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Older Adult Quality of Life Grant

Grants to Green Bay Area, Wisconsin Non-Profits
for Programs to Benefit the Elderly

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/05/15 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to Wisconsin non-profit organizations to increase the quality of life for older adults in Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto Counties. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Successful applications will request funding for new or ongoing programs that have measurable outcomes showing improved quality of life for older adults in the Green Bay area community, especially those from underserved and diverse populations.

Two specific focuses will be considered:

1) Programs maximizing the community engagement of older adults by encouraging their full and meaningful participation in the community as learners, employees, volunteers, and/or civic leaders through the utilization of their talents, interests, and expertise; or

2) Programs supporting older adult wellness and services for caregivers, such as helping older adults stay in their homes; the prevention of and supportive services around elder abuse/neglect; providing health education and training to support active lifestyles; decreasing the isolation of older adults, especially those living alone; and caregiver education, respite care, and other assistance, especially for family caregivers.

Collaborative projects between organizations are highly encouraged.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150164

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $20,000.

Term of Contract:

One year.

Pre-Application Information:

All potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Martha Ahrendt, Vice President of Programs at martha@ggbcf.org or 920.432.0800 prior to completing an application.

E-mail the application materials to martha@ggbcf.org and cc your executive director. Faxed applications are not accepted.

Mailed applications can be sent to:

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
310 W. Walnut Street, Suite 350
Green Bay, WI 54303

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Martha Ahrendt, Vice President of Programs
920.432.0800
martha@ggbcf.org

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