Health Aging Opportunity Grants
Healthy Aging Opportunity Grants, (formally SENIOR Grants), offered by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are designed to encourage state health departments to develop strategic and collaborative approaches to improve the health of older adults in their states. The intent of the grants is to support state capacity related to healthy aging. Selected projects will address state level public health strategic and collaborative approaches to improving the health of older adults.
These grants are intended to position states to:
The 2011 Healthy Aging Opportunity Grants proposal period is now closed. States that applied for funding will be notified by July 1, 2011 and the funding period will begin July 15, 2011. This site will be updated soon with information about currently funded states and projects.
Healthy Aging Opportunity Grants provided to states in 2009 have recently concluded. In 2009, grant proposals were invited in one or more of the following areas: 1) Oral Health 2) Emergency Preparedness, or 3) Policy Interventions. Documents related to the 2009 Healthy Aging Opportunity Grants include the following: