Funds Support Senior Services, Critical Needs

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.

Info: (NOFA); questions should be directed to or 301-354-2703 and ask for Community Impact.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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