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AARP Connecticut has selected five awardees for its third Livable Communities Grant Program dedicated to fund quick-action projects in Connecticut communities that will help make immediate improvements or jumpstart long-term progress that will support residents. AARP Connecticut funded seven projects in 2019 and four in 2018, the first year of the program.
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The program funds quick-action projects that help make communities better for all ages; Application Deadline is April 1, 2020
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AARP CT Livable Communities Grant application for PDF
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AARP CT Livable Communities Grant application for PDF
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The 2018 AARP Community Challenge is now accepting applications through May 16, 2018 to fund “quick-action” projects in communities across the country. Grants can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand for larger projects. The program is now in its second year and is part of AARP’s nationwide work on Livable Communities, helping neighborhoods, towns and cities to become great places for all ages.
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Tia Murphy is the AARP Connecticut volunteer state president. She launched the “Travels with Tia” blog series as part of her presidential journey. She will travel around the state to meet dedicated AARP volunteers and have them show her what makes their corner of Connecticut a special and fantastic place to live.
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The following story was submitted by Lindsay White, an advancement associate, grant writer for KNOX.
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AARP is now accepting applications for Community Challenge grants to fund projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative that aims to make our communities great places to live for everyone.
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