Funder: National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS); Program: Seniors, aging; Geographic Focus: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards; Deadline: Aug. 15.
Summary: Grants provide seniors with a variety of lifestyle, residential, and healthcare options through retirement communities and services in Maryland and Virginia. NLCS Community Impact Grants support nonprofit organizations, including congregations and community-based programs, which address the critical needs of seniors in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. Funded organizations or programs must address at least one of the following pressing issues facing older adults: chronic disease management; navigating and accessing healthcare and social services; dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and memory loss; social isolation; and poverty and financial insecurity. Proposals may be submitted from June 1 through August 15, 2017.