work to equip the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults, and develop a healthcare workforce that will seek to include patient and family engagement by integrating geriatrics with primary care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2015
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce

Last Updated: 6/5/2018