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AARP Community Grants Available!

AARP is encouraging applications for the second annual AARP Community Challenge “quick action” grant program.

Applications will be accepted until 5 pm ET, May 16, 2018. Projects must be completed by November 5, 2018. To learn more, see examples of previous funded projects, and apply, please visit

The program is open to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 501(c)(6) nonprofits, government entities, and other organizations that will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

In 2017, AARP launched the first AARP Community Challenge and funded 88 efforts across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Those projects improved housing, public spaces, transportation, and more. This initiative is an important part of AARP’s work on livable communities, in which we support the efforts of neighborhoods, towns, cities and counties nationwide to become great places for residents of all ages.

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