Foundation / Corporation
Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ - Grotta Fund for Senior Care
01/16/20 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $75,000 to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for initiatives and programs that benefit older adults in Union, Essex, Sussex, Morris, and eastern Somerset counties. Funding is intended to support the planning and implementation of age-friendly community improvements.
The Grotta Fund for Senior Care will fund a small number of new community-based initiatives leading to age-friendly and livable improvements for a local town, multiple towns, city, or county. This becomes Cohort 2, expanding efforts currently underway in eight initiatives supported by The Grotta Fund for Senior Care and The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation.
Year One funding will support community-based planning and initial implementation of community improvements, depending on the needs of the community. Year Two funding will propel successful Year One grantees to expand their efforts.
Prior to applying, applicants should have a deep understanding of the community, community leaders, efforts that are already underway to advance age-friendly and livable community improvements, organizations that benefit older adults that can co-lead and partner efforts, and other Age-Friendly efforts nationally and internationally.
GrantWatch ID#: 153043
The maximum request for Year One funding is $75,000.
In addition to financial support, grantees receive multiple mentoring and learning opportunities, organized by the funding organizations and Rutgers University professor, Emily Greenfield.
Grant Period: April 1, 2020- March 31, 2021 (Year One)
Grants are rarely funded beyond three years; applicants seeking longer than three years of funding must seek prior approval to submit from the Grotta Fund Director.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For more information:
Renie Carniol, Director
Grotta Fund for Senior Care
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981
USA: New Jersey: Essex, Union, Morris, Sussex, and eastern Somerset counties (but not the entire Somerset County)
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