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2018-19 Senior Community Center Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is announcing $2 million in new grant funding opportunities for Pennsylvania's Senior Community Centers in year 2018-2019. 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.

The grant application period opened October 15, 2018. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 30, 2018.

This funding opportunity is only open to Pennsylvania senior community centers that are affiliated with an Area Agency on Aging. You may request a waiver of these eligibility criteria by submitting a waiver request form. To access this form, please contact the Department of Aging by email at SCCgrants@pa.gov.

NOTE: Grant application deadlines still apply to those requesting a waiver. Application submission instructions are found here: 2018-19 SCC Grant Application Submission Instructions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the grant process here: FAQ

Click on the links below to download the required grant application documents:

Submission:

Grant applications may only be submitted electronically by email.  Submit all application materials in one email to SCCgrants@pa.gov.

If you are unable to submit your application through email, contact the Department using the contact information below to make alternative arrangements.

For questions, please email SCCgrants@pa.gov, or call the Senior Center Grant Program Administrator at 717-772-2551.