Program Timeline

July 11, 2019: Applicant Orientation Webinar

August 6, 2019: Program Applications and Membership Applications Due

August 21, 2019: Notification of Acceptance

August 27, 2019: Deadline to Confirm

September 18, 2019: Register for Guild’s Conference by Early Reg Deadline
(Note: Registration for Oct. 30 and Nov. 1 will be underwritten for the primary participant of organizations accepted into CCA; travel stipends will be available for organizations with annual operating budgets under $750,000.)

October 2019: Pre-Work 

October 30, 2019: Catalyzing Creative Aging Onsite Institute (Austin, TX)

October 31, 2019: Follow-Up Workshop & One-on-One Coaching (Austin, TX)

November 2019: Needs Assessment Survey for Technical Assistance

Nov. 2019. - June 2020: Lifetime Arts provides customized support to each program participant through webinars, video chats, and individual and small group coaching provided via telephone. 

Apr. 2020: RFP for seed grants opens (only the 20 program participants in Phase One will be eligible)

May 2020: Deadline for seed grant proposals

June 2020: Seed grants announced 

July – Dec. 2020: Program Implementation and continued training and coaching for seed grant recipients