Seeking innovators poised to change the concept and quality of aging

After reviewing these Funding Guidelines, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to call and schedule a time to talk with NextFifty Initiative staff to discuss whether a project is a fit with our funding priorities. Our application cycle will be open June 15 – July 31, 2020. The last day to schedule a call with a Program Officer is July 17, 2020.

NextFifty Initiative will only accept applications using the provided online application. No paper or other electronic submissions will be accepted.

Grants will be made to nonprofit entities organized under sections 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), and 501(c)(6) of the IRS code that are in good standing with the state or jurisdiction in which the organization resides. Governmental entities are also eligible for funding. Applications are strengthened by collaborative partnerships in planning and execution.

NextFifty Initiative is committed to social equity and expects grantees to demonstrate performance accountability that is free from discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other protected status. In addition, NextFifty Initiative seeks projects that target the most underserved in the aging sector, including low-income individuals, ethnic and racial minorities, the homeless, and LGBTQ communities.


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