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2016-2017 Senior Community Center Grant Opportunities 

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is announcing $2 million in new grant funding opportunities for Pennsylvania’s Senior Community Centers in fiscal year 2016-2017. Grant funding opportunities are intended for enhancements that increase participation and programming, attract a new generation of older adults, and enable senior community centers to provide a safe and healthy environment for participants.

Grant applications will be evaluated for how effectively they advance one or more of the four goals listed in the department's 2016-2020 State Plan on Aging. The grant application period opens on October 31, 2016. Applications are due no later than December 12, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. 

Application submission instructions and required documents:


Applications may be submitted by email to, or by saving the application to a flash drive and mailing the flash drive to:

Pennsylvania Department of Aging

Bureau of Aging Services
Attention: SCC Grants
555 Walnut Street, Forum Place, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

For questions, please email, or call Robert Cherry at 717-772-1221