Plus: Conference Session Proposals are Coming Due, Too
April 25, 2018
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Deadline #1: May 16, 2018
Here’s a chance to move something great off of a
list and onto the
list. Our “quick action” grants fund projects that help make communities more livable for people of all ages. The application due date approaches!
LEARN HOW TO APPLY FOR A GRANT
Deadline #2: May 31, 2018
The 6th Annual AARP Livable Communities National Conference will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, this November. (Registration opens this summer, so you have time for that.) However, if you’d like to be a presenter, we’re accepting pitches for breakout sessions and mobile workshops now. See the due date above.
LEARN HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL
Google Maps Accessibility
— “To make public transit work for everyone,” Google Maps introduced wheelchair-accessible transit routes for six major cities. (New York and Boston are the two U.S.-based options.) More will be added.
Is Your City a Smart City?
— Earlier this month, Transportation for America announced the 22 communities it selected to participate in the second cohort of its Smart Cities Collaborative program. Check out the list.
Cool New Tool
— An interactive tool from the Kaiser Family Foundation creates customized health fact and indicator reports for a single state or multiple states.
Grantmakers in Aging
webinar about engaging older volunteers in youth-serving nonprofits: Wednesday, May 9, 2–3 pm (ET),
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