AARP Community Challenge Grant

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AARP New Jersey is putting more green space in the Garden State. To advance its livable-community goals, AARP gave grants to two Community Challenge projects in New Jersey.
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AARP has given more than $25,000 in quick-action grants to improve livability in Danville, Louisville and Lexington.
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This summer four Iowa communities received AARP Community Challenge grants to jump-start beautification and accessibility projects. The Iowa grants, which totaled more than $17,000, will help the Avoca Public Library build a musical park for concerts and a green space for gatherings, enable the Keokuk Parks Foundation to convert tennis courts into dedicated pickleball courts, fund decorative lighting on Main Street in Manning, and share the Woodbine community’s history by mounting signs on buildings and in pocket parks along Main Street.
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Communities across Washington are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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Creative work from communities across the nation -- including three in Montana -- is showcased in the third edition of AARP’s  Where We Live: Communities for All Ages series. This edition shares more than 100 articles and dozens of photographs on the ways communities throughout the U.S. are becoming great places to live for people of all ages. It also highlights mayors and other community leaders who are making this change happen. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are featured in the book.
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AARP has announced the recipients of the 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including three projects in Idaho.
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Communities across the nation are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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Communities across Illinois are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including three recipients in Connecticut.  A total of $1.3 million will be distributed to fund 129 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. Nearly 1,600 applications were received from non-profits and government entities for the program, now in its second year. Each of the projects, which must be completed by November 5, is designed to achieve on one or more of the following outcomes:
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Creative work from communities across the nation, including Kuna, Idaho, is showcased in the third edition of AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages series. This edition shares more than 100 articles and dozens of photographs on the ways communities throughout the U.S. are becoming great places to live for people of all ages. It also highlights mayors and other community leaders who are making this change happen. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are featured in the book.
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