A nonprofit grant making organization focused on the broad issues of health and healthcare delivery, the Archstone Foundation has take a leadership role in the field of aging. The Foundation has also played a key role in organizing a national consortium of granting agencies called "Grantmakers in Aging."
Archstone's committment to the College of Health and Human Development's Center for Successful Aging (CSA) has resulted in more than $2 million in financial support over the past 10 years. Initial funding from Archstone came from a $308,000 grant to the Ruby Gerontology Center for its Balance and Mobility Community Outreach Program.
Most recently, Archstone has committed a grant of $1.3 million to the CSA. This grant has been awarded to the Center as part of a consortium of groups in California to develop the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence. This Center will guide a five-year initiative to develop a sustainable infrastructure for services and programs designed to reduce falls in older Californians.