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Funding Opportunity: $50,000 Grants Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing

Deadline: May 31

Applications are being sought for Excellence in Affordable Housing Awards for nonprofits. Four $50,000 grants will be awarded for exemplary leadership, innovation and quality service delivery in affordable senior housing. The grant program seeks to showcase models of excellence in the design, operation, and property management of affordable, green senior housing; to increase understanding of how to achieve success in providing high-quality independent living for seniors; and to share models and provide financial support for agencies that exhibit excellence in green and service-enriched independent senior housing.

For more information or to apply, CLICK HERE>>

Source: PCA News Bulletin / MetLife Foundation

10 Recommendations to Ensure Programs are Inclusive, Accessible, & Relevant to New Comers to America & Older Adults

As you are aware, immigrants and older adults are collectively a growing portion of the United States population with diverse values, varying economic resources, and very different assets and challenges. Arts and cultural organizations have remarkable tools at their disposal to engage these populations through meaningful outreach while simultaneously contributing to organizational sustainability.

Culture Connects All: Rethinking Audiences in Times of Demographic Change  details ten recommendations for ensuring that programs are inclusive, accessible, and relevant to new comers to America and older adults. The recommendations are not prescriptive but are intended to provoke thought and highlight innovative models. Each recommendation is accompanied by stimulating examples from arts and cultural organizations in six cities: New York, Tampa, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, and Phoenix. We hope this report will initiate discussion within your organizations and communities on the opportunities that arise by reaching out to immigrants and older adults.  read report>>

Source: Partners for Livable Communities and MetLife Foundation

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