Archstone Foundation Awards $1,840,000 in Grants

Posted February 8, 2011 | Archived News | 2010-2015

Long Beach, CA, February 8, 2011 – The Board of Directors of the Archstone Foundation, a grantmaking foundation committed to preparing society for the growing needs of an aging population, announced the approval of eight grants, totaling $1,840,000. Grants were approved during the second quarter of fiscal year 2011. 

 The following grants were awarded under the Fall Prevention Initiative:  

  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California ($483,333)
  • California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California ($216,667): Two-year grants to support the continuation of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence and to expand its efforts in reducing fall risks among older adults. The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence is a partnership between the University of Southern California and California State University, Fullerton.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California ($125,000): A two-year grant to include falls questions that were collected in 2003 and the 2007 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) and repeat them in 2011.

The following grants were awarded under the Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative:  

  • Center for Community Solutions, San Diego, California ($150,000): A two-year grant to support the continuation of the San Diego Help and Outreach to Protect the Elderly (HOPE) Team Elder Abuse and Neglect Forensic Center.
  • Institute on Aging, San Francisco, California ($150,000): A two-year grant to support the continuation of the San Francisco Elder Abuse Forensic Center.
  • University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California ($350,000): A two-year grant to continue the support of the Center of Excellence in Elder Abuse and Neglect and to continue to provide technical assistance to develop other elder abuse and neglect projects in the state of California.
  • Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California ($350,000): A two-year grant to support the continuation of the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center and a multisite evaluation of the Forensic Center model.

The following grants were awarded under the End-of-Life Initiative:  

  • Sepulveda Research Corporation, North Hills, California ($15,000): A one-year grant to host the 19th Annual Hospice and Palliative Care Conference.