Health Initiative, Ltd., "Increasing Civic Engagement of
Third Age Professionals"
To meet the critical
needs of Free Clinics in the United States by engaging retired
health professionals to care for the uninsured.
Society on Aging, "Infusing Civic Engagement in the Field
To support activities that further
develop the field of civic engagement among gerontological practitioners
in the US.
Red Cross, "U.S. Ageing Study Tour"
To increase awareness of transportation and civic engagement models
for older adults by supporting an educational visit of key Bermudian
and Irish NGO staff to the US.
College, "Work Opportunities for Older Americans"
To provide support to the Center for Retirement Research for assessing
barriers to and opportunities for older adults' continued employment,
and for disseminating the results of the research.
Ventures, "The Civic Engagement Awards Program"
To support the 'Purpose-in-Retirement' Prize for social innovators
in the US who are 60 years of age and older.
Ventures, "The Role of Older Americans in National Service"
To provide support to enhance understanding about the potential
role of older Americans in national service, and to educate and
inform key policymakers.
Ventures, "Experience Corps – Going to Scale"
To help Experience Corps go to scale as the flagship of service
by older adults.
Ventures, "Experience Corps – Building the Field of
Service by Older Americans"
To maintain Experience Corps, a program where older adults serve
as tutors and mentors to children in American urban public schools,
by supporting core operations and infrastructure.
Planning and Research, LLC, "Community Experience Partnership"
To work in close collaboration with community foundations to develop
and implement strategies to utilize older adults in addressing
a community need.
Conference Board, "Managing a Mature Work Force"
To increase employers' awareness of barriers and opportunities
regarding older workers.
Conference Board, "Managing A Mature Workforce"
To provide support for the 'Managing a Mature Workforce' research
symposium that was held in Chicago in September, 2002.
Conference Board, "Inclusion of Maturing Workers in the Corporate
and Not-for-Profit Sectors"
To increase older
adults' inclusion in the workplace in the United States by assessing
the benefits and costs of employing older workers and then educating
key employers about that cost benefit analysis.
with Age, "Consortium Project Review"
To evaluate as a model this consortium project in Northern Ireland
to empower older adults to address health and well-being issues
by establishing potential criteria, costs, and partners for replication.
Washington University - Center on Aging, Health & Humanities,
"SEA Change Project-Promoting Civic Engagement in Later Life"
To provide support for a one-year planning effort to identify
and plan projects promoting civic engagement in later life targeted
Gerontological Society of America, "Civic Engagement in an
To support activities that
further develop the field of civic engagement among gerontological
researchers, practitioners and policy makers in the United States.
in Aging, "Community EngAGEment Initiative"
To support a pilot program in the United States designed to attract
community and family foundations and individual donors to philanthropy
Network, "Halftime – Pilot Project for Civic Engagement
among Older Adults"
To increase older adults'
civic engagement by developing and disseminating a recruitment
method targeted to church leaders.
Strategic Services, "Older Americans Civic Engagement Project"
To launch a campaign that brings together stakeholders with interests
in the employment, volunteerism, and lifelong learning of older
Americans and to launch a campaign that captures policymakers’
National Council on Aging, "Civic Engagement"
To support increased awareness, understanding and action in the
voluntary sector, and among policymakers, journalists, and community
leaders for lifting barriers to civic engagement by older adults,
and bring about changes in programs and policy.
Governors Center for Best Practices, "Policy Changes to Improve
the Civic Engagement of Seniors"
To improve opportunities to actively participate in society for
older adults in the United States by working with state governors.
America Foundation, "Productive Aging in the 21st Century"
To provide support for Phillip Longman's book Wising Up: The
Promise and Peril of Global Aging on productive aging.
ABLE of Michigan, "Older Workers in Direct Care – A
Labor Force Expansion Study"
To provide support
for an applied research project to assess how willing low-income
older adults are to work as direct-care workers and the strategies
useful in recruiting, training, and supporting them.
Interest Projects, "Promoting Civic Engagement Policies"
To remove barriers to older adults' volunteerism, employment and
lifelong learning by supporting a coordinated public policy campaign
in the United States.
San Francisco Foundation Community Initiative Funds, "Older
Adult/Community Civic Engagement Project"
To identify the ways in which older adults are contributing to
the well-being of communities in the United States by assisting
local community foundations' leadership of community audits.
Urban Institute, "Engagement of Older Americans – Current
and Potential Contributions"
To provide support
for a study to create a baseline which documents older adults'
current civic engagement practices, and barriers to and enablers
of greater engagement.
Nurse Service of New York, "AdvantAge Initiative - Community
Efforts to Engage Seniors Survey"
support to conduct a national survey that will provide insight
into how well communities in the U.S. can better engage and serve
their older residents.
Nurse Service of New York, "Strategic Plan for The National
To provide support
for a strategic plan to expand the AdvantAge Initiative nationally.
of America, Inc., "National Retiree Volunteer Coalition"
To support the National Retiree Volunteer Coalition for a research
and pilot initiative to assess opportunities for corporate retiree
programs in disadvantaged communities.
University in St. Louis, "Investigating the Impact of Experience
To assess the benefits of the Experience
Corps program in the United States by conducting a multi-state
Inc., "Been There/Done That"
To support the production of the national weekly radio program
"Been There/Done That" to foster social engagement and
lifelong learning among older adults.