Kendal Charitable Funds released it’s 2022 Promising Innovations Request for Proposals. Letters of Intent will be accepted between May 2nd and June 10th, 2022. The process is open to any 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and/or those with a federally recognized 7871 Tribal government status. The 2022 grant program topic will focus on the national workforce shortages that are straining the U.S. healthcare system, specifically the shortage of skilled workers in the fields of elderly care.

Kendal Charitable Funds is seeking proposals that address two or more of the identified immediate needs, through creative, innovative, and replicable strategies and/or programs in the senior living industry and/or related services field that:

  1. Retain members of the current workforce through positive work experiences
  2. Recruits and nurtures new members of the senior living workforce
  3. Builds future employment opportunities and career pathways
  4. Promotes positive images of employment opportunities and careers in senior living

Review the full Grant Guidelines for more details.

To learn more about Kendal Charitable Funds and the Lloyd Lewis Fund for Promising Innovations, including prior funded projects, visit the Kendal Charitable Funds website.