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AARP Foundation Grants Program

Income Grants

Recession Recovery for Low-Income 50-plus
Working Families

Recession Recovery for Low Income 50-plus Working Families Grant Application Process

Step 1: Take the Eligibility Questionnaire (Closed, as of Oct. 4, 2011)

Step 2: Download the Income Grants Program Request for Proposals (RFP)

Step 3: Review RFP criteria

Step 4: Submit Letter of Inquiry (LOI) by Oct. 3, 2011

Step 5: Submit questions to (Please note: As of Oct 4, we are not currently accepting or responding to new LOI email questions.)

Step 6: Join a technical assistance call for applicants. Dates and times to be determined (TBD) 

Step 7: Draft your proposal and collect needed materials

Step 8: Submit your proposal online, with attachments, by October 17, 2011

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Programs & Services

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

This program offers free assistance with tax-return preparation. Go

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AARP Benefits QuickLink

See if you qualify for public assistance and you can save money on health care, medication, food, utilities, and more! Go

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Finances 50+

This financial capability program is a collaboration between AARP Foundation and Charles Schwab Foundation. Go

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Housing Solutions Center

This program offers free HUD-certified counseling and assistance to 50-plus homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure. Go

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