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Program Details

Supporting Advancements in the Field of Aging

Sponsor: Retirement Research Foundation (RRF)
Internal Deadline: 09/06/2023
Institutional Submission Limit: 1
Sponsor Deadline: 11/01/2023
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RRF Foundation for Aging focuses on improving the quality of life for older people. In an effort to strengthen the Foundation’s impact, RRF has established Priority Areas. These Priority Areas are specific topics in aging that will be given higher priority within the Foundation’s grantmaking program.

Types of Grants
  -  Research: Seek causes and solutions to significant problems for older persons
  -  Advocay: Achieve enduring social change around issues that affect older Americans
  -  Direct Service: Improve availability and quality of community-based services and supports in seven states
  -  Professional Education & Training: Increase the competency of professionals and paraprofessionals who serve older people
  -  Organizational Capacity Building: Improve management and governance of non-profit organizations

A Letter of Inquiry is required as a prerequisite for consideration of funding. Invite decisions for submission of a full proposal are made approximately one month after the Letter of Inquiry due date. There are 3 submission cycles per year.



Submission Process

Limited submissions for Foundations are coordinated between the Office of the Vice President for Research and Corporate & Foundation Relations.

If interested in applying for this opportunity, email a two-page project abstract, include at top the project title, PI, and list of key collaborators and a 2-3 page CV/biosketch for the PI (SCiENcv preferred) by the INTERNAL DEADLINE above to Julie Morris at

For questions about applying to a Foundation, please contact Jennifer McCormack, Corporate & Foundation Relations (

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