Friday, February 23, 2024

Lombard, IL – AgeGuide, the Area Agency on Aging for Northeastern Illinois, is pleased to announce it is soliciting Letters of Interest from non-profit and local government organizations qualified to receive Federal/State of Illinois financial assistance grants. These funds provide services for older adults (age 60+) as authorized under the Older Americans Act of 1965 in the 8-county region. The funding period follows the federal fiscal year from October 1, 2024 through September 30, 2025.

Fundable services include:

  • Aging & Disability Resource Network services (Information & Assistance, Medicare/Medicaid Benefits Counseling, & Public Education)
  • Transportation
  • Community Connection Collaborative (Education, Recreation, & Health Screening)
  • Legal Services
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Targeted Outreach to Culturally Diverse Older Adults
  • Health Promotion

The service provider must adhere to the AgeGuide General Service Requirements in addition to service-specific requirements. For further information about grant requirements and the application process, visit

“We are thrilled to open this funding opportunity for Fiscal Year 2025” said Marla Fronczak, CEO of AgeGuide. “We look forward to fostering new local partnerships and building on existing relationships to provide exceptional services to help older adults thrive in their communities.”

Successful applicants must comply with all applicable pre-qualification requirements. These  include, but are not limited to: provide Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and System for Award Management (SAM) numbers, demonstrate acceptable fiscal management/stability (including the ability to meet matching requirements), and show evidence of good standing with the Secretary of State with no Debarred/Suspended/Stop Payment/Excluded parties listings.

Letters of Interest should be sent to [email protected] no later than March 22, 2024.


AgeGuide Northeastern Illinois, an Area Agency on Aging, is a nonprofit organization responsible for developing and coordinating a network of services for older persons throughout an eight-county area in northeastern Illinois. AgeGuide informs and advises public and private agencies and the general public of the needs of older people living in its region and acts as an advocate on their behalf. The Agency serves DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties. Other information about AgeGuide, other topics of interest to older adults, and links to additional resources are available at the Agency’s web site:




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