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Leadership Transitions at RRF

After serving as a Trustee for nearly three decades, and Chair for the past ten years, Nathaniel McParland, M.D. announced his retirement from the RRF Board effective March 31, 2018.

Dr. McParland devoted much of his life to bettering the world around him. He served with distinction in World War II, receiving a number of awards for bravery and valor. After returning stateside, he attended Loyola University of Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and graduated in 1955. He was a physician and surgeon in the Chicago area for more than 40 years. In addition, he served as Vice President and Medical Director of Bankers Life & Casualty.

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Grant Highlights

Learn about how recent RRF grants have helped to improve the lives of older adults by reading the latest version of our Grant Highlights Newsletter.

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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.  Funding decisions will be made approximately three 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 Foundation has formally closed the Accessible Faith Grant Program.  If your house of worship is interested in making accessibility improvements, please contact the Foundation.