Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
One-year grant to ensure that Illinois complies with ADA integration mandates for older adults and others with psychiatric disabilities.
Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly
One-year grant to provide enhanced technical assistance to 24 providers of community care program services to ethnic elders.
Families USA Foundation
One-year grant to protect vulnerable, low-income elderly from harmful effects of potential cuts to the Medicare program.
The Generations Project
One-year grant to advocate for long-term services and supports in Indiana.
Illinois Partners for Human Service
One-year grant to advocate for aging services providers in Illinois.
Jane Addams Senior Caucus
One-year grant to continue support of the Aging Justice Program which provides intensive training and prepares older women and their allies to advocate for issues relevant to Illinois’ elders.
National People’s Action
One-year grant to continue support for advocacy efforts to end predatory lending practices that target senior citizens.
National Senior Citizens Law Center
Two-year grant for technical assistance and training on implementation of managed care for long-term services and supports to legal advocates in Florida, Illinois, and New Jersey.
Pension Rights Center
One-year grant to continue providing training and technical assistance to regional pension counseling and information programs across the country.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
One-year grant to educate private sector workers about retirement security, including the economic security benefits that an Automatic IRA Program in Illinois could provide.
Social Security Works Education Fund
One-year grant to provide media training to older adults advocating for retirement income security, to increase the effectiveness of sharing their stories with decision makers and the media.
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
Seven-month grant to support a joint project by the Institute for Person-Centered Care and the Consumer Coalition for Assisted Living to include person-centered programs for patients and caregivers as a component of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act.
One-year grant to build support for a systemic policy solution to improve retirement security for Illinois private sector workers who lack access to employment retirement plans.
Oak Park, Illinois
One-year grant to continue support for the Make Medicare Work Coalition, building capacity of service providers to help older adults understand and navigate health care benefits, and advocating on their behalf.
Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana
Fort Wayne, Indiana
One-year grant to support caregivers of individuals with dementia and other chronic health conditions.
Alivio Medical Center
One-year grant to continue implementing a program that recruits and trains volunteers to help seniors access benefits and resources.
Asian Health Coalition
One-year grant to continue and expand a colorectal cancer screening program for elderly Asian Americans.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
One-year grant to continue support for a nutrition project training home care aides and the seniors whom they serve about proper nutrition and healthy meal preparation.
Chinese American Service League
One-year grant to continue providing the evidenced-based program Matter of Balance to Chinese older adults.
Christian Appalachian Project
Ten-month grant to continue providing home repairs for at-risk seniors in Eastern Kentucky.
Family Service Agency of DeKalb County
One-year grant to continue support of a replication of Enhance Fitness in five senior centers.
Greater Chicago Food Depository
One-year grant to continue ensuring that older adults have access to healthy food options.
Hospice Care Plus
One-year grant to respond to patients in remote areas more effectively through the use of video phones.
Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly
One-year grant to support re-establishment of the Moving Services Program for frail elders facing a residential move.
ITN Bluegrass Inc.
One-year grant to build financial sustainability for a transportation program serving Kentucky elders.
St. Charles, Missouri
Eleven-month grant to expand a transportation program for seniors.
Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida
One-year grant to continue to expand a volunteer program addressing social isolation of low-income, frail seniors in Southwest Florida.
Jewish Vocational Service and Employment Center
One-year grant to continue support of expanding employment services for older adults.
Latino Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Alliance
One-year grant to develop a guide for Latino caregivers of elders with Alzheimer’s disease and to continue a caregiver support group.
National Able Network
One-year grant to continue support of an employment training and counseling program for low-income older adults.
National Academy of Social Insurance
One-year grant to educate lower-income older Americans on how delaying Social Security claims until after the age of 62 can increase one’s retirement benefits significantly.
North Shore Senior Center
One-year grant to expand its Care Management Program, to fill gaps in services and generate revenue toward financial self-sufficiency.
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
One-year grant to continue to support a user-friendly, toll-free telephone helpline that improves access to legal services for low-income elders.
Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service of South Palm Beach County, Inc.
Boca Raton, Florida
One-year grant to support a workforce development program training seniors to become senior companions.
Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation
One-year grant to continue support to assist Spanish-speaking elders with information, services, benefits and programs for their physical and emotional needs.
Saint John’s Community Care
One-year grant to expand adult day care services to a second site in Metro-East St. Louis in southwestern Illinois.
One-year grant to train seniors with new vision loss techniques for orientation and mobility.
Six-month grant to purchase and install equipment to expand its emergency call system.
Social Development Foundation
One-year grant to follow low-income elders newly enrolled in benefits programs and assist them with renewal applications.
Southwest 8 Senior Services
Council Bluffs, Iowa
One-year grant to deliver an educational program on nutrition to older adults in an eight-county area in southwest Iowa.
Touchette Regional Hospital
One-year grant to support expansion of its Patient Navigation Program for older adults.
University of Massachusetts Boston
One-year grant to continue providing pension counseling to retirees in Illinois.
West Virginia Community Voices – WV Partnership for Elder Living
Charleston, West Virginia
One-year grant to train direct care workers.
