Skip to content

And the Winners are ...

Learn about the 184 selected projects — including two-dozen efforts related to COVID-19

NEW! Use the AARP Livable Communities Map (or the links below) to locate and learn about past grantees

About the AARP Community Challenge

Our annual challenge funds projects that build momentum for local change

The Complete List

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

Impact Stories

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


Contact us by email at

Winners List 2019

Check out the list of 159 winning AARP Community Challenge applicants.

Winners List 2018

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

Winners List 2017

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

A Photo Album

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

Our Free Publications!

See the complete list at

Livable Library

Follow Us

Contact Us

  • Email AARP Livable Communities at

  • Ask about the AARP Livability Index by completing this online form.

  • AARP Members: For questions about your benefits, AARP The Magazine or the AARP Bulletin, visit the AARP Contact Us page or call 1-888-OUR-AARP (1-888-687-2277).