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2022-23 Senior Community Center Grants

The grant application period ended December 16, 2022. Applications are no longer being accepted for fiscal year 2022-2023. 

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) is announcing $2 million in new grant funding opportunities for Pennsylvania’s Senior Community Centers in fiscal year 2022-2023. 

Grant funding opportunities are intended for enhancements to increase participation and programming, attract a new generation of older adults, and enable Senior Community Centers to provide a safe and healthy environment for their participants. 

This funding opportunity is only open to Pennsylvania Senior Community Centers with an existing, contractual relationship with an Area Agency on Aging in accordance with Aging Program Directive #96-04-01

New for this grant year – All applications and required documentation must be submitted electronically through the Commonwealth’s Electronic Single Application (ESA) system by no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2022.  

Informational Webinars   

Informational webinars will be available through the Pennsylvania Department of Aging Learning Management System. The first webinar focuses on how to apply through the ESA system and a second webinar outlines grant application and project requirements for prospective applicants. 


  • The grant application period opens Tuesday, November 1, 2022. 
  • All applications and application materials must be received electronically through the ESA system no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2022. 
  • All other required application documentation is available for download through the ESA system.
  • Any application materials not received through the ESA system by the deadline will not be considered. 


Email or call 717-772-2551 for questions regarding the PDA Senior Community Center Grant Program.