Organizations that Received Grants in 2023

At its fall 2023 meeting, the Jarvie Commonweal Service Committee approved grants totaling $330,000 to eight organizations that provide care to the elderly in the New York City area.

The organizations that received grant funding are listed below. We are grateful for the good work these agencies do, and happy to partner with them to serve, advocate, and provide for age-friendly care for an ever-expanding population in the New York City area, empowering older adults to live at home.

  • CaringKind, to expand its program to work with dementia patients whose primary language is Chinese.
  • Concerts in Motion, to expand its home and on-line concert series, fighting isolation and bringing music into the homes of older adults in NYC.
  • Goddard Riverside, to expand services at its Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, which primarily serves low-income, Spanish-speaking older adults.
  • Health Advocates for Older People, for the healthy aging program, which serves as a resource for older adults.
  • Project FIND, to support its Innovative Technology Program bringing intergenerational virtual reality gaming and programs to older adults within the Older Adult Communities they manage and centers they serve.
  • Riverstone Senior Services, to support their English and Spanish speaking Cognitive Day Center, serving the community of Washington Heights.
  • Sage Eldercare, for its Spend-A-Day Medical Adult Day Center.
  • Sage LGBTQ+, for its comprehensive Care Management program for older adults who identify as LGBTQ+.
  • Search and Care, to bolster six key programs for older adults: money matters, mental health services, older adult technology services, defraying the costs of pet care, medical escorting and nutrition and dietary support and to support their recent expansion on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

Find out more information about our Grants to Organizations program here.