According to the U.S. census, “…by 2029, when all of the baby boomers will be 65 years and over, more than 20 percent of the total U.S. population will be over the age of 65” (www.census.gov). With the growth of this population comes an increased need for elder care—from health care, to in-home visits, to housing. Continuing in our serious of special interest groups, we now offer some suggestions regarding grants for older Americans. We’ll start off with a grant tip we’ve found useful:
So you have started a non-profit organization. You have selected your cause, received your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS, and are ready to start making a difference. Of course, to start having that impact you need funding for your projects. Seed money, donations, and fundraising will go a long way to meet your needs. Grants can also help expand your impact.