top of page

Demonstration Grant
(Transportation & Housing)


Funding Amount

$10,000 – $50,000

Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

Application deadline was March 15th, 2023. Unknown when application will re-open


This new grant opportunity will benefit residents (especially those age 50 and older) by:

Advancing solutions that build capacity towards transportation systems change. This opportunity for grant funding of approximately $30,000 to $50,000 per project is sponsored by Toyota Motor North America.

Implementing accessory dwelling unit (ADU) design competitions that increase public understanding of this housing option and encourage the implementation of ADU supportive policies. This opportunity for grant funding will provide approximately $10,000 to $15,000 per project

Who Can Apply

The program is open to the following types of organizations: 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits (Nonprofit organizations must be recognized by the IRS in order to receive funds.); Government entities; Other types of organizations considered on a case-by-case basis. (Funds will not be provided to any for-profit company, nor individuals. However, AARP does allow for IRS recognized 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) tax-exempt non-profit organizations or government entities to serve as fiscal sponsors of grants)

Additional Eligibility Requirements

Project Type:
AARP Community Challenge grants may be used to support three project types. Project types described below will be prioritized over those that support ongoing programming or events

- Permanent physical improvements in the community
- Temporary demonstrations that lead to long-term change
- New, innovative programming pilots or services



Additional Information

Questions? Please email

bottom of page