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Responsive Grants

The Retirement Research Foundation is one of the first private foundations in the nation devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues.  RRF’s Responsive Grants program supports projects that have a significant focus on older adults, ages 65 and over, in the following areas:

Achieve enduring social change around issues that affect older Americans

Improve availability and quality of community-based and residential long-term services and supports

Increase the competency of professionals and paraprofessionals who serve older adults

Seek causes and solutions to significant problems for older adults

Applications for Responsive Grants are considered three times per year. The deadlines for the submission of applications 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 dayDecisions are usually made four months after each deadline.