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New Strategic Plan Starting in 2020: Stay Tuned!

The Board of Trustees recently approved a three-year strategic plan for The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF). As part of the plan, the Foundation established Strategic Priority Areas (SPAs), specific topics in aging that will be given higher priority within the Foundation’s grantmaking program. Click here to read more about the new strategic plan.

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Amy Eisenstein Joins The Retirement Research Foundation as Program Officer

The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) welcomes Amy Eisenstein to its dedicated team of professionals working to advance the quality of life for older people. Amy has worked in the field of aging for nearly 20 years. She is an Ambassador for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, a Fellow of The Gerontological Society of America, and serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

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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.