Please read the Grant Request Guidelines and Grant Reporting Guidelines, as well as “About Us” to better understand the Friends Foundation for the Aging and whether there is a good fit. All grantees must be IRS Section 501(c)(3) organizations, categorized as public charities.
The first step is to send a one-page letter of intent by email. Be sure to include the problem you are addressing, your proposed action, and how you will evaluate success. Be sure to include a brief budget. Letters of intent can be sent at any time.
If your LOI is approved by the Board, you will be invited to submit a full proposal in the next grant cycle. Please submit by email; there is not an electronic form, but please respect the length limits listed in the guidelines–we’d like to keep it to 5 pages (plus budget).
Communication: You are welcome to call the Foundation at any time during the application process. In fact, it is encouraged so we can work together toward a successful project. FFA may request a site visit, presentation to the board or invite further conversation during the grant period. Our goal is to support your success. You may also send the proposal in advance of the deadline for some preliminary feedback.
Note to return grantees: If you have previously received a grant from FFA, we know you. You do not need to submit an LOI unless the proposal is for a radically different project. You can also be very brief on your organization history and competence and do not need to send another IRS ruling.
Proposals are due on September 15 and March 15.
Proposals are then distributed to the FFA board so they are able to submit questions, which are emailed to the prospective grantee for responses and edits. This process usually takes about 2 weeks.
Final proposals are then sent to the board which meets to consider requests typically within two months following the submission deadline. Notification will be sent soon after the meeting.
|Barclay Friends||$25,000||Horticulture program|
|Chandler Hall||$5000||Emergency Heros Fund|
|Friends Home & Village||$10,000||Technology to connect 2 campuses|
|Friends Home Kennett||$20,000||Performance Arts with residents with dementia|
|Friends House Retirement Community||$30,000||Garden accessibility & programs|
|Friends House Retirement Community||$2500||Emergency technology for family communication|
|Friends Services Alliance||$30,000||Education & Training Materials on Quaker Communities|
|Jewish Family & Children's Services Phila.||$30,000||Hoarding support programs|
|National Church Residences||$30,000||Expansion of pastoral care program to PA|
|Ralston My Way||$40,000||Workforce Development|
|The Hickman||$5000||Emergency personal protective equipment|
|Trinitas Health||$10,000||Emergency protective equipment|
|Witness to Innocence||$25,000||Social services for aging exonorees|
|Pendle Hill||$2100||Sound system in Barn|
|Friends Home Kennett||$20,000||Performance arts with residents with dementia|
|Ralston My Way||$50,000||Add care coordination, expand service area for aging in place|
|Friends Services Alliance||$7615||Dementia Symposium|
|Trinitas Health Foundation||$34,000||Closing the medication gap|
|Jewish Family & Children's Services Phila.||$30,000||Hoarding Support Program|
|Friends General Conference||$15,000||Spiritual deepening e-retreat on aging|
|Friends Home & Village||$40,000||Feasibility study for new housing model|
|Quaker Voluntary Service||$22,000||Support 2 fellowship placements in aging services|
|Friends Southwest Burial Ground||$20,000||ADA accessible path and parking|
|New York Yearly Meeting ARCH||$64,000||Pastoral care volunteers for seniors|
|American Friends Service Committee||$50,000||Social work services for immigrant seniors|
|Friends Services Alliance||$33,000||Leadership Institute & internships|
|Quaker Senior Living Consortium||$30,000||Study of loneliness and isolation year 2|
|Jaisohn Foundation||$30,000||Service integration through LCSW|
|ARTZ Philadelphia||$25,000||Community-based dementia care arts program|
|Friendsview Retirement Community||$61,000||ESL Mentor for increasing stable workforce|
|Friends in the City||$5000||Written description of model|
|New York Yearly Meeting-ARCH||$64,000||Volunteer pastoral care of aging adults and people with disabilities in NYYM-NY, NJ, CT
|Friends Services for the Aging||$35,000||Develop capable staff through Leadership Institute and Student Internships- US
|Friends House Retirement Community||$40,000||Aging Well With Friends, transportation and support - MD
|American Friends Service Committee||$50,000||Social service support for immigrant elders - NJ
|Quaker Living Consortium||$30,000||Study isolation and loneliness in senior living, test interventions - PA, NJ
|Philip Jaisohn Foundation (Health services )||$15,000||Develop Care Navigator services for Korean seniors-PA
| Organization|| Amount|| Purpose
| New York Yearly Meeting-ARCH|| $69,000|| Volunteer pastoral care of aging adults and people with disabilities in NYYM-NY, NJ, CT
| Friends Services for the Aging|| $35,000|| Develop capable staff through Leadership Institute and Student Internships- US
| Ralston My Way|| $50,000|| Affordable access to services for seniors to age in their homes - PA
| Friends House in Kennett|| $19,000|| Programs for residents with dementia -PA
| Act Now Foundation|| $25,000|| Expand bilingual community education on Alzheimer’s and Aging in Place - NJ
| American Friends Service Committee|| $48,300|| Social service support for immigrant elders - NJ
| Trinitas Health Foundation|| $35,000|| Extend Patient Safe & Sound program to aid frail elderly patients transition back to community
| Friends Rehabilitation Project|| $37,325|| Low income seniors and youth produce food through gardening PA
| Friends LifeCare-Caring Friends|| $10,500|| Dementia training for caregivers PA-NJ
| Ujima Friends Peace Center|| $29,300|| Intergenerational learning- PA
| Concord Quarterly Meeting|| $6993|| ARCH visitor training -PA
| Friends Center City- FitC|| $25,000|| Improvements for social programs PA
| Barclay Friends|| $5000|| Emergency funds after fire – PA
| Jewish Family & Children’s Services|| $30,000|| Hoarding Program - PA
| Stand Up For Salem|| $35,000|| Senior Community Garden Project-NJ
| Friends General Conference|| $49,700|| Spiritual Deepening e-Retreats
| Friends Mindfulness Collaborative|| $33,600|| Mindfulness for chronic pain management -PA
| Community Education Center|| $40,200|| Film on Medford Leas residents -NJ