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​​2023-24 Senior Community Center Grants

The Senior Community Center grant application period for 2023-2024 ended as of 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023. 

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) is announcing $2 million in new competitive grant funding opportunities for Pennsylvania’s Senior Community Centers in fiscal year 2023-2024. 

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

All applications and required documentation must be submitted electronically through the Commonwealth’s Electronic Single Application (ESA) system by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023. Any application materials not received through the ESA system by the deadline will not be considered. 

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 Wednesday, November 1, 2023. 
  • All applications and application materials must be received electronically through the ESA system no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023. 
  • All other required application documentation is available for download through the ESA system.


Contact Robert Cherry at or or call 717-772-2551 for questions or assistance regarding the PDA Senior Community Center Grant Program.