2016 Grants Awarded - $135,000

Organization Grant Awarded Purpose
Alzheimer's Association, Greater IL Chapter $5,700 Support 2016-2017 Alzheimer's education, awareness and outreach programs.
Catholic Charities $8,000 Support Crisis Assistance Program to provide emergency financial assistance to individuals 55 years of age or older.
Chatham Area Public Library $1,500Provide more services to population over 55.
Comfort Living and Associates $6,000 Strengthen existing Heating and Cooling Assistance Program.
Contact Ministries $18,000 Provide prescription assistance to clients age 55 and older who live in Sangamon County.
Greater All Nations Tabernacle Church of God in Christ $7,650 Enhance monthly senior luncheon by purchasing food for senior meals.
Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County $10,000 Wheelchair ramp installation program.
Home Instead Senior Care Foundation $1,500 Provide 250 needy, local seniors with Christmas gifts through the "Be A Santa To A Senior" program.
Illinois Pickleball Association $3,450Support senior programs in Springfield, Riverton, and Williamsville.
Land of Lincoln Honor Flight $10,000 Provide honor flights for Korean War and Vietnam War era veterans in Sangamon County.
Loami Area Community Pantry $6,500 Purchase items requested by seniors who receive assistance from pantry.
One Hope United $8,000 Support the Foster Grandparent Program.
Senior Services of Central Illinois — Food Insecurity $25,000 Supplement (1) Daily Bread program and (2) Springfield Specialty Meals on Wheels program.
Senior Services of Central Illinois — Wellness and Emergency Fund $9,000For: (1) fitness programs for lower income seniors and (2) emergency funds for rent/utilities/medications to assist seniors living on restricted incomes.
Springfield Muni Opera $5,000 Senior bus program for 4 Senior Nights.
St. Joseph's Home of Springfield $4,500 Enable St. Joseph's Home to become a certified MUSIC & MEMORY nursing home.
The Food Pantry of First Presbyterian Church $5,200 Provide non-perishable food items to address unmet needs of seniors and enhance their quality of life.