The 2021 AARP Community Challenge is On!
February 17, 2021
Livable Communities Newsletter
Publications & Resources
2021 AARP Community Challenge
The application period is open for the 5th annual
AARP Community Challenge "quick-action" grant program. Funding is available for local governments and nonprofits that are eager and ready to work on a community-improving project that can be started and completed before year's end.
LEARN HOW TO APPLY
Look up the lists of past grantees, watch project
videos, and learn how AARP Community Challenge funds have benefited communities nationwide by supporting tangible improvements that jump-start
DISCOVER WHAT’S BEEN DONE
Livability News & Notes
7 Steps to Municipal Resilience and Recovery
— This free, downloadable report identifies what local governments can do to help their economies recover from COVID-19-related disruptions, address inequities, and build strength and sustainability for the future.
Mayors Innovation Project
Staying (and Aging) in Place
— Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. homeowners haven’t moved in 20 years. In fact, there are now more homeowners than ever before who have lived in their homes for at least two decades.
Realty Biz News
— The Walking College — a part-time, remote-learning leadership
program for people who want to bring pedestrian-friendly change to their communities —
is accepting 30 fellows into its 2021 class. The application deadline is February 28.
Literally, learn more! The U.S. Census Bureau's Census Academy offers several free, online courses for people interested in learning how to access and analyze community and population data.
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