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Combating Food Insecurity: Tools for Helping Older Adults Access SNAP

"Combating Food Insecurity: Tools for Helping Older Americans Access SNAP," a joint toolkit from FRAC and t...

"Combating Food Insecurity: Tools for Helping Older Americans Access SNAP," a joint toolkit from FRAC and the AARP Foundation, offers practical tips and examples to help organizations of all sizes address food insecurity in all types of communities with a goal of increasing senior SNAP participation. The toolkit walks through the basics of SNAP, and then provides practical resources to help organizations craft successful programs of education, outreach, and application assistance. It includes real examples of collateral and messages that have worked in communities across the nation, and offers strategies on how to measure success. Click here to access the toolkit.

Transportation Strategies for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Join the Administration for Community Living for two discussions on transportation issues and solutions for older adu...

Join the Administration for Community Living for two discussions on transportation issues and solutions for older adults and people with disabilities. Click here to learn more about the webinars below.

Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in Inclusive Coordinated Transportation Planning: Garnering the Support of a Diverse Range of Stakeholders in Human Services Coordination
Tuesday, November 18th, 3pm ET - REGISTER HERE

State & Local Experts Discuss How 5310 Works To Enhance Seniors' Mobility  
Wednesday, November 19th, 2pm ET - REGISTER HERE

Building Our Collaborative Muscles

We're in a new age of collaboration, where foundations and organizations are joining together to design and effec...

We're in a new age of collaboration, where foundations and organizations are joining together to design and effect strategies for social change. When our organization, the Garfield Foundation, first began exploring a collaborative approach more than 12 years ago, we felt like an outlier in a philanthropic sector that loved individual theories of change, developed in-house and handed down to grantees. Now we get three or four calls a month from groups that want to engage in and support impact networks. It's inspiring to see the growing awareness that indeed, if you want to go far, you have to go together, and that experts can't solve today's adaptive challenges solo. Continue reading here.

Building Our Collaborative Muscles, November 7, 2014, Stanford Social Innovation Review, by Rick Reed, Ruth Rominger, Jennifer Berman, & Kate Wing