The Services for Elderly iFund program was designed to support organizations that provide direct services to the elderly (65+ years) which enable seniors to live independently in their home. Other services for seniors include activities that promote wellness and recreational opportunities, thus encouraging health and reducing social isolation.
|Grant Information Meeting:||Monday, September 12, 2022 at 3 p.m. Register Here.|
|Deadline to Create/Update GiveSmartOKC Profile:||Monday, September 19, 2022|
|Deadline to Email Letter of Intent||Thursday, September 30, 2022|
|Grant Application Deadline||Friday, October 14, 2022|
Services for the Elderly iFund FAQ
If my organization received a Services for the Elderly iFund grant last year, am I eligible to apply this year?
My organization has a current grant through one of the other iFund opportunities (Opportunities for Children, Culture & Community or Access to Health Care). Am I eligible to apply for the Services for the Elderly iFund grant?
Are applications submitted online?
Will the organizations that apply receive notification if they are not approved?
What is the logic model which is referenced in the grant application and follow-up reporting?
Grants are awarded to charitable organizations providing direct services for our community’s older citizens who are still living in their homes.
ITNCentralOklahoma – $8,000 to support their Mental Health Outings program that pairs seniors with people to drive them to activities around Oklahoma City to help reduce social isolation.
Oklahoma’s Parkinson Alliance – $6,500 to support the Parkinson’s Care Partners that provides free family consultations, monthly support groups and solution packs to families.
Prairie Dance Theatre – $5,300 for Aloha in Motion classes that will engage older adults’ bodies and minds through Hawaiian dance and music, creative expression, cultural activities, storytelling and more.
Rebuilding Together OKC – $30,000 to add heat and air conditioning units to help maintain the interior temperature of clients’ homes through Rebuilding Together’s Safe at Home program.
RestoreOKC – $20,000 to support critical home repairs, handicap accessibility and emergent home repairs for seniors in Northeast Oklahoma City.
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Central Oklahoma – $17,300 to support their Provide-A-Ride program that provides one-on-one medical rides to low-income older adults in Oklahoma County who live alone and are no longer able to drive.
Riversport Foundation – $2,500 to support their Wise Dragons, a dragon boat league for seniors that provides physical exercise, socialization and rewarding experiences. boat league for seniors.
Salvation Army – $20,000 to supply basic household items and hard and soft furnishings seniors to help them maintain their independent living status.