Grants Awarded

Older Adults

Music & Memory Program (2014)

$30,000

Music & Memory, Inc.

Mineola, NY

https://musicandmemory.org/

To support the replication of the Music & Memory program locally improving the quality of life of frail older adults.

Neighbors Network (2014)

$40,000

Senior Resource Alliance

Orlando, FL

http://www.neighborsnetworkfl.org/

To support development of a community-based membership organization, the Neighbors Network, that enables local older adults to remain at home while they age by providing access to volunteers, partners, and screened service providers when older adults need help

Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning (2014)

$23,437

Rollins College

Winter Park, FL

http://www.rollins.edu/evening/rollins-center-lifelong-learning/

To help Rollins College develop and offer a life-long learning program through Hamilton Holt School.

VOICE (Volunteers Organized in Community Engagement) (2014)

$48,365

Rollins College

Winter Park, FL

http://www.rollins.edu/evening/rollins-center-lifelong-learning/voice.html

To support a service program using senior volunteers to address local community issues.

Brain Up! Florida (2013)

$93,325

Alzheimer's Association-Central and North Florida Chapter

Altamonte Springs, FL

http://www.alz.org/cnfl

To develop a program to increase community awareness of and educate the public on ways to positively affect brain health.

Building & Sustaining Spiritual CARE (2013)

$3,420

Senior Resource Alliance

Orlando, FL

http://www.seniorresourcealliance.org/

A collaborative grant with the Community Health Work Group to provide training for church volunteers to learn about the spiritual aspects of chronic disease so they can help fellow church members cope with illness. This is part of the Faith Community Nursing program.

Enhancing Food Access (2013)

$557

Central Florida Leased Housing Corp.,Inc

Winter Park, FL

http://winterparkhousing.com/

To help purchase 112 reusable insulated bags and 53 foldable shopping carts to make it easier for older adult residents of Plymouth Apartments and Tranquil Terrace to shop for food.

It's a SNAP (2013)

$10,500

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

http://www.foodbankcentralflorida.org/

To support efforts to enroll more local seniors in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps.

Leadership Matters (2013)

$34,403

Senior Resource Alliance

Orlando, FL

http://www.seniorresourcealliance.org/

To establish a regional learning collaborative with regular opportunities for those in long-term care to network and receive education, and to also support the hiring of a part time Pioneer Network coordinator.

Livable Communities Conference Track (2013)

$10,000

Florida Council on Aging

Tallahassee, FL

http://www.fcoa.org/

To support development of a one-day Communities for Life workshop as part of the Florida Council on Aging’s 2013 annual conference in hopes of raising awareness about what it takes to build an aging-friendly community.

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