• Is your agency located within a community near a Griswold Home Care office? "Community" is typically 21 to 24 miles or less. THERE ARE OVER 200+ Griswold Home Care offices throughout the United States
  • Are you providing services that support low income elderly and or disabled individuals to "age in place"? 
  • Is your request between $500 to $2,000?

The Request for Proposals officially ended at 5:00 P.M., EST, October 17, 2016. We thank all of you for sending in applications and corresponding paperwork. 2017 grants were funded starting January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

The Process:
We review applications over a three to four week period. There are three levels to the process, ensuring a thorough review of all qualified applicants (if your organization does not meet our stated guidelines, you will not proceed in the review process).
Example: An Organization awarded a 2018 grant will be notified by mid December 2017. For those agencies who are not awarded, an email will go out mid to late December 2017. 

For further information, feel free to contact Penny Kardon at: penny.kardon@griswoldcares.org or call at 267-930-7347
Our Foundation is primarily paperless

Please note: Griswold Cares Foundation officially had a name change in September 2016. We are now known as Jean Griswold Foundation.

Look for next Request for Proposals in fall 2017

Apply for a Grant

​​Where there is potential for funding, the Foundation may advise the organization on subsequent steps in the consideration process. These steps may entail a site visit as part of staff due diligence, a meeting/presentation to Foundation, and the submission of additional information. 

We welcome emails and or telephone contact. Questions regarding the grant application process may be directed to Penny Kardon, Executive Director of Jean Griswold Foundation at penny.kardon@griswoldcares.org or call (267) 930-7347


Tel: (267) 930-7347