Many federal grants for senior citizens are listed on the Federal Grants Wire and the Foundation Center websites. The Federal Grants Wire maintains an archive of federal government grants and loans, and the Foundation Center archives private grants.
There are many grants available for senior citizens, according to the Federal Grants Wire. The Capital Assistance Program for Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities grant provides transportation funds. The Mortgage Insurance-Rental Housing for the Elderly grant provides quality rental housing for the elderly. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program provides grants to people age 55 or older to volunteer for community service.
The Foundation Center allows searches for grants offered by private organizations that support senior citizens, the center website states.