AARP is extending and expanding applications for the 2020 AARP Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change across the country. Now in its fourth year, the program is part of the AARP nationwide work on Livable Communities. Grants can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand, or tens of thousands for larger projects. Applications accepted through (Extended) Friday, May 15 2020 11:59 p.m. ET.
Residents in five Kentucky cities will soon enjoy more amenities aimed at making their neighborhoods places where people of all ages can thrive, thanks to 2019 AARP Community Challenge grants.
The city of Lexington is considering changing its zoning rules to allow homeowners to build more accessory dwelling units (ADUs)—also commonly known as granny flats or mother-in-law suites—on their properties.
AARP is very active in the city of Louisville. We are working to make Louisville an even more livable community, we host monthly educational and outreach events, and we have a vibrant volunteer community team made of retirees and current employees from all walks of life.
AARP Livable Communities program is supporting efforts of neighborhoods, towns, and cities to become great places for all ages. AARP believes that communities should provide walkable streets, sustainable housing and transportation options, access to key services and opportunities for residents to participate in community activities.
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