• Description

Grants in Aging: How to Get Started For funders ready to explore the possibility of making grants in aging, this article describes a process to research opportunities, present them to the foundation's decisionmakers, and begin making grants. Included are sections on

  • Sources of basic information about older adults in the U.S. and local communities
  • How to find expert funders and consultants in aging who can inform and advise you
  • Choosing a focus in aging that is consistent with your foundation's grantmaking style and interests
  • Three perspectives on aging - address needs, enrich lives, engage older adults
  • Four potential ways to begin making grants related to older adults