Funding Opportunities

from the private sector and select government agencies.  Information about Lifespan Respite Care Program Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA)  from the Administration for Community Living, can be found here.  

Ongoing opportunities

 Current Lifespan Respite Care Program FOAs from the Administration for Community Living

May 18, 2022

Community Care Corps Issues RFP

Community Care Corps has released a 2022-2023 Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative local models in which volunteers provide nonmedical assistance to family caregivers, older adults or adults with disabilities in order to maintain their independence.

The application portal will be open for submission May 23, 2022-July 8, 2022 An informational webinar will be hosted on June 3, 2022 at 1:00 CT/2:00 ET.

Read about past grants that have been awarded. 

The national Community Care Corps program is administered by the Oasis Institute with support from USAging, Caregiver Action Network (CAN) and Altarum with funding from the Administration for Community Living (ACL).

Read more and download the RFP.


Ongoing opportunities

RRF Foundation for Aging

RRF Foundation’s grant program supports projects that have a significant focus on older adults, ages 65 and over. The types of grants they fund include:

Advocacy: Achieve enduring social change around issues that affect older Americans

Direct Service: Improve availability and quality of community-based and residential long-term services and supports

Professional Education and Training: Increase the competency of professionals and paraprofessionals who serve older adults

Research: Seek causes and solutions to significant problems for older adults

Priority areas of Funding include:

  • Caregiving
  • Economic Security in Later Life
  • Housing
  • Social and Intergenrational Connectedness

Applications for grants are considered three times per year. The deadlines for the submission of applications are February 1, May 1, and August 1.

For more information, visit the RRF Foundation website. 

Evidence For Action - Ongoing Opportunity 

Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health

A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation project, Evidence for Action accepts Letters of Intent on a rolling basis to support rigorously designed quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research that yields convincing findings regarding the population health, well-being, and equity impacts of specific policies, programs and partnerships.   More information can be found on their website.