Services for the Elderly
Grants are awarded to charitable organizations providing direct services for our community’s older citizens who are still living in their homes. Eligible services will:
- Encourage and enable older adults to live independently, outside of institutional settings and address specific needs that allow independent living to continue.
- Support wellness and exercise activities that encourage better health for older adults, specifically those that are still living in their homes.
- Provide positive social and recreational opportunities for older adults who are otherwise isolated or unable to participate in community programs.
American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma - $12,500 for a campaign to prevent home fires among elderly residents.
NewView Oklahoma - $20,000 for a medication management program for seniors who are vision-impaired.
Oklahoma City Ballet - $10,000 for the Golden Swans program providing ballet classes to help improve senior mobility.
Rebuilding Together OKC - $20,000 to provide critical heating, cooling and electrical repairs to low-income seniors allowing them to remain safe, warm and dry in their homes.
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma - $20,000 to provide nutritious food and healthy living resources to low-income seniors.
The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command - $15,000 to support the Senior Watch program that provides immediate, short-term assistance for seniors in need of additional household, emotional or spiritual support.