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Funding proposal to The Atlantic Philanthropies by Ireland’s Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme in 2014

Context

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.

In 2013, Ireland’s Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme Ltd. was given €1,873,000.00 for a project titled Age Friendly Cities and Counties Initiative. With this funding the programme was to complete a national roll-out of the Age Friendly Cities and Counties model and mainstream the service with state support.

Description:
The thirty-three-page long document details the proposal to the Atlantic Philanthropies by Ireland’s Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme to embed and sustain the programme within the system for the long term.
Type:
text and business records
Creator:
Ireland's Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme Ldt., 2013-
Subject:
Curated collection--Grant documentation, Atlantic Philanthropies (Organization), Ireland's Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme, Curated collection--Communities, Curated collection--Senior citizens, Grant 22073, Population aging, Non-governmental organizations, Older people--Housing, Older people--Services for, City planning, and Curated collection--John Coonan
Grant:
Grant 22073
Grantee:
Ireland's Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme
Year of Grant:
2013
Location of Grantee:
Dublin
Rights:
The material is copyright of either Cornell University, The Atlantic Philanthropies, or where listed, the original authors or commissioning bodies. This collection is being made available under CC BY-NC-ND license, which allows users to access the material as long as the original copyright holder is credited; the material cannot be changed in any way or used commercially.
Attribution:
Cornell University Library, Digital Repository of Ireland, and The Atlantic Philanthropies
Doi:
https://doi.org/10.7486/DRI.gt550914j