Grantmaking Guidelines


The Foundation provides grants to not-for-profits and local governments for programs and projects that improve the lives of older adults and caregivers. Priority is given to those that focus on seniors’ and caregivers’ most basic needs.

Geographical Area

The Foundation considers funding requests for projects and programs only in our geographical area of Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester Counties, NY.

Focus Areas

The Foundation funds programs and projects that directly impact low-income and vulnerable older adults and their caregivers in the following areas:

  • Food insecurity
  • Home-based care services
  • Respite and support services for spouses/relatives caring for older adults at home
  • Safety, security and elder abuse
  • Social work/Case management
  • Transportation for older adults, caregivers, or home health aides

Other proposals may be considered; Contact the Foundation to discuss the program or project prior to submitting a Letter of Inquiry (LOI).

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