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The links provided on this page represent some of the resources on aging and grant making that Stevens Square Foundation feels are useful and informative. They are presented in alphabetical order.

Administration on Aging
This site provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.

Alzheimer s Association - Minnesota North Dakota 
This site provides families and professional care partners with access to services, programs, and educational opportunities that support persons with Alzheimer s and related memory loss diseases.

This is a resource which includes thousands of reviewed links to long term care information, a searchable database of organizations, and an expanding library of articles and reports, news, and events.

GIA - Grantmakers in Aging
The only international professional organization of grantmakers active in the field, Grantmakers In Aging (GIA), is dedicated to promoting and strengthening grantmaking for an aging society. GIA’s membership includes leading staff and trustees from all sizes and types of foundations involved directly or indirectly with aging. GIA provides a personal connection to key people, high quality resources and state-of-the-art ideas about aging and all issues related to aging.

Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging
As the designated area agency on aging for the Metro area, the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging (MAAA) is a catalyst in building communities where elders live with dignity, mutual respect and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures. MAAA does this through advocacy and education, fund distribution, systems change, capacity building, and information and assistance.

The Minneapolis Foundation
The Minneapolis Foundation is one of the nation s oldest and largest community foundations, administering more than 700 charitable funds (assets greater than $600 million) created by individuals, families, and businesses throughout Minnesota. The Foundation helps its donors and funding partners distribute more than $30,000,000 in grants each year to support their local, national, and international charitable interests and to improve the quality of life in our region.

As a center for philanthropy, the Foundation also shares its philanthropic expertise with other foundations and engages the community on critical social issues through public information campaigns and events. For more information, visit

The Minnesota Council on Foundations

Founded in 1969, the Minnesota Council on Foundations is a regional membership association of grantmakers working to improve the health and vitality of our communities.  The Council s membership includes family and other private foundations, community and other public foundations, and corporate foundations and giving programs.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
N4A advocates on behalf of the local aging agencies to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans.

National Center for Creative Aging 

The National Center for Creative Aging is dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging, and to developing programs that build upon this understanding.


National Institute on Aging (NIA)
This is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA s mission is to improve the health and well-being of older Americans through research.