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Aging Innovations Jump Start Grant applications open until September 15, 2017

Rural Aging Initiative logoThe Northland Foundation has released an RFP and is accepting applications for a special grant opportunity. Jump Start Grants are a part of the Northland Foundation's Rural Aging Initiative and are designed to support creative approaches to help older adults age in place. Approximately $80,000 will be distributed in 16 one-time grants of up to $5,000 to organizations located within and serving Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, or St. Louis County. Considered for funding will be work that:

  • better integrates community-based care,
  • utilizes technology,
  • supports family caregivers,
  • addresses direct care workforce challenges, and
  • replicates or adapts evidenced-informed or evidenced-based program models.

The RFP, application documents, and the special grants portal link will remain open until 4 p.m. on September 15, 2017. Funding decisions will be made by October 31, 2017.

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