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2017-2018 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 fiscal year 2017-2018. 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 31, 2017. Applications must be received no later than December 15, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. 

This funding opportunity is open to AAA-affiliated senior community centers in Pennsylvania only. You may request a waiver of these eligibility criteria by submitting a waiver request form. To access this form, please contact us by email at  

NOTE: Grant application deadlines still apply to those requesting a waiver.

Application submission instructions are found here:  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:


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 the SCC Grant Coordinator at 717-772-1221.