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AARP Awards Grants to 10 Florida Organizations to Make Communities More Livable

AARP Florida announced 10 organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge Grants, totaling $157,800, as part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.

The Center will receive $6,350 to aid blind or visually impaired arts aficionados, audio describers will be hired and an assistive-listening system will be installed for center’s theatrical, dance and art offerings. The Blind Visionaries multimedia group will perform, and a tactile and audible art exhibit will be staged.