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Services for the Elderly

Grants awarded to support programs that focus on assisting the elderly to continue to live independently in their own homes, encourage wellness and physical activity, or provide opportunities for activities to reduce social isolation.

Grant Application Guidelines

Click here to view recent grants awarded.

Services for the Elderly iFund FAQ

  1. If my organization received an Services for the Elderly iFund grant last year, am I eligible to apply this year?
    You may apply this year if the following conditions have been met:
    • The funds have been fully expended
    • All follow-up grant reports have been submitted
    • The program successfully met its goal
  2. My organization has a current grant through one of the other iFund opportunities (Opportunities for Children or Access to Health Care). Am I eligible to apply for the Services for the Elderly iFund grant?
    Yes, but only if it is for a different program. We will not consider funding the same program with two different iFund grants.
  3. Are applications submitted online?
    Yes, after submitting an email requesting access to the application (please refer to the guidelines). If your proposed program and organization appear to meet the guidelines, you will receive an email with a link and access code to the online application.
  4. Will the organizations that apply receive notification if they are not approved?
    Yes, all organizations that submit an application will be notified of funding decisions.
  5. What is the logic model which is referenced in the grant application and follow-up reporting?
    A logic model is the visual tool which depicts the shared relationship between the resources, activities, outputs, outcomes and the intended impact of the program. Click here to view the new logic model.
    If you are an iFunds Services for the Elderly  grantee and need to access the logic model used in that grant application for your grant follow-up reports, please click here to view the logic model.

Grants are awarded to charitable organizations providing direct services for our community’s older citizens who are still living in their homes.

Grant Application Guidelines

Recent Grants

Daily Living Centers - $15,000 to support a transportation project helping seniors at the Jeltz Senior Center, a low-income senior housing complex, access groceries, medications, wellness opportunities and more.

Oklahoma City Ballet - $15,000 to support the Golden Swans program offering senior ballet and dance classes to help with loss of balance, flexibility and cognitive function.

Rebuilding Together OKC - $15,000 to purchase materials to build handicap access ramps for seniors.

RIVERSPORT Foundation - $2,500 to support a dragon boat league for seniors that provides physical exercise, socialization and rewarding experiences.

The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Command - $20,000 to purchase furniture and other household items that are necessities for low-income seniors who live independently.

Villages OKC - $5,000 to support their Porch Pals program in which volunteers deliver plants and flowers to seniors and offer conversation and interaction at a safe distance and with PPE.

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