Del Mar Social Innovation Award for Older Adult Programming

Please note: As we strive to bring a greater level of service to older adults in the Dayton region, we are in the process of updating the criteria for the Social Innovation Award. Please stay tuned for an announcement in the fall of 2018. Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Aiyana Marcus, program officer, at (937) 225-9964.

Greater Dayton not-for-profit organizations that serve adults age 55 and older are encouraged to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the fourth Del Mar Social Innovation Award for Older Adult Programming. This award, presented by a fund of The Dayton Foundation, will recognize the best innovations from nonprofits that demonstrate breakthrough thinking in helping to address issues facing older adults.

One or more organizations may be selected to receive the Del Mar Award and share the maximum grant amount of $100,000.

To be eligible for the award, your organization must:

  • be recognized as a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, according to the Internal Revenue Code,
  • benefit citizens age 55 and older in the Dayton Region,
  • have a diversity/inclusion policy,
  • demonstrate systemic collaboration,
  • address needs that are not met fully by existing organizational or community resources,

Eligible programs/projects for this award must:

  • exclusively serve older adults and,
  • demonstrate unduplicated, systemic and highly collaborative efforts to create a notable and significant change in the quality of life for older adults or address trends affecting the region’s aging population.

The application period for the Del Mar Social Innovation Award for Older Adult Programming is currently closed.

Need more information? Please contact Aiyana Marcus, grants program officer, at (937) 225-9964.

Click here for more information on how to apply for a Discretionary or Greenlight Grant through The Dayton Foundation.

 

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File date: 05.11.18

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