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Livable Communities

AARP providing exciting community grants. Apply today!
Creating communities where people can thrive as they age is one of our top priorities. Thanks to the hard work of volunteers and a wide array of activities, we are making progress!
AARP ND commends the Mandan City Commission's decision to fund Bis-Man Transit’s paratransit services for 2023.
In June 2023, the City of Mandan, in partnership with AARP of North Dakota, launched Art on a Box, a community-driven public art project that enhances the visual landscape of downtown Mandan.
Community Challenge grants fund projects from community garden to self service grocery options in towns and cities across North Dakota.
In North Dakota four organizations received 2022 Community Challenge grants totaling $52,000. 
Bowman, Rugby, Grand Forks and Bismarck are each recipients of a 2021 AARP Community Challenge grant. A total of $3.2 million is being awarded by AARP to fund 244 “quick action” projects across the country to help create more livable communities.
Join us for this four-part series and learn how to live safely and comfortably by enabling where you live to be a “lifelong home.” The series will provide you with steps you can take to ensure you can live safely and thrive no matter your age or life stage. We will cover technology upgrades and in-home services; home improvements or additions; and new construction techniques that allow you to age in place.
AARP is collaborating with national nonprofit FitLot™ to build one outdoor fitness parks in each state and territory we serve. The fitness parks are designed for users of all ages and abilities.
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