Professional Development And Training
Advocate Charitable Foundation
Park Ridge, Illinois
Two-year grant to train Advanced Practice Nurses in post-acute care to provide advance care planning consultation for patients with chronic and progressive illness.
American Academy of Home Care Physicians
Two-year grant to complete a learning collaborative to improve the cost-effectiveness of homecare practices in the Independence at Home federal demonstration project.
American Medical Directors Association
Eighteen-month grant to update and disseminate Clinical Practice Guidelines for diabetes, COPD, and heart failure, to personnel working in long-term care facilities.
Gerontological Society of America
Ten-month grant to advance gerontological and geriatric education and training.
National Family Caregivers Association
One-year grant to create a micro-website serving the needs of family caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.
Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders
New York, New York
One-year grant to enhance its training program on the needs of LGBT elders for mainstream aging services providers.
Society for Public Health
One-year grant to disseminate a special issue of Health Education & Behavior addressing wellness education in an aging society.
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
One-year grant to develop a national quality-improvement registry to improve the cost-effectiveness of primary care practice for home-bound patients.
University of Florida – IFAS, Food Science & Human Nutrition Department
One-year grant to pilot a nutrition education program for staff of senior living facilities.
University of Florida Foundation
Two-year grant to strengthen and expand Shands Teaching Hospital’s NICHE program, training nurses and others how to improve care of geriatric patients.
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Fifteen-month grant to develop, deliver, and evaluate webinars to build knowledge of best practices among nursing home social workers, and to attract social work students to careers in long-term care.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Nine-month grant to develop and test comprehensive care planning in the Washington Veterans Medical Center.
Providence, Rhode Island
One-year grant to examine the financial antecedents and outcomes of adopting nursing home culture change.
Two-year grant to create a business plan to sustain and disseminate the Hospital Elder Life Program of delirium prevention.
Hektoen Institute for Medical Research
Two-year grant for Phase 2 of a multi-center cohort study on victims of elder mistreatment seen in five Chicago-area medical centers.
Two-year grant to test whether a new strength training program helps older adults maintain their independence.
One-year grant to support research to prepare family caregivers to recognize and act on delirium symptoms in older adult family members.
Pioneer Network in Culture Change
Rochester, New York
One-year grant to develop and disseminate tools nationwide to implement practices that enable person-centered care to 4,000 quality-focused nursing homes.
University of Arizona
One-year grant to support a pilot study of an interactive online support group for recently widowed older adults, using Second Life Virtual World.
University of Illinois at Chicago
One-year grant to continue disseminating Fit and Strong!, an evidence-based program that promotes activity in persons with osteoarthritis.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
One-year grant for a pilot study of the T3 Protocol, addressing stopping, altering, or replacing ineffective or unneeded treatments for nursing home residents with dementia.
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
Two-year grant to develop and test messages for recruiting Boomers as volunteers for senior nutrition programs in rural and low-income, inner city neighborhoods.
Organizational Capacity Building
Six-month grant to enhance the organization’s capacity for effective Board Governance.
Benedictine Sisters of Chicago-St. Scholastica Monastery
One-year grant for an organizational capacity building effort to establish a major gifts and planned giving program.
Centers for New Horizons
Six-month grant for consultation services to assess the organization’s capacity building needs.
Chinese American Service League, Inc.
Six-month grant to engage in strategic planning.
One-year grant to develop a strategic plan to guide the organization’s growth.
Lincoln Park Village, Inc.
Fifteen-month grant to build capacity for improved resource development.
Calvin Christian Reformed Church
Oak Lawn, Illinois
Eighteen-month grant to construct two accessible restrooms.
Hyde Park Union Church
Eighteen-month grant to install an elevator.
Ravenswood Budlong Congregation
Eighteen-month grant to install an elevator to provide access to all four levels of the combined facility.
Saint Aloysius Catholic Church
One-year grant to install automatic door openers at the main entrance of the Monsignor Thiele Center.
Saint Gertrude Parish
Franklin Park, Illinois
Eighteen-month grant to renovate two restrooms for accessibility.
Saint Gregory the Great Church
Eighteen-month grant to construct concrete entrance ramp for accessibility to the lower level of the gymnasium building.
Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church
Eighteen-month grant to install a vertical platform lift from the main level of the church and the administrative building for access to the lower level restrooms and meeting space.
Saint Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church
Palos Heights, Illinois
Eighteen-month grant to install an elevator in the main church building to provide access to lower level activity locations.
Saint Paul’s Church by-the-Lake
Eighteen-month grant to renovate two restrooms for accessibility and install platform lift between the church and Parish Hall.
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Eighteen-month grant to renovate two main level church restrooms for accessibility.
Uptown Baptist Church
Eighteen-month grant to install an elevator and provide wheelchair spaces in the sanctuary.
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Eighteen-month grant to install a platform lift to provide access to lower level, redesign exterior walks, and add a new front door to provide accessibility.
Alliance for Aging Research
One-year grant for 2013 support.
Council on Foundations
One-year grant for program support and administrative expenses.
One-year grant for 2013 program support and administrative expenses.
The Foundation Center
New York, New York
One-year grant for 2013 program support.
Grantmakers in Aging
One-year grant for 2013 program support.
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
One-year grant for 2013 program support.