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Grant recommendation summary for grantee application G-22073 by Ireland’s Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme


Ireland’s Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme supports cities, counties and towns across Ireland to prepare for the rapid ageing of our population by paying increased attention to the environmental, economic and social factors that influence the health and well-being of older adults. Age-friendly programmes work to provide walkable streets, housing and transportation options, access to key services and opportunities for older people to participate in community activities. By doing so, these communities are better equipped to become great places, and where appropriate lifelong homes, for people of all ages.

IIn 2014, Ireland’s Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme Ltd was given €178,426.00 for a project titled Older People Remaining at Home (OPRAH). With this funding the programme was promote systems change towards independent living for frail older people by supporting demonstration and evaluation of a national initiative - Older People Remaining at Home [OPRAH].

The six-page long document in the layout of a form was produced by staff of The Atlantic Philanthropies. It summarises the application request for the grantee project G-22027 titled Age Friendly Cities and Counties Initiative by describing the purpose and details of the grant as well as describing the organisation receiving the grant.
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The Atlantic Philanthropies, 1982-2020
Curated collection--Grant documentation, Atlantic Philanthropies (Organization), Ireland's Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme, Curated collection--Communities, Curated collection--Senior citizens, Grant 23234, Population aging, Non-governmental organizations, Older people--Housing, Older people--Services for, Retirement, Places of, and Curated collection--John Coonan
Grant 23234
Ireland's Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme
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