Previous Grants

Tallahassee Senior Center

To co-sponsor the Claude Pepper Senior Walk/Run, which consists of a competition for walkers over the age of 60, and one for runners, with prizes and refreshments.

ECHO Outreach Ministries

To purchase large freezers for storing meats ECHO receives free from the USDA for distribution to very low-income families.

Aging with Dignity

To help develop a system of health and long term care to maintain the human dignity of the elderly and prepare for the challenges younger Floridians will face as they age. Visit the organization’s web site at www.agingwithdignity.org

Long Term Care Campaign, Long Term Care Education Fund

To fight against the weakening of Medicaid through a public education campaign. Visit the organization’s web site at www.ltccampaign.org

1995 White House Conference on Aging

To prepare a video to be shown at the Conference.

Alliance for Aging Research

To prepare an official report to the 1995 White House Conference on Aging, “Putting Aging on Hold: Delaying the Diseases of Old Age.” Visit the organization’s web site at www.agingresearch.org

Alzheimer Resource Center

To sponsor their annual conference, “Alzheimer’s on the Horizon.” Visit the organization’s web site at personal.mco.bellsouth.net/mco/a/l/alzrc/

National Academy of Social Insurance

To sponsor the Academy’s annual conference opening dinner in Washington, D.C., which addressed issues surrounding Social Security reform. Visit the organization’s web site at www.nasi.org

Joint Project of the Pepper Foundation and the Florida Council on Aging

To broadcast television commercials on Medicare and Meals on Wheels to educate the public on proposed funding cuts.

Joint Project of the Pepper Foundation, Elder Care Services

To conduct workshops on grandparents raising grandchildren to provide resources and information to individuals responsible for rearing their grand or great-grandchildren. Visit the organization’s web site at ecsbigbend.com

Tallahassee Senior Center

To support the Senior Center’s Saturday Retreat Respite Program. This program provides periodic relief to persons who give round the clock care to a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia. Visit the organization’s web site at www.state.fl.us/citytlh/dncs/senior/

2030 Center

To support the 2030 Center’s Young Workers Retirement Health Project to produce educational materials about the retirement health of young workers, including a “policy manual” about how new Social Security reform proposals affect young adults. Visit the organization’s web site at www.2030.org

Bowman Gray School of Medicine

To sponsor a project in Preventative Gerontology which focuses upon research, education, medical and public health to delay age-correlated declines in physiological efficiency.

The Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging

To develop mechanisms for improved access, coordination and integration of community-based services as an initial means to the development of a more effective comprehensive long term care system for at risk elderly. Visit the organization’s web site at www.rmit.usf.edu/fpeca/

Florida Council on Aging

To support Special Plenary Sessions at the Annual Aging Network Conferences. Visit the organization’s web site at www.fcoa.org

Pepper Foundation/Close-Up Program

To bring together low income elders and students to participate in an Intergenerational Experience Project.

Joint Project of the Pepper Foundation and the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, FSU

To prepare and issue a report on long term care in America for the non-professional.

Bayfront Park Management Trust

To retrofit the Pepper Fountain in Pepper Bayfront Park for more economical operation

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