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AARP Foundation: Tackling Senior Food Insecurity

Deadline: September 28, 2018

AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness. The Foundation is seeking to support applicants with evidence-based, innovative solutions positioned for exponential growth to bring to scale proven approaches that increase food security among hundreds of thousands of low-income older adults. The Foundation is launching new solutions that equip low-income older adults to increase their ability to access and afford nutritious food. Examples include:

  • Grocery Delivery Services
  • Mobile Markets
  • Prepared Meals Services

In addition to developing its own solutions, AARP Foundation works with external organizations that are positioned to scale evidence-based programs to increase food security in older adults.

Amount: Not specified. Application must provide a 1:1 dollar match (cash or in-kind) from one or more other funding sources.

Eligibility: National or regional organizations with built-in distribution channels, such as affiliates, members, chapters, or collaborative partnerships. AARP Foundation is seeking organizations that seek to serve hundreds of thousands of individuals in a cost-effective manner. Note: Individual affiliates or chapters of national organizations are not eligible to apply.

Link: https://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/grants/

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