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Changing the Public’s View of Aging

Eight of the nation’s leading aging-focused organizations have formed an unprecedented partnership to create a better public understanding of older adult’s needs and contributions to society – and subsequently to improve the lives of all people as they age.

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Advocates Win Boost To Retirement Savings For Illinois Workers

Illinois recently enacted the Secure Choice Savings Program Act. This legislation will make Illinois the first state in the country to provide an automatic enrollment retirement savings program for private-sector workers who currently do not have access to such a savings vehicle at the workplace.

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Grant Highlights

Learn about how recent RRF grants have helped to improve the lives of older adults by reading one or more of our Grant Highlights Newsletters.

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Grant Deadlines

Applications for Responsive Grants and Standard OCB Grants are considered three times per year. Deadlines are February 1, May 1, and August 1. When a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the due date is moved to the following work day.  Decisions are usually made four months after each deadline.

OCB Flexible Fund Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year, and decisions are generally made within four to six weeks.  The deadline for Accessible Faith Grant applications is June 1.  When a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the due date is moved to the following work day.   Decisions are usually made within six months.