NEW! ARCC Grant Application Information
The Alzheimer’s Resource Coordination Center (ARCC) within the Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging is pleased to announce a solicitation for Alzheimer’s services program grants for the grant year beginning July 1, 2017. The ARCC is requesting grant applications for respite care services as well as educational interventions for persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD), their families, and caregivers. For more information, please click here.
NEW! ElderCare Trust Fund
The ElderCare Trust Fund supports small community-based programs throughout South Carolina that help seniors stay in their communities. Join us and help seniors stay in their homes by checking Line 28 of your 2016 South Carolina Income Tax Return and completing Form I-330. Remember: "It's not too late to check Line 28!" If your organization has a program which accomplishes the mission of the ElderCare Trust Fund by helping seniors to live in their communities with dignity and vitality, click here for a grant application information packet.
2017 PIP Application
The Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging (LGOA) will accept applications for the Permanent Improvement Project (PIP) grant program from February 1 – 28, 2017. Completed applications must be submitted to the local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for approval before the LGOA will consider the project application. Applications not approved by an AAA will not be accepted/considered. Applicants must fully understand the PIP guidelines and requirements before submitting applications. The LGOA will award grants, based on available funding, once a thorough review process is completed. The application is available for download here.
Senior Fraud Alert
The Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging has been alerted to a scam in South Carolina involving lotteries and sweepstake contests that targets senior citizens. If you, or a loved one, ever receive a letter or telephone call announcing that you have won the lottery or a sweepstakes contest -- DO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION. For more information, visit our Senior Fraud page.
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