Strategy & Grants

Our Strategy & Grants View recent grants

Under a strategic framework adopted in 2012, The John A. Hartford Foundation will make grants and initiate programs that utilize five approaches:

For more information about the rationale for these approaches, our grantmaking priorities, and documents related to the strategic framework, please visit our Strategic Framework page.

Overall criteria for funding include:

  • Focus on the older adult population and inclusion of geriatrics expertise;

  • Potential for national scale and impact; and

  • Potential for leveraging other initiatives and funding sources.

Due to its narrow funding focus, the Foundation makes grants by invitation only.  See our Funding Guidelines for more information.

Information about grants operating under the Foundation’s previous strategic plan can be found under our Legacy Strategies page.