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AARP Foundation grants $600000 in hurricane relief funds to non-profit organizations in the Virgin ...
Foundation: AARP Foundation

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) leadership members visited St. Croix to meet with nonprofit organizations across the...more

Be Nice: Funders With an Eye on the Social and Emotional Needs of K-12 Students
Foundation: AARP Foundation, Community Foundation of Broward, Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

So far, though, philanthropy's role in preventing bullying and fostering empathy among K-12 students has been modest. Few funders have staked out this ... Meanwhile, the Wall Street investor David...more

Apply a racial lens, and other lessons from Living Cities' impact investments
Foundation: AARP Foundation, Knight Foundation, Kresge Foundation, McKnight Foundation

That's the biggest lesson from Living Cities' 10 years of impact investing. We have been making impact investments for a decade through two structured debt funds, the Catalyst Fund and Blended...more

February Grant Highlights
Foundation: AARP Foundation, Cleveland Foundation

We're excited to announce $5 million in February grants to organizations serving Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga County residents. Many of our February grants provide support for workforce development...more

City calendar: Feb. 12-18
Foundation: AARP Foundation

The workshops are made possible by the renewal of an AARP Foundation grant. The interactive workshops will address exploring options, creating a business plan and connecting with community resources....more

Free AARP tax service offered in Marble Falls, Burnet to all ages
Foundation: AARP Foundation

6, the first day of the free service, which is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 12 (except March 13 and 15) at the Boys & Girls Club of the Highland Lakes, 1701 Broadway in...more

Clarifi Receives AARP Foundation Grant
Foundation: AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation has awarded a generous grant of $615000 to Clarifi to expand its highly successful case management model of financial counseling to serve people aged 50 and above in Montgomery...more

Finding a Better Frame: How a Funders Group Looks at Aging
Foundation: AARP Foundation, Archstone Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies

... and philanthropy accepts some of that attitude,” says John Feather, CEO of Grantmakers In Aging (GIA), the philanthropic affinity group that...more

Elder Services gets grant from AARP Foundation
Foundation: AARP Foundation

Under this grant, Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley will spread its ... healthy eating barriers for our most vulnerable populations," Elder...more

A Funder Looks for Scalable Tactics to Fight Poverty and Social Isolation Among the Elderly
Foundation: AARP Foundation, John Gogian Family Foundation

As you might guess, helping the elderly is what the philanthropic arm of the AARP is all about. In the past, the foundation has focused on housing...more





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