New Age of Aging Grants
The New Age of Aging initiative provides funding to help Alliance for Children and Families members gain capacity to effectively respond to older adults’ needs and strengths through programs and services.
Since the inception of the New Age of Aging initiative in 2007, the Alliance has awarded $887,000 to more than 100 Alliance members.
Intergenerational Mentoring Mini-Grant Program
The intergenerational mentoring mini-grant program is designed to support unique programs that connect older adults and youth as partners in civic engagement.
This program is opperated through a joint partnership between the New Age of Aging and Alliance Civic Engagement program.
Information about the 2012 awards is available below, along with a link to details about each organization's grant-funded project.
2012: $30,000 to 5 members
The purpose of the mini-grant program is to increase members’ involvement in providing quality programs and services to older adults. Members need not have experience providing programs and services to older adults to apply.
Information about the past three grant cycles is available below, along with a link to details about each organization’s grant-funded project.
2011: $66,000 to 22 members
2010: $63,000 to 21 members
2009: $63,000 distributed to 21 members
2008: $60,000 awarded to 20 members
2007: $75,000 split among 25 members
The mentoring grant program is a biennial funding program that matches Alliance members that have advanced knowledge and experience related to serving aging adults with Alliance members that are interested in developing their organization’s competency and capacity.
Grant funds support a yearlong collaborative relationship between the mentor and mentee organizations. The mentor serves as a role model, helping the mentee to implement high-quality services for older adults in their community.
Information about the past two grant cycles is available below, along with a link to details about each mentor-mentee paring.
2010: Matches made between 10 mentor organizations, which received a total of $185,000, and 10 mentee organizations, which shared $95,000
2008: Matches made between 10 mentor organizations, which split $185,000, and 10 mentee organizations, which received a portion of $95,000
Contact the New Age of Aging staff with questions.