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AARP Community Challenge

AARP Community Challenge grants have funded programs in — to name just a few places — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (top row), Washington, D.C., (far left), Fort Worth, Texas, and Danville, Kentucky.

Check out the AARP Community Challenge grantees for 2019! »

Watch this short video about the AARP Community Challenge. Then click here to select from videos of dozens of challenge projects.

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AARP Community Challenge 2019 Winning Grantees

Winners List 2019

Check out the list of 159 winning AARP Community Challenge applicants. (See the links below to learn about prior grantees.)

AARP Community Challenge

About the AARP Community Challenge

Quick wins can lead to long-term change. The AARP Community Challenge answers that call by helping to build momentum for more livable communities nationwide

Two men play checkers on an outdoor game table in Macon, Georgia

AARP Community Challenge Archive

Articles and more about projects and programs funded with AARP Community Challenge quick-action grants

Planters and outdoor seating in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego, California

Winners List 2018

129 projects were funded, including an outdoor seating area (shown) in San Diego, California

Four women plant sidewalk trees in Jersey City, New Jersey

Winners List 2017

88 quick-action projects were funded, including a tree-planting program in Jersey City, New Jersey (pictured)


The Complete List

Look up all winning AARP Community Challenge grantees and projects by year or by state

A decorative light fixture on Main Street in Manning, Iowa

A Photo Album

See snapshots from several grantees to learn what a few (including Manning, Iowa, above) achieved

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