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AARP Community Challenge Impact Stories

Success stories about projects and programs funded by AARP quick-action grants

The articles and videos listed here are about programs and projects that were funded by the annual AARP Community Challenge, a "quick-action" grant program to make communities more livable for people of all ages. 

This includes articles that describe the longer term impact that grantees have seen since implementing their projects.

Read more about the challenge, and find lists of all the grantees, by visiting


A Temporary Mobility Lane Helps Jump-Start Permanent Change

The impact of a 2018 AARP Community Challenge project in Kansas City, Missouri

Advancing a Policy to Support Accessory Dwelling Units

The impact of a 2018 AARP Community Challenge project in Lexington, Kentucky

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