Are There Grants for Organizations Serving Seniors?

Are you a nonprofit looking to help the community? One crucial aspect of sustaining a community is ensuring the proper care of the most vulnerable members of society. This can include programs for children, animals, and the homeless. However, the elderly population is also in need of assistance and is oftentimes forgotten or overlooked. Seniors are a wealth of knowledge and experience. They may be nearing the end of their time, but they have been through moments in history that others can only try to imagine. Over the years, these people have given a lot to society, and it is only right that society gives back to them as well.

While there are several organizations focused on helping seniors, there is always more that can be done. This additional programming requires more funding though, which is not always easy to secure. One way funding can be found is through obtaining grants specifically for aging and seniors.

For this reason, GrantWatch has decided to share the top 10 grants currently available for the elderly population. All of the grants on this list are aimed at improving the quality of life for seniors. This can include funding for housing, medical help, and financial assistance.

10 Grants for Nonprofits and Organizations Working with Aging and Seniors

  1. Firstly, there are grants to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Florida nonprofits to benefit seniors. Funding is to expand or enhance programs serving individuals aged 65 and above.
  2. Grants to clinicians based at nonprofits and for-profits, IHEs, and medical centers for research related to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
  3. There are also grants of up to $50,000 to Indiana nonprofits for services for older adults. Eligible applicants provide opportunities for local residents ages 55 and over in Central Indiana (Marion and the seven surrounding counties).
  4. Funding is available for organizations in multiple states to address the needs of low-income elderly populations.
  5. There is also funding of up to $10,000 and $25,000 to Ontario nonprofits, senior groups, agencies, and Indigenous groups for programs that benefit seniors.
  6. In addition, grants are available to Hawaii community service organizations to benefit older adults and children.
  7. Grants are also open to nonprofits for professional training and education projects that focus on staff working with seniors. Eligible projects are those that have national reach or regional relevance within Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin, or Florida.
  8. Additionally, funding is available to nonprofit organizations for services for older adults. Funding is to improve the lives of elderly Jewish individuals.
  9. There is also funding for Kentucky nonprofits and agencies to address the needs of the aging population. Consideration will go to programs that address the needs of older adults suffering from dementia-related diseases and their caregivers. Applicants must be located in Central or Eastern Kentucky.
  10. Finally, grants of up to $25,000 are available to Rhode Island nonprofits to improve the quality of life for seniors. Programs may include structured quality-of-life programs (cultural, music, and the arts), as well as increased awareness and training regarding proper safety measures, tips, and tools.

GrantNews Notes

Are you looking for more grants like this? GrantWatch features an entire category of grants for aging and seniors. This category lists more than 300 grants for nonprofits, for-profits, and small businesses that provide a variety of services for the aging and senior citizen populations, such as geriatric care, immediate human needs, community improvement initiatives, academic enrichment, arts, and health needs.

Also, make sure to sign up for a paid subscription to GrantWatch. By doing so, you and your organization can receive access to more than 8,000 grants for nonprofits, small businesses, and individuals. This includes full eligibility criteria, contact information for grant funders, and application links.

